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Cornwall Ontario – The Heart Institute is proud to announce the successful implementation of best practices in the treatment of Heart Failure, Acute Coronary Syndrome, and Smoking Cessation by Cornwall Hospital. The Cornwall Hospital is being recognized for its leadership in providing all of the essential medical, administrative, and health records support as well as submitting all data to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) in order to capture vital information and share its learning.
“Over this entire process, Cornwall Hospital has shown tremendous leadership and commitment in ensuring the implementation of a solid approach that will empower its patients to be more involved with the care they receive,” said Dr. Thierry Mesana, President and CEO of the Heart Institute.
“We are thankful for this recognition of our staff and the processes they have developed and implemented to support this important program,” said Jeanette Despatie, President and CEO of Cornwall Hospital. “Our staff welcome the opportunity to be part of this collaboration which will improve how we care for our patients.”
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is the only independent provider of specialized cardiovascular care for the Champlain Local Health Integration Network, home to over 1.2 million people, and serves more than 40 referral hospitals throughout the province.