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CorHealth Ontario Resource and Presentation Highlights

Please visit the Resources for Planners & Providers section of our website to view any of the resources below. For any inquiries, please contact us at service@corhealthontario.ca.

Chronic Heart Failure: General Information and Practical Tips for Health Care Providers
The CorHealth Ontario Chronic Heart Failure: General Information and Practical Tips for Health Care Providers pocket guide was featured during the Chronic Heart Failure Nursing Workshop at the 28th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium in St. Johns, New Brunswick in September.

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Deactivation: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
The CorHealth Ontario Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Deactivation: A Guide for Health Care Professionals has gained attention across Canada as it was recommended at the Cardiovascular Symposium in New Brunswick in September and during the “Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Deactivation: Building a Pan Canadian Collaboration” workshop at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in October. The workshop team included representation from Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.

Health Quality Transformation 2018 Booth Resources
During Health Quality Transformation 2018 that took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on October 17, we shared a variety of materials at our booth. If you were in attendance and were not able to pick up any of the resources we shared, please feel free to download them from our website by clicking the links below:

  1. EQI Program
  2. Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Deactivation: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
  3. Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Deactivation: A Guide for Patients and Families
  4. Chronic Heart Failure: General Information and Practical Tips for Health Care Providers

Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) 2018 Presentations
On October 20-23, the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre where CorHealth Ontario staff shared several presentations on the following topics:

  1. Cardiac Rehab Care in Ontario, presented by Sheila Jarvis, Interim CEO, CorHealth Ontario
  2. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) outcomes in Ontario, presented by Garth Oakes, Staff Scientist, Health System Policy, Planning & Performance, CorHealth Ontario
  3. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) - Improving Access to Care: Challenges and Opportunities, presented by Graham Woodward, Senior Vice-President, CorHealth Ontario
  4. Echocardiography Quality Improvement Program presented by Dr. Anthony Sanfilippo, Cardiologist, Kingston General Hospital, Dr. Kwan Chan, Cardiologist, University of Ottawa Heart Institute and Andriy Kolos, Sr. Strategist, Clinical (EQI), CorHealth Ontario
  5. Implantable Cardiac Devices, presented by Karen Harkness, Strategist, Clinical (Heart Failure), CorHealth Ontario

The CCC was an opportunity to get updates on guidelines and best practice recommendations across the country, learn about new research and clinical trial results, and meet and share with colleagues doing similar work in Canada.

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