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Kumanan Wilson, MD, MSc, FRCPC
613-798-5555 ex 17921
kwilson@ohri.ca

Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus
1053 Carling Avenue, Box 684
Administrative Services Building
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9

News

Standardizing digital vaccination records in Canada: team behind CANImmunize launches Canadian Vaccine Catalogue
July 12, 2018 - As provinces and territories across Canada work to digitize vaccination records, a team of Canadian physicians, researchers and policy-makers has released the first version of the Canadian Vaccine Catalogue (CVC).
The Ottawa Hospital opens digital health lab at Algonquin College
April 18, 2018 - April 18, 2018 (OTTAWA) — Algonquin College and The Ottawa Hospital are expanding their collaboration on health research, innovation and training with t
Using big data to help the smallest babies – Canadian researchers use newborn blood tests to identify preterm children in low-resource countries
March 23, 2018 - Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the University of Ottawa have received nearly US $1 million from
Newborn sepsis: Could routinely collected blood spots help with early detection?
January 19, 2018 - Sepsis is a major cause of death and illness in newborns worldwide. It occurs when an infection spreads throughout the body and enters the bloodstream. A stu
CANImmunize: Partnering with local public health to improve vaccination data
December 8, 2017 - Reporting your children’s vaccination records to public health authorities can be a pain! Katherine Atkinson, Dr.
Need a CT scan for a head injury? Ottawa rule now included in app
November 22, 2017 - The Ottawa Rules app now includes the Canadian CT Head Rule developed by Dr. Ian Stiell and colleagues. This r
Ottawa man tests new technology for stroke recovery
March 1, 2017 - Norbert Franke (centre) was part of a pilot project led by Dr. Dar Dowlatshahi (left) and speech-language pathologist Karen Malle
Could a simple blood test improve care for preterm infants in low income countries?
February 23, 2017 - Preterm birth is one of the leading causes of death and illness in newborns around the world. Specialized care can improve the health of preterm infants, but
New digital comic book, Invasion of the Alien Zombies, aims to educate kids about the immune system
January 24, 2017 - Alien invaders descend on a world while defensive forces mobilize to battle the intruders... is this the plot from an upcoming blockbuster movie or
Innovative computer tablet could help stroke patients recover
January 5, 2017 - Stroke patients often spend days or weeks recovering in hospital, and while some rehabilitation services are available during this crucial time, many spend h
Could a "metabolic fingerprint" identify premature babies in developing countries?
September 2, 2016 - Canadian-led team awarded US $1.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to investigate What if a blood spot from a new
Unhealthy habits cost Canadians 6 years of life
August 16, 2016 - Study looks at impact of smoking, poor diet, physical inactivity and alcohol Unhealthy habits are costing Canadians an estimated six y
Does this ankle need an X-ray? There’s an app for that
May 9, 2016 - An app based on internationally-known Ottawa Rules will save patients from unnecessary scans The Ottawa Rules, a set of rules used around the
$3.5M to make mobile immunization app available to everyone, everywhere
April 22, 2016 - ImmunizeCA, the popular mobile immunization app developed by Dr.
Creators of ImmunizeCA mobile app win national award for community impact
June 3, 2015 - The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, the Canadian Public Health Association and Immunize Canada, creators of the ImmunizeCA app,
New pilot project in Ottawa offers mobile solution for immunization reporting
April 30, 2015 - Ottawa residents can send their children’s immunization information to public health authorities via their iPhones and iPads OTTAWA – If you forgot to report your child’s immunization information to Ottawa Public Health (OPH), a new smartp