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Clinicians at The Ottawa Hospital launch 14 innovative projects to improve health-care delivery, thanks to funding from TOHAMO and The Ottawa Hospital’s Research Institute
March 22, 2019 - The Ottawa Hospital Academic Medical Organization (TOHAMO) has awarded $1.169 million in Innovation Grants to 14 teams, with supporting funds provided by the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
Researcher aims to make surgery safer for frail patients
September 29, 2016 - Anesthesiologist and scientist Dr. Daniel McIsaac is doing research to better understand why some older patients recover quickly after surgery while others do not. As Canada’s population ages, more older patients are coming to hospital for sur
Frail patients more likely to die in the year after surgery
February 24, 2016 - While all surgeries come with risks, a recent study led by Dr. Daniel McIsaac found that frail, elderly patients are more likely to die in the year after surgery than other patients. The study published in JAMA Surgery reviewed the health records