Clinical epidemiology newsletter highlights IQ@TOH, a new initiative to harness research to improve quality of care

September 23, 2015

The sixth edition of the Clinical Epidemiology Program’s EPIgram newsletter is now available, including a cover story on IQ@TOH, a new initiative to harness research to improve quality of care at The Ottawa Hospital. The newsletter also features Dr. David Moher’s knowledge synthesis group and Peter Tugwell’s rheumatology/health equity research group. There are also candid Q&As with Dr. Keith Wilson and research coordinator Ria De Gorter, plus a summary of metrics to measure research success at The Ottawa Hospital. Seven Clinical Epidemiology researchers also appear in the newsletter as Lego figures.

About The Ottawa Hospital

The Ottawa Hospital is one of Canada’s largest learning and research hospitals, with more than 1,100 beds, approximately 12,000 staff members and an annual budget of about $1.2 billion. Our focus on learning and research helps us develop new and innovative ways to treat patients and improve care. As a multi-campus hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa, we deliver specialized care to the Eastern Ontario region, but our techniques and research discoveries are adopted around the world. We engage the community at all levels to support our vision for better patient care. From the compassion of our people to the relentless pursuit of new discoveries, The Ottawa Hospital never stops seeking solutions to the most complex health-care challenges.

For further information, please contact

Jennifer Ganton
Director, Communications and Public Relations,
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Office: 613-798-5555 x 73325