Webinar recording: Organizational Approaches to Patient Partnership in Research

On February 20th, 2020, OSSU’s Patient Partners Working Group brought together representatives from Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Nadia Tanel and Beth Dangerfield) and L’Hopital Montfort (Denis Prud’homme) to discuss how their organizations had embedded patient partnership in research beyond…

Organizational approaches to patient partnership in Ontario

OSSU’s Patient Partners Working Group supported a cataloguing of organizations across Ontario that have instituted approaches to patient partnership in health research that reach beyond the project and embed partnership in the organization as a whole. This catalogue marks the…

From accidental opioid dependency to advocate

Charlotte Munro bears a tattoo of her ECG reading from when she emerged from a near fatal coma. It’s a talisman of sorts, with the phrase “have faith” incorporated into the graph lines. “When doctors didn’t have a prognosis to…

EMPOWER Digital Awards

Four more EMPOWER awards are being “powered” with OSSU funding to extend the impact of patient-oriented research in Ontario, this time with an increased focus on digital health solutions: Helping adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities better manage and communicate…