Affiliation: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
- Using technology to create a medication safety net for cardiac surgery patients: a nurse-led randomized control trialHeather Sherrard
Clinical Services, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, Ontario
Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:9-15. 2009..Interactive voice response (IVR) technology was used to increase medication compliance and reduce adverse events (hospitalization and emergency visits) in post-cardiac surgery patients...
- Telehome monitoring in patients with cardiac disease who are at high risk of readmissionA Kirsten Woodend
Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
Heart Lung 37:36-45. 2008..Telehealth technologies are a viable means of providing home monitoring to patients with heart disease at high risk of hospital readmission to improve their self-care abilities...
- The use of coaching to improve peri-operative efficiencies: the Ontario experienceHeather Sherrard
Clinical Services, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Healthc Q 12:48-54, 2. 2009..Ontario's Wait Times Strategy--which was launched in November 2004--adopted the concept of coaching to help hospitals improve access to services and reduce wait times...