We provide provincial leadership and planning for the Ontario Stroke System by measuring performance, partnering to achieve best practices, and creating innovations for stroke prevention, care, recovery and reintegration.
As of April 1, 2016, the Ontario Stroke Network (OSN) and Cardiac Care Network of Ontario (CCN) have come together as a single entity to ensure a comprehensive and integrated approach to cardiac, vascular and stroke care in Ontario.
Access to inpatient stroke rehabilitation services in Ontario has dramatically improved over the past three years, most notably for stroke survivors with severe disability. A report examining Ontario’s stroke rehabilitation services, released today by the Ontario Stroke Network (OSN) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), describes the results.
Heart & Stroke is undergoing an exciting transformation and is planning stronger brand identity including a modern, bold logo and tagline that will re-engage Canadians and reignite their passion.
Stroke Clinical Handbook helps add accountability to best practice standards and improved patient care
The Stroke Clinical Handbook has positively impacted the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHTLC) policy goal of adding accountability to best practice standards and improved patient care. The OSN recently released the Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Demonstration Project Final Report: Ensuring Quality in the Implementation of Quality Based Procedures - Stroke (EQUIP-Stroke).