VR research a reality at Runnymede

Runnymede is a rehab hospital that is one of the first partner sites of VRx to pilot the technology to explore the potential benefits of using VR with various types of patient populations. Check out the Runnymede’s newsletter...

HealthTO special presentation: VRx

Join OpenLab in the Special Edition of HealthTO during Health Innovation Week that will showcase Toronto startups, companies and organizations that are paving the way in healthcare through technology. At this event, a special presentation will be held by VRx. HealthTO will also showcase many of these innovators and the many more that are helping to grow the health technology ecosystem in Toronto. Tickets available here: https://www.meetup.com/HealthTO/events/238295616/   ...

5th Annual National Forum on Patient Experience

Improve Outcomes, Quality of Care, and Transform your Patient Experience!   The 5th Annual National Forum on Patient Experience is the only event dedicated to patients and professionals from across the country in coming together to address important issues in patient-and-family-centred-care.   In the wake of the Patients First Act and medical-assistance in dying (MAID), funding cutbacks across the board, and new Accreditation standards, it is now more important than ever for you to put your patients at the centre of your care.   Discover where PFCC is heading on a national level, and what your organization needs to do to improve:   ROI in PX: Demonstrate the value of PFCC to leadership and staff MAID Legislation: Effectively communicate and maintain trust Patients First Act: Gain insight directly from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care Staff Experience: Ingrain PFCC through staff engagement and education Home and Community Care: Engage with hard-to-reach patients   Come together with leading healthcare experts at Canada’s first and longest-running conference on patient experience!   For more information please visit – https://goo.gl/SbMbuA Download your free copy of the...

Open Rounds

                              Every Tuesday 12 – 1pm OpenLab Workshop (Rm. 13N1382) Toronto General Hospital (TGH) 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4 https://goo.gl/maps/87lke Our weekly Open Rounds are, as the name suggests, open for everyone to attend. It is our weekly gathering to discuss progress across all of our projects and to entertain new ideas. In addition to the OpenLab staff, Open Rounds are often attended by people unaffiliated with OpenLab. Please join us if you have an interest in a particular project, are curious about OpenLab, want to put forward a new project idea, or just want to meet new people. Directions: Open Rounds are held at the OpenLab Workshop, Room 13N1382, on the 13th floor of TGH.  If you enter from University Ave., take the Munk elevators to the 13th floor.  Upon exiting, follow the hallway to your left and enter into the first waiting room on your left.  Walk through the doorway marked Tropical Medicine and turn right when you reach the clinical corridor.  You will find us at the end of that corridor on your left (Room 13N1382)    ...