Press Releases

2020

  • February 21: Hospitalists are coming to RVH and it’s a win-win proposition
  • January 28: RVH CT hours extended
  • January 17: RVH welcomes new VP of Corporate Services as new year begins

2019

  • December 3: Hospital Auxiliary announces Christmas treasure raffle winners
  • October 25: MyChart tool puts patients in the driver's seat
  • October 17: Thankful for cancer care close to home at RVH
  • September 16: RVH/SFMH announce leadership succession plan
  • September 16: RVH surgical program inspires gift, welcomes new surgeon
  • September 11: Foundation’s Catch the Ace lottery backstops state-of-the-art technology for RVH
  • September 3: RVH/SFMH Boards announce pending CEO retirement
  • April 23: RVH Foundation's Catch the Ace lottery off to an exciting start
  • January 25: RVH to receive funds for infrastructure upgrades

 

2018

  • December 20: Dedicated volunteers contribute to ATS program
  • November 15: Collaborative artwork project connects patients
  • November 1: Collaboration key to providing medical expertise close to home
  • September 19: Accreditation ensures quality cardiac diagnostics close to home
  • September 13: RVH Board of Directors welcomes two new members
  • August 15: Civitan Club continues long-term investment in local healthcare
  • June 18: Balanced budget, exemplary standing are some RVH achievements in 2017-2018
  • June 13: RVH’s commitment to women’s health—A partnership with The Ottawa Hospital
  • June 1: One-year milestone reached to Go-Live of Epic Health Information System
  • May 15: RVH recognizes special achievement during Nursing Week celebrations
  • April 19: New initiative at RVH helps to maintain functional abilities of patients
  • March 26: Getting Creative in the Kitchen: Local Hospitals go for Silver with the Healthy Foods in Champlain Hospitals Program
  • March 14: RVH Foundation announces new Executive Director
  • March 6: RVH adds neurology clinic
  • January 18: RVH Sleep services teams up with OTN to enhance patient care
  • January 3: New pediatrician welcomed to clinic at RVH

 

2017

  • December 21: RVH receives Exemplary Standing in accreditation survey
  • December 7: RVH reaches silver benchmark for Healthy Foods
  • November 21: RVH OR exceeds average provincial wait times
  • November 17: RVH & SFMH/Health Link 9 adopt new tool to help patients better manage after discharged from hospital
  • September 6: Lung cancer screening pilot for people at high risk
  • August 14: RVH Sleep Products opens in new location on September 5
  • July 18: RVH pleased to announce Ministry funding for infrastructure revitalization
  • May 29: Inside 100 Health Village Lane
  • May 12: RVH celebrates Nursing Week with 2nd annual retreat day
  • May 12: New family physician joins RVH campus this fall
  • April 10: RVH chosen for first wave of provincial kidney transplant initiative
  • February 17: Two new doctors for Renfrew
  • February 17: Orphan patients need to have patience, follow process, in securing family doctor
  • January 24: Renfrew Victoria Hospital installs state-of-the-art CT scanner
  • January 13: Spike in ER visits, occupied beds at RVH could mean longer wait times

 

2016

  • December 15: RVH prepares for holiday season
  • November 4: Wilkie and Wark: RVH wellness and fashion night
  • November 1: RVH CEO wins award for healthcare management excellence
  • October 19: Renfrew Victoria Hospital, celebrating with the Ottawa Heart Institute: 10 years of offering smoking cessation support to patients!
  • October 4: RVH commits to providing French Language Services in designated areas
  • June 28: RVH Board of Directors honours two long-serving members
  • May 25: RVH supports the Fort
  • April 22: High achievement for mammo testing at RVH
  • April 22: Cookies kick start conversation about Advance Care Planning
  • February 26: Helping younger generation with T1D Keep It Real
  • February 2: Improved access to world-class UOHI cardiologists for RVH patients
  • February 1: Celebration of Life
  • January 27: Renfrew Victoria Hospital and Bell Canada release Mental Health App for mobile devices on “Bell Lets Talk Day” 

 

2015

  • December 15: RVH and SFMH share successful retreat day
  • December 14: RVH and SFMH collaborate on new healthy food services program
  • December 3: RVH welcomes new nephrologist
  • November 27: Local Hospitals Recognized for Outstanding Leadership in Cardiovascular Care
  • October 13: Delegates from Brazil visit RVH
  • September 28: RVH hosts Icelandic delegates