The latest technology, equipment and innovative ideas

Using state-of-the-art technology is how we are able to deliver 21st century health care right here in Ottawa. We believe that if we get the very best tools into the hands of the very best people, together with the help of our community, we can overcome some of health care’s biggest challenges.

Nurse in Emergency Department

At The Ottawa Hospital, we are leaders in innovative thinking and are committed to tackling the world’s most complex health-care issues. We are pushing the boundaries of what has always been done to find new ways forward. When it comes to your health, and the health of your loved ones, we won’t settle for mediocrity.

Innovations thanks to donor support

3-D virtual reality helps neurosurgeon treat Parkinson’s
3-D virtual reality increases neurosurgeon’s accuracy to place electrodes in patients’ brains. Technology expected to be the first of its kind in the world.
CyberKnife destroys inoperable tumours
Radiosurgery treatment for tumours in brain and other organs revolutionized outcomes for patients. The Ottawa Hospital’s CyberKnife is only one of three in Canada.
Platinum seeds planted to transform CyberKnife treatment
Platinum seeds help CyberKnife robot more successfully detect and destroy inoperable tumours, improving outcomes for patients.