More Information

Informative Websites

ICD Device Companies

The ICD device companies have further frequently asked questions listed on their websites:

MedicAlert Bracelet

It is a good idea to get an alert bracelet/necklace that informs the public regarding the device you had implanted in case of an emergency. For more information, go to the Medic Alert website.

Heart Institute Patient Alumni

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We Can Help, We Have Been There

The Patient Alumni are a diverse community of current and former University of Ottawa Heart Institute patients and their families, friends and caregivers. We gratefully support the Institute by sharing information on advancements in the prevention and treatment of heart disease and by designating funds towards projects and services that improve patient comfort and care.

By joining the Alumni, you will become part of a very unique community!

The Heart Institute is the only hospital in Canada that has formed an alumni group to stay in contact with discharged patients and their families. For over 40 years, the Heart Institute has delivered worldclass care to thousands of patients. As Alumni members, we wish to stay in touch, stay informed, and contribute to the Institute’s quality of care and future success.

Why Join the Alumni?

Get up-to-date information on what is happening through our:

  • e-letters
  • Websites
  • Lectures, courses and special events

For more information and access to free membership, visit our website.

Or contact us at:
Telephone: 613-696-7241