The Seven Oaks Story: Changing the way Healthcare is Delivered

Innovation in chronic disease research, treatment and programs at a community hospital is changing the way healthcare is delivered. In this video you can see how Seven Oaks created the Wellness Institute and the Chronic Disease Innovation Centre to help patients stay well and out of hospital.

About Seven Oaks

Seven Oaks General Hospital is an acute care community hospital serving the northwest corner of Winnipeg and a provider of shared services for the rest of

Winnipeg as part of the Winnipeg Health Region. Seven Oaks is a major provider of Emergency Medicine with the second busiest Emergency Department in Winnipeg.

Seven Oaks is the administrative headquarters for the Manitoba Renal Program and a site for a comprehensive Kidney Health service.  The hospital has  304 in-patient beds for Family Medicine, Rehabilitation/Geriatrics, Surgery and Mental Health. Seven Oaks operates several out patient services including Day Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, Rehabilitation, Oncology, and Geriatric Day Hospital.

Seven Oaks is a longstanding and significant contributor to health promotion, health education and support for chronic disease management and operates the Wellness Institute, Canada’s leading medical fitness facility.  Seven Oaks has two on site family medicine clinics, one a Graduate Teaching Facility affiliated with the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine (Kildonan Medical Centre) and the other a private medical clinic, Prairie Trail at the Oaks, which was added when the front entrance was reconstructed  in 2012. Seven Oaks is working to connect hospital and emergency care with with follow-up care by family physicians and rehabilitation and support for self-management at Wellness Institute, all under the same roof.

Seven Oaks is committed to safe and effective patient outcomes along with positive patient experience and is working on several improvement initiatives including:

  • Facility upgrades including patient rooms and lounges
  • Proactive Discharge Planning with patients and their families
  • Quality boards on each Unit showing key indicators for safe, effective care
  • Ongoing quality improvement in every department based on benchmarks