The University of Ottawa Heart Institute’s Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre (HIPRC) serves as the Central Coordination Centre (CCC) and provides stewardship and support to Regional Coordination Centres (RCC) who wish to support local networks. Regional Coordinating Centres can be a local hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation program or similar clinical service provider or advocacy group. Networks consist of partners who collaborate to plan, facilitate or deliver Heart Wise Exercise programming.
The Heart Institute collaborates with potential Regional Coordination Centers interested in establishing and maintaining Heart Wise Exercise programming in their area.
For in depth information about the HWE program, background, infrastructure and how to become a partner, see our HWE Resource Guide (pdf).