• Karen Michell takes on role as Innovation Broker for CAHO

    Ready for Business: CAHO Executive Director Takes on Role as Innovation Broker

    The Honourable Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care announced that our Executive Director, Karen Michell, has been named as an Innovation Broker, working with the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO). CAHO is honoured by this appointment with the Office of the Chief Health Innovation Strategist and looks forward to pulling innovation […]

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  • Gretta Hutton at CAHO Healthier Wealthier Smarter Conference

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    Patients + Research: Gretta Hutton After receiving her diagnosis in a Home Depot parking lot, Gretta’s Mantle Cell Lymphoma is in remission thanks to a clinical trial at Hamilton Health Sciences.

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    Health and Community Leaders Talk: Debbi M Nicholson Debbi M Nicholson, President and CEO of the Sudbury Chamber of Commerce, shares the impact of health research on the community and economy of Sudbury.

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  • Bringing Evidence to Care: How the Pediatric Rehabilitation Sector is Adopting Evidence-Based Best Practices

    Ontario is home to global leaders in childhood disability research who are doing foundational work in areas including cerebral palsy, autism, and concussion care. The Ontario Association of Children’s Rehabilitation Services (OACRS) hopes to leverage this world-class resource by bringing together researchers, clinicians, patients and families to facilitate the dissemination and adoption of top research […]

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Ready for Business: CAHO Executive Director Takes on Role as Innovation Broker
Toronto, April 3, 2017 – Today, the Honourable Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care announced that our Executive Director, Karen Michell, has been named as an Innovation Broker, working with the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO). CAHO is honoured by this appointment with the Office of the Chief Health Innovation Strategist […] Read more >
ARTIC Primary Care Memory Clinics Map
Memory Clinics expanded to underserviced areas in Ontario
New ARTIC project helps patients living with dementia receive care, closer to home Toronto, January 23, 2017 – A model that allows family doctors to care directly for patients with memory problems associated with dementia and other conditions is being expanded to 17 clinics in rural, remote and underserviced communities across the province. Expansion of […] Read more >

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The Case for Evidence-Based Policy: Looking at the Impact of the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network
In 2008, researchers Tara Gomes and Dr. Muhammad Mamdani from St. Michael’s Hospital and Dr. David Juurlink from Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre collaborated with researchers from across Ontario, establishing a research network that could rapidly respond to the policy needs of the Ontario Public Drug Programs. With support from the Health System Research Fund, the […] Read more >
Advancing Senior Friendly Hospital Care in Ontario
Researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital have spearheaded a knowledge translation project to move evidence-based care into hospitals across Ontario, establishing lasting improvements for seniors care. With support from the Health System Research Fund, 87 hospitals are participating in the Senior Friendly Hospitals ACTION program. The program is increasing capacity to […] Read more >
Using Research Evidence to Improve Community Mental Health and Addiction Services in Ontario: our best kept secret
Health system research is a vital component to ensuring effective, sustainable healthcare for Ontarians. With a deep understanding of mental health care in Ontario, and a commitment to improving its delivery and efficacy, Steve Lurie, the Executive Director of the Toronto branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, highlights the value of investing in health […] Read more >
Twins Study Findings Reduce Health Risks and Costs
Researchers at Sunnybrook find no advantage to having a cesarean section over a vaginal birth in terms of mitigating risks for twin births. With an estimated 5,700 twins born in Ontario each year, the recommendation for vaginal delivery could save the system between $3-8 million annually. Read more >

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