Healthier, Wealthier, Smarter blog

Lawson explores technology to support youth mental health | March, 2019

Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are partnering with industry to develop a unique approach to connect technology and mental health care. TELEPROM-Y is a mobile-based study that looks to leverage technology to improve access to specialized services and reduce inpatient mental health admissions for youth. Read more... Read more >

SickKids leading medical breakthroughs in child health | February, 2019

Behind the doors of The Hospital for Sick Children’s (SickKids) state-of-the-art Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning (PGCRL), more than 2,000 researchers, trainees and staff are collaborating and conducting cutting-edge research to tackle some of the toughest challenges in child health. Read more... Read more >

Baycrest announces plans for first-of-its-kind brain health facility in Canada | January, 2019

Baycrest researchers remain at the forefront of leading the fight to prevent dementia. Baycrest shared its plans on the launch of The Kimel Family Centre for Brain Health and Wellness, a unique research and care facility that will be a shining example of what is possible in the realm of brain health and aging. Read […]... Read more >

The Art of the Possible Webcast | December, 2018

CAHO held a webcast on The Art of the Possible: Debunking Common Procurement Myths in Ontario’s Broader Public Sector. The expert panel members examined well-known barriers to innovation adoption in Ontario and strategies to address them.... Read more >

Physicians and researchers partnering to improve care in Northern Ontario | November, 2018

Physicians at Health Sciences North (HSN) are collaborating with researchers at the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI) to improve care for patients and families in Northern Ontario and across the province. Read More.... Read more >

Using Kingston-made technology to uncover the brain effects of kidney disease | October, 2018

Kidney disease doesn’t just affect a patient’s body, it’s hard on their brain too – but no one really knows to what extent. New research at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is offering intriguing insights into the kidney-brain connection that could change the way that kidney disease is assessed and treated in future. Read the […]... Read more >

CAHO hospitals are driving safer prescribing practices for Ontarians | September, 2018

Ontario research hospitals are helping physicians and health care professionals change prescribing practices to help patients take only the medications they need, reducing the medication burden in Ontario while improving the quality of life for seniors. Read More.... Read more >

Inaugural Research Day Focuses on Smart Health in Northern Ontario | September, 2018

Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute is exploring how technology can bring smart health solutions to northern Ontario to improve care and treat patients closer to home.... Read more >

Health tech developed in Hamilton is bridging the gap between hospital and home | August, 2018

Imagine having a major surgery and being able to go home only days later. We know that people recover better in their own surroundings, where they’re most comfortable. But, there’s also a higher risk of complications in the first month after surgery. How do we reduce this risk to ensure people don’t end up back […]... Read more >

New tool tackles major barrier to health innovation adoption in Ontario | July, 2018

Procurement myths are well-known barriers to innovation adoption in Ontario. A new tool is available to help hospitals pull innovation into Ontario’s health care system faster, improving patient care and health system efficiency. The Art of the Possible: A Quick Reference Guide to Ontario Broader Public Sector Procurement Myths, created by the Council of Academic […]... Read more >