Media Releases

Addictions program that reduces emergency room visits for opioid overdose and improves patient experience is spreading across Ontario

Toronto, July 6, 2017 – A program providing better and faster care to people living with opioid and alcohol addictions has spread to seven communities across Ontario. Early results show that hospitals in these communities are seeing fewer emergency room visits and hospitalizations, and patients are having significantly improved experiences because of new follow-up treatment […]... Read more >

CAHO’s Evaluation of ARTIC Program

Phase I Evaluation of the ARTIC Program  CAHO recently conducted an Evaluation of the ARTIC Program, to assess if the program is meeting its objectives. This is meant to shape the future of the ARTIC Program and ensure that it is providing the right mix of supports to effectively facilitate the rapid movement of evidence into […]... Read more >

Strong Foundations, New Collaborations: Partnering with Health Quality Ontario

ARTIC Special Event CAHO hosted a successful full-day event celebrating the ARTIC Program on March 3, 2014 at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital. This event, “Strong Foundations, New Collaborations,” profiled the CAHO community as innovators and leaders with a commitment to improve Ontario’s health care system. The common themes presented […]... Read more >

CAHO Year in Review 2016-2017

On behalf of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO), we are pleased to present our 2016-2017 Year in Review! Mobile and Desktop versions available.   Read our Year in Review 2016-2017 here:   ... Read more >

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 >

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 >

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 […]... Read more >

Health System Research: Transforming Ontario Health Care

Chair, CAHO, Dr. Catherine Zahn: Good evidence is the foundation for rational and effective investment in the Ontario health care system. CAHO hospitals collaborate with our health community partners to conduct the research that informs policy decisions to address resource gaps that limit equitable access to excellent care. This edition of Catalyst demonstrates the power […]... Read more >

Enhancing our Knowledge-Based Economy

Chair, CAHO, Dr. Catherine Zahn The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) is comprised of 24 research hospitals across the province, each committed to the core mission of improving care for patients today—and tomorrow. We are responsible for driving the future of health care through the research and education pillars of our mission. While […]... Read more >

Next Generation Sequencing: Discovering Genetic Causes of Rare Diseases

DNA sequencing has helped researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) to discover the genetic cause of 85 new rare diseases, giving patients a definitive diagnosis and opening doors for the development of effective treatments.... Read more >