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CAHO hospitals eager to partner with new government towards a healthier, wealthier, smarter Ontario

Toronto, June 12, 2018 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) congratulates Premier-designate Doug Ford and is eager to support the new government in reducing hospital wait times, ending hallway medicine and creating good jobs for Ontarians. “CAHO members, Ontario’s 23 academic research hospitals, provide care to Ontarians across the province and serve […]... Read more >

Budget recognizes critical need of Ontario hospitals

Toronto, March 29, 2018 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) applauds the Government of Ontario for its commitment to health care in the 2018 Budget and for recognizing the critical need of hospitals with an investment of $822M, the largest in nearly a decade. The funding is a foundational step in relieving […]... Read more >

CAHO Applauds Historic Research Investment in Federal Budget 2018 

Toronto, March 2, 2018 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) applauds the Government of Canada for its historic investment of nearly $4 billion in science and research, announced in the 2018 Federal Budget. Over the past year, CAHO hospitals were part of a strong chorus calling for the implementation of the recommendations […]... Read more >

CAHO Recommendations for 2018 Ontario Budget

Toronto, February 9, 2018 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) recommends the Province invest in hospitals in its 2018 Ontario Budget. Hospitals are under intense pressure and investment is needed to maintain care for patients across Ontario. In its 2018 pre-budget submission to the Minister of Finance, Hon. Charles Sousa, CAHO recommended […]... Read more >

New tool that helps patients manage better after leaving hospital spreads across province

Toronto, November 27, 2017 – An innovative and proven tool that helps patients manage their care after leaving hospital is being adopted by 27 hospitals across Ontario. The latest initiative under a provincial program that puts evidence-based care into practice faster, the adoption of this tool has the potential to benefit approximately 50,000 patients in […]... Read more >

New Chief Scientist Will Help Make Ontario Smarter

Toronto, November 17, 2017 – Ontario took an important step towards recognizing the value of research and evidence in decision-making with the appointment of its first Chief Scientist, Molly Shoichet. The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO), representing Ontario’s 23 research hospitals, applauds the government for this appointment, announced today by Minister of Research, […]... Read more >

Ontario is Home to 20 of 40 Top Canadian Research Hospitals

Toronto, November 9, 2017 – Ontario research hospitals are among the largest drivers of health research in Canada comprising half of the country’s top research hospitals, according to a new report published today by RE$EARCH Infosource. The report, Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2017, shows that twenty of Canada’s top 40 research hospitals are Ontario-based […]... Read more >

CAHO Announces New Executive Director

Toronto, October 3, 2017 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Noble as Executive Director of CAHO, effective November 1, 2017. Michelle has an exceptional skillset and diverse background in brand-building with experience in both the public and private sectors. She comes to CAHO from BILD, […]... Read more >

CAHO Encouraged by Appointment of Canada’s Chief Science Advisor

Toronto, September 26, 2017 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) is encouraged by today’s appointment of Dr. Mona Nemer as Canada’s Chief Science Advisor, and commends the Federal Government on this important step forward for science and research excellence. The appointment of a Chief Science Advisor brings designated focus to the priorities […]... Read more >

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 >