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 >

Calling All Innovators: CAHO Opens its Door as an Innovation Broker

Toronto, June 15, 2017 – Today, the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) officially opened its door as an Innovation Broker for the Office of the Chief Health Innovation Strategist with the Province of Ontario. In this role, CAHO and its members are connecting innovators and removing barriers so that innovations are brought into […]... Read more >

CAHO Welcomes Health Care Focus in Budget 2017

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) welcomes the new investments in health care in the 2017 Ontario Budget. In addition, the government’s renewed commitment to the Health System Research Fund will strengthen the invaluable research underway in Ontario’s Research Hospitals and support evidence-based policy to tackle system challenges. […]... Read more >

Strong Foundations for a Healthier, Wealthier, Smarter Future: CAHO Responds to Canada’s Fundamental Science Review

Toronto, April 10, 2017 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) stands with its national partner, HealthCareCAN, in commending the Federal Government on the release of Canada’s Fundamental Science Review, led by Dr. David Naylor.  While the report focuses on all areas of fundamental science, its implications for health research will support Ontario’s […]... 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 >

CAHO urges the Federal and Provincial Governments to get back to the table

TORONTO, January 6, 2017 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO), which represents Ontario’s 24 Research Hospitals, encourages the federal and provincial governments to negotiate a collaborative agreement on the future of the Canada Health Transfer. In Ontario, research hospitals have a four-part mandate to provide advanced patient care services, train the next […]... Read more >

Driving a Healthier, Wealthier, Smarter Province

Ontario’s Ranking in RE$EARCH Infosource’s Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2016 List TORONTO, November 10, 2016 – Across the country, research hospitals are driving a healthier, wealthier, smarter Canada for patients and our economy. The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) celebrates the achievements of Ontario’s research hospitals on Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals […]... Read more >

ARTIC Program Announces Newest Project: Choosing Wisely – An Idea Worth Spreading

Toronto, April 7, 2016 – The Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC) Program, co-led by Health Quality Ontario and the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario and funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care, proudly announces the newest ARTIC project, Choosing Wisely: An Idea Worth Spreading. ARTIC is a proven model that accelerates […]... Read more >

CAHO Statement on the 2016 Ontario Budget

TORONTO, February 25, 2016 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) welcomes the commitments in the 2016 Ontario Budget for an investment in Ontario’s hospitals, and its overall focus on fostering innovation and building prosperity. “Health research makes Ontario healthier, wealthier and smarter. We welcome the announcement of increased funding for Ontario hospitals. […]... Read more >
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