Media Releases

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 >

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 >
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