Media Releases

CAHO Statement on the 2014 Ontario Budget

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) welcomes commitments in the 2014 Ontario Budget that strengthen the health innovation value chain, from research to implementation to commercialization and jobs. These commitments include: $250 million over three years to invest in research infrastructure through the Ontario Research Fund (ORF), which […]... Read more >

CAHO Applauds Ministry of Research and Innovation for Renewal of Ontario Research Fund

TORONTO, January 20, 2014 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) applauds and welcomes today’s announcement by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation that the Ministry is renewing investment in the Ontario Research Fund (ORF). ORF investment will help sustain Ontario’s international health innovation leadership by supporting the new pursuit of discovery […]... Read more >

OHIC Can Help Improve Health Care in Ontario and Create New Opportunities for Jobs and Growth

TORONTO, November 19, 2013 – The Ontario government today launched the Ontario Health Innovation Council (OHIC). CAHO applauds and welcomes the launch of OHIC and believes that the two goals it is tasked to address – leverage innovation to improve health care in Ontario and create new opportunities for economic growth – are achievable. ... Read more >

CAHO Applauds Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s $550,000 Investment in MOVE ON + Project

TORONTO, November 8, 2013 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is investing $550,000 in CAHO’s Mobilization of Vulnerable Elders (MOVE ON) + ARTIC Project. The Council made this announcement today at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s […]... Read more >

CAHO Applauds the Creation of the Ontario Health Innovation Council

TORONTO, November 7, 2013 – CAHO applauds the commitment made in today’s Fall Economic Statement to create the Ontario Health Innovation Council (OHIC). Ontario has a globally renowned health innovation heritage and this has made our lives better over many generations—from insulin and Pablum to stem cells and genomics.  We can move forward and take […]... Read more >

2013 Research InfoSource Reinforces Ontario’s Leadership in Health Research and Innovation

TORONTO, October 30, 2013 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) is pleased to see the continued strong showing of its members on Research InfoSource’s Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2013 Report released on October 29, 2013. CAHO believes the Top 40 Research Hospitals List is a helpful indicator of the size, scale […]... Read more >

CAHO’s Chair Calls for Dialogue on Renewed Investment in Health Research and Innovation

TORONTO, September 23, 2013 – To a packed house in the MaRS Discovery District on September 23, 2013, CAHO Chair Leslee Thompson spoke about the new bottom line for investment in health research and innovation, and opened discussion about building a strong health care innovation ecosystem in Ontario.[...]... Read more >

Leslee Thompson Appointed New Chair of CAHO

TORONTO, June 1, 2013 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) is pleased to announce that Leslee Thompson, President and CEO of Kingston General Hospital (KGH), has been appointed as the new Chair of the CAHO Council.... Read more >

MaRS EXCITE Announces First Round of Companies to Champion Breakthrough Health Technologies

TORONTO, May 31, 2013 - CAHO pleased to partner in global model for bringing health innovation to market... Read more >

Ontario Budget Silent on Additional Health Research and Innovation Initiatives

CAHO Seeking to Partner on Throne Speech Commitment TORONTO, May 2, 2013 – Today’s Budget was silent on additional investment in health research and innovation. Karen Michell, CAHO Executive Director said, “Health research and innovation helps drive a knowledge-based economy that helps Ontario compete for the brightest scientific and clinical minds, and investment from around […]... Read more >
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