Media Releases

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 >

CAHO and Lawson Health Research Institute Launch ARTIC Project to increase the quality and reduce the cost of care for mental health clients

April 8, 2013 - Adoption of the Transitional Discharge Model across multiple communities will improve the transition for mental health clients from the hospital to the community... Read more >

Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Helps Launch CAHO ARTIC Program Project

Adoption of the Implementation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Guideline across multiple hospitals will help improve the quality of patient care More than 70 people gathered in Toronto today, including Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to launch the Implementation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (iERAS) Guideline, an innovative evidence-based model for improving patient […]... Read more >

CAHO Welcomes Reference to Health Innovation in Throne Speech

Statement on the Ontario Throne Speech In today’s Speech from the Throne, the Ontario government said that it will “continue to build the strongest and most innovative health care system in the world, so that hospitals and research institutions in places like Thunder Bay and Toronto keep setting international standards and saving innumerable lives.”  CAHO […]... Read more >

CAHO Hospitals Call for Partnerships to Maintain the Impact of Research Hospitals

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 2012 Report released today and calls for partnerships to sustain the impact of investment in Ontario’s health research enterprise.... Read more >

CAHO Announces 2012 ARTIC Projects

The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) is pleased to announce two new Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC) Projects. ... Read more >

Improving Patient Care through Innovative Health Research – CAHO Launches New ARTIC Projects

Improving antibiotic use in intensive care units and helping older patients become more mobile are the focuses of two new Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC) Projects being launched by the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) today. The CAHO ARTIC Program – a program aimed at moving research evidence from the bench to […]... Read more >
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