Media Releases

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 >

ARTIC is seeking proposals for spread project funding

Are you ready to share your proven health care intervention with other providers across Ontario? The Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC) Program announces its 2018 Call for Proposals. This year, ARTIC’s annual call focuses on interventions that align with Health Quality Ontario quality standards.  ... 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 >

Ontario Research Fund (ORF)

As Ontario’s largest independent science fund, the Ontario Research Fund (ORF) is a primary driver of discovery and innovation, and is a bright light for researchers in this province. The ORF is well-structured, untargeted, and investigator-led. It is one of the only funds that supports the indirect costs of research, including scientists’ salaries and the […]... 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 >

CAHO Year in Review 2016-2017

On behalf of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO), we are pleased to present our 2016-2017 Year in Review! Mobile and Desktop versions available.   Read our Year in Review 2016-2017 here:   ... Read more >

The Case for Evidence-Based Policy: Looking at the Impact of the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network

In 2008, researchers Tara Gomes and Dr. Muhammad Mamdani from St. Michael’s Hospital and Dr. David Juurlink from Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre collaborated with researchers from across Ontario, establishing a research network that could rapidly respond to the policy needs of the Ontario Public Drug Programs. With support from the Health System Research Fund, the […]... Read more >

Advancing Senior Friendly Hospital Care in Ontario

Researchers at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital have spearheaded a knowledge translation project to move evidence-based care into hospitals across Ontario, establishing lasting improvements for seniors care. With support from the Health System Research Fund, 87 hospitals are participating in the Senior Friendly Hospitals ACTION program. The program is increasing capacity to […]... Read more >

Using Research Evidence to Improve Community Mental Health and Addiction Services in Ontario: our best kept secret

Health system research is a vital component to ensuring effective, sustainable healthcare for Ontarians. With a deep understanding of mental health care in Ontario, and a commitment to improving its delivery and efficacy, Steve Lurie, the Executive Director of the Toronto branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, highlights the value of investing in health […]... Read more >
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