Media Releases

CAHO Recommendations for 2019 Ontario Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2019 TORONTO – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) provided its 2019 pre-budget submission to the Minister of Finance, Hon. Victor Fedeli, containing the following recommendations: An increase of 3.45%, a total of $656M, in operational funding for hospitals for 2019-2020, echoing the recommendations of the Ontario Hospital Association. Maintain […]... Read more >

Ontario Hospitals are Driving Health Research in Canada

Toronto, November 8, 2018 – Ontario is home to nearly half of Canada’s top research hospitals according to a new report published today by RE$EARCH Infosource. The report, Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2018, shows that 19 of Canada’s top 40 research hospitals are Ontario-based and members of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario […]... Read more >

CAHO hospitals are driving safer prescribing practices for Ontarians

Ontario research hospitals are helping physicians and health care professionals change prescribing practices to help patients take only the medications they need, reducing the medication burden in Ontario while improving the quality of life for seniors. Read More.... Read more >

Inaugural Research Day Focuses on Smart Health in Northern Ontario

Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute is exploring how technology can bring smart health solutions to northern Ontario to improve care and treat patients closer to home.... Read more >

New tool tackles major barrier to health innovation adoption in Ontario

Procurement myths are well-known barriers to innovation adoption in Ontario. A new tool is available to help hospitals pull innovation into Ontario’s health care system faster, improving patient care and health system efficiency. The Art of the Possible: A Quick Reference Guide to Ontario Broader Public Sector Procurement Myths, created by the Council of Academic […]... Read more >

CAHO hospitals eager to partner with new government towards a healthier, wealthier, smarter Ontario

Toronto, June 12, 2018 – The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) congratulates Premier-designate Doug Ford and is eager to support the new government in reducing hospital wait times, ending hallway medicine and creating good jobs for Ontarians. “CAHO members, Ontario’s 23 academic research hospitals, provide care to Ontarians across the province and serve […]... Read more >

Patients + Research: Andra Fawcett

After surviving a major stroke in her early 50s, Andra began participating in research at Kingston Health Sciences Centre. She shares her experience and thoughts on why health research matters for Ontarians.... Read more >

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 >