Discover real stories featuring researchers and patients discussing the practical benefits of health research to Ontarians like you.

The Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) represents Ontario’s 23 research hospitals that play a unique and vital role in the province’s health care system. CAHO hospitals are leaders in the system, and collectively we make Ontario healthier, wealthier and smarter.


Ontarians want their families and the people they love the most to live longer and to live better.  Health research makes Ontario healthier through the discovery of better care, cures and treatments for the most pressing challenges ‒ discovered here, tested here, and delivered here.

Read more



Ontarians want more value for their health care dollar. Research conducted in Ontario’s research hospitals finds new methods of delivering more efficient patient care, but also generates economic benefits. Every dollar spent on hospital research generates nearly three dollars of economic output and supports 42,000 jobs.

Discover how



Ontario’s research hospitals attract the best and brightest researchers and scientists from across the globe. These hospitals are home to more than 17,500 researchers and research staff. For Ontarians and patients in the health care system, this makes the system work smarter.

Learn more

On the Blog

Health Sciences North Research in Sudbury and Northern Ontario

Physicians and researchers partnering to improve care in Northern Ontario

Dr. Robert Ohle, Emergency Physician with Health Sciences North, also conducts research at Health Sciences North Research Institute  Physicians at Health Sciences North (HSN) are collaborating with researchers at the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI) to improve care for patients and families in Northern Ontario and across the province. With new funding from the [...]

Read more

Recent Tweets

  1. WIHV Twitter Profile Image
    Time to #thinkdigitalhealth. @wchwihv evaluated the Big White Wall together with @OTNtelemedicine & this online com… https://t.co/0Gv2MUq5fi
  2. WIHV Twitter Profile Image
    We #thinkdigitalhealth has a place in #healthcare. See the latest physician led reviews of #healthapps for… https://t.co/xkgRa1ANMk
  3. CAHO Twitter Profile Image
    Doctors and researchers are collaborating on new projects to improve care for patients and families in #Sudbury and… https://t.co/HapAZy9xoE
See more tweets