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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.

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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.

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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.

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Four children with vraious disabilities smiling at camera in a rehab facility.

Holland Bloorview launches Research Unlocked: Research summaries for families

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Holland Bloorview) has launched the first in a series of research lay summaries, co-designed and informed by clients and families. Called Research Unlocked: Research summaries for families, this unique and novel initiative ensures that the innovative and groundbreaking applied research happening at Holland Bloorview is available and accessible to those [...]

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