2011-2012 Annual Report
November 22, 2012
President and Chief Executive Officer - New National Health Organization: Merger of ACAHO and CHA
The merger of the Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations (ACAHO) and the Canadian Healthcare Association (CHA) is creating a new organization, focused on improving the health of Canadians through an evidence-based and innovative health system. On behalf of all its members, this organization will work to advance an integrated, sustainable, accountable health system that provides Canadians with world-leading health services.
This is your opportunity to build and lead a new organization that will be the national voice and champion of innovative health organizations across the continuum of care, dedicated to improving health system performance.
ACAHO in European Union’s Innovation International Publication
Canada continues to produce world-class research and innovation in healthcare. Beatrice Keleher Raffoul, ACAHO's Interim President and Vice-President of Public Affairs, discusses the Association's role supporting many of the researchers at the forefront of R&D efforts as well as historic changes to the Association's structure. Questions asked ranged from ACAHO's role and responsibilities, to the value of our services to members, to the upcoming merger with the Canadian Healthcare Association.
What's Needed to Improve Health Innovation?
In a recent letter to Minister Goodyear, ACAHO outlined what we believe to be opportunities to better leverage our capacity in health research and innovation, to the benefit of health, the economy and all Canadians in a more cost effective manner.
Job Posting Clinical Trials Action Plan
On behalf of CIHR, Rx&D and ACAHO, please find attached a job description and posting for a Director of Implementation who will oversee the coordination and completion of the recommendations in the Clinical Trials Summit Action Plan. We would appreciate the assistance of the community in ensuring that this posting is widely circulated and welcome applications from all interested candidates.
Caring for Everybody - ACAHO & HCCC Release First-of-its Kind Report
From the discovery of genes that cause disease to the development of new treatments and new policies and practices that improve our health, Canada's Health Charities and Academic Healthcare Organizations partner for Success in Health Research to the benefit of the health and health systems. In a first-of-its kind joint publication of ACAHO and HCCC, we examine this relationship and how it contributes to the health and well-being of Canadians. Find out what kind of research health charities fund in academic healthcare organizations and why it matters.