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Oct 09, 2020, 16:08 ET Ontario Hospitals Facing Potentially Extraordinary Pressures in Coming Weeks

Exponential Growth of COVID-19 Is Putting Access to Hospital Services at Risk TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2020 /CNW/ - "The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) supports the Government of Ontario's decision to...


Oct 08, 2020, 10:08 ET Everyone has a part to play - Ontario Hospital Association Launches New #StoptheSpread Campaign

TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Yesterday, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) launched its #StoptheSpread social media campaign, aimed at encouraging Ontarians to play an active part in preventing...


Sep 28, 2020, 11:53 ET Exponential Growth of COVID-19 Poses Major Risk to Hospitals' Ability to Care for Ontarians

OHA calls for Toronto, all GTA regions and Ottawa to return to Stage 2 TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - "With Ontario reporting 700 new COVID-19 infections today, the Ontario Hospital Association...


Sep 24, 2020, 13:30 ET Ontario Hospital Association Welcomes New Board Chair

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Sarah Downey, President and CEO of Michael Garron Hospital, has been named Chair of the Ontario Hospital Association's (OHA) Board of Directors. Sarah Downey, member...


Sep 24, 2020, 09:34 ET Tighter Restrictions Needed Now to Halt Spread of COVID-19 in Ontario

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - "Given the sharp rise in COVID-19 cases over the last two weeks, and the speed at which this virus spreads, now is the time to put public health measures in place to...


Sep 13, 2020, 10:59 ET Ontario Hospital Association Warns Ontario is Losing Ground in the Fight Against COVID-19

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - As the province experiences a steady upward trend in the number of COVID-19 cases, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) reminds all Ontarians of the importance of...


Jul 23, 2020, 15:18 ET Ontario Health Teams Must Evolve Based on Lessons Learned from COVID-19

TORONTO, July 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the government of Ontario announced that five additional Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) have been approved to move forward. The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA)...


Jul 13, 2020, 17:05 ET Ontario Must Prepare Healthcare System for Second Surge of COVID-19 Patients

TORONTO, July 13, 2020 /CNW/ - "Today's decision to move into Stage 3 of the province's reopening plan is a judgement call made by Premier Doug Ford and his government, and responsibility for this...


May 26, 2020, 16:33 ET OHA Media Statement on Findings of Canadian Armed Forces Report

TORONTO, May 26, 2020 /CNW/ - "The findings of the Canadian Armed Forces about the experiences of their members in five Ontario long-term care facilities are horrific. The Ontario Hospital...


May 15, 2020, 13:25 ET OHA Media Statement re: Federal Government Supporting Ontario's Hospital-Based Research Enterprise

TORONTO, May 15, 2020 /CNW/ - "We've seen the dedication of researchers, clinician-scientists, and their teams who are working in Ontario's 23 academic research hospitals to defeat COVID-19. Equally...


May 07, 2020, 14:57 ET The COVID-19 Fight Must Continue: Given Continued Instability, Restoring Elective Surgeries and Other Services Requires Careful Planning and Risk Management - OHA

TORONTO, May 7, 2020 /CNW/ - "The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) supports the Ontario government's recommendation that hospitals take a strict and highly disciplined approach to planning for the...


Apr 20, 2020, 15:10 ET Ontario's Fight Against COVID-19 Must Continue

TORONTO, April 20, 2020 /CNW/ - "As the province reaches its peak of new cases of COVID-19, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) is reminding everyone to stay home, if possible, and continue...


Apr 15, 2020, 16:49 ET Ontario Hospitals Are Reinforcing System Partners in Fight Against COVID-19

TORONTO, April 15, 2020 /CNW/ - "The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) supports today's announcement by Premier Doug Ford to ramp up protection in long-term care and strengthen this front in the war ...


Apr 03, 2020, 16:04 ET OHA Media Statement re: Continuing the Fight Against COVID-19

TORONTO, April 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) is reminding all Ontarians that they have a responsibility to do their part to protect the health system and save lives in ...


Apr 01, 2020, 16:46 ET OHA Media Statement re: Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment in Ontario

TORONTO, April 1, 2020 /CNW/ - "On behalf of Ontario's 141 public hospitals, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) thanks the Government of Canada and Government of Ontario for ongoing actions to...


Mar 29, 2020, 12:41 ET Joint Statement from Anthony Dale, President and CEO of the Ontario Hospital Association and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health

TORONTO, March 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Anthony Dale, President and CEO of Ontario Hospital Association and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, release the following joint...


Mar 25, 2020, 20:02 ET Media Advisory - Media Statement re: Action Plan for Responding to COVID-19

TORONTO, March 25, 2020 /CNW/ - The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) welcomes the government's comprehensive response to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly its investments in hospital services and ...


Mar 21, 2020, 10:32 ET Statement from the Ontario Hospital Association re: Critical Care Capacity and the COVID-19 Pandemic

TORONTO, March 21, 2020 /CNW/ - In the days ahead, Ontario faces a turning point in the war against COVID-19, a deadly virus that has overwhelmed hospitals and critical care capacity in countries...


Dec 19, 2019, 09:55 ET Ontario Hospitals Are National Leaders in Efficiency - OHA Report

Expectation that significant savings can be found is no longer realistic TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) today released a report, Ontario Hospitals: Leaders in...


Apr 11, 2019, 19:06 ET OHA Welcomes Budget Investments in Health Care Following One of the Worst Winters on Record, Funds Provide Needed Stability

TORONTO, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) welcomed the investments in health care in the 2019-20 Ontario Budget following a winter during which hospitals continued ...


Jan 31, 2019, 10:36 ET OHA Welcomes Release of Premier's Council Report

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) welcomes the first report released by the Premier's Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine, Hallway Health...


Jan 14, 2019, 13:00 ET The Path to Ending Hallway Medicine: OHA to Present 2019 Pre-Budget Submission to Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - On Tuesday January 15, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) will offer recommendations to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs regarding investments ...


Oct 02, 2018, 11:59 ET Ontario Hospital Association Welcomes New Funding to Address High Patient Volumes this Flu Season

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) welcomes the Ontario government's significant investment today to help care for patients this coming flu season. "Ontario...


Sep 06, 2018, 09:00 ET OHA Welcomes New Board Chair

TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Altaf Stationwala, President and CEO of Mackenzie Health, has been named Chair of the Ontario Hospital Association's (OHA) Board of Directors. Mr. Stationwala, who...


May 07, 2018, 12:14 ET OHA Honours Nurses in Commemoration of National Nursing Week

TORONTO, May 7, 2018 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Ontario Hospital Association's (OHA) 143 member hospitals, we are proud to celebrate and acknowledge the hard working nurses throughout Ontario's...