HealthCareCAN congratulates new Acting President of CIHR

March 31, 2017 (Ottawa) –  HealthCareCAN applauds the Minister of Health’s decision to appoint Dr. Roderick McInnes as Acting President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

“Dr. McInness’s numerous accomplishments in the field of health research have earned him a stellar reputation.  As a “scientists’ scientist”, we are confident that his leadership will help rebuild trust and confidence in one of the world’s premiere health research institutions,” said Bill Tholl, President and CEO of HealthCareCAN.

HealthCareCAN looks forward to working with Dr. McInnes and offers its assistance to help move health research forward on the national agenda.

HealthCareCAN is the national voice of healthcare organizations and hospitals across Canada.  We foster informed and continuous, results-oriented discovery and innovation across the continuum of healthcare.  We act with others to enhance the health of the people of Canada; to build the capability for high quality care; and to help ensure value for money in publicly financed, healthcare programs.

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The Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations and the Canadian Healthcare Association merged on January 1, 2014, to form a dynamic new national health organization. Now known as HealthCareCAN, our mission and vision are aspirational and optimistic and embody what we can accomplish together to improve organizational and health system outcomes.

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