Engineering a better healthcare system

We pioneer data-driven research to improve system efficiency and enhance patient care.

The Centre for Healthcare Engineering (CHE) at the University of Toronto provides a bridge between academia and the healthcare sector, translating the latest research findings to impact practice and offering educational opportunities for students and practitioners.

Photo: Brian Tran

Innovative technology for older adults

Prof. Mark Chignell showcased a driving simulation to empower the elderly to experience the outside world “even when they have limited mobility.”

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Healthcare industry opportunities

Learn about some of the tools developed at the Centre for Healthcare Engineering.

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Project profiles

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OR Seminar – Adaptive design of personalized dose-finding clinical trials (Oct. 10)

October 8, 2019

Amin Khademi, Clemson University Abstract Identifying the right dose is one the most important decisions in drug development. Significant evidence… Read more »

Events – upcoming Rotman Health sessions (Nov. 6 to Mar. 3)

October 2, 2019

Nov. 6, 2019: Transforming the Healthcare Supply Chain: Unpacking Ontario’s First Provincial Value-Based Cardiac Procurement Nov. 12, 2019: IT for… Read more »

Press Release – Ontario One Step Closer to Creating 15,000 New Long-Term Care Beds

October 1, 2019

Ontario is now accepting applications from current and potential operators to build new long-term care beds and redevelop existing ones… Read more »

Blog – Keeping patients from falling through the cracks in Canada’s health-care system

September 30, 2019

One of the greatest shortcomings with healthcare in Canada is that far too many patients fall through cracks in the… Read more »

Press Release – WHO welcomes landmark UN declaration on universal health coverage

September 23, 2019

Today world leaders adopted a high-level United Nations Political Declaration on universal health coverage (UHC), the most comprehensive set of… Read more »