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.

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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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News

Event – Disruptors & Dilemmas: Robotics in Healthcare (Nov. 26)

November 21, 2019

Join us on November 26, 2019 to the launch of U of T Engineering’s newest premiere speaker series, Disruptors &… Read more »

News Item – Ontario government starts merging health agencies

November 13, 2019

Ontario is starting to merge the province’s major health agencies such as Cancer Care Ontario and eHealth under one umbrella… Read more »

Press Release – Canada’s patient safety performance below OECD average

November 7, 2019

Canada’s health care systems fare well in some areas compared with other OECD countries, particularly in quality of care. However,… Read more »

News Item – New remote robotic brain surgery could revolutionize aneurysm, stroke treatment

November 6, 2019

Doctors at a Toronto hospital have performed what they’re calling the world’s first neurovascular surgery using robotics, a procedure that… Read more »

News Item – Ontario announces new $60M facility for brain and mental health at Sunnybrook

November 4, 2019

Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott announced on Monday the government will be investing $60 million to support the construction of… Read more »