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Governments renew Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit funding


On October 24, Federal Minister of Health Jean-Yves Duclos announced a combined investment of more than $68 million over five years from the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, and provincial partners to support the ongoing work of patient-oriented research in Ontario through its SPOR SUPPORT Unit. The SPOR Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials (SUPPORT) Unit connects research with patient needs so that evidence-based solutions can be applied to healthcare.

ICES scientist Dr. Douglas Lee's project, the Comparison of Outcomes and Access to Congestive Heart failure (COACH) trial which studies a health systems strategy that improves safety and efficiency for patients who visit the emergency department with heart failure is an example of the research being conducted through this funding.

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