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Why is the OHA not standing up for hospitals?

You have to wonder about the Ontario Hospital Association and its publicly stated views of the Drummond Commission report.

Upon the release of the report, the OHA publicly welcomed it despite what the Dean of Queen’s University’s Faculty of Medicine refers to as the report’s “anti-hospital sentiment.”

“Overall, the OHA and its member hospitals welcome the perspective that Mr. Drummond brings to the broader public sector and intend to review the report and its recommendations carefully,” the OHA stated in a February 15 release.

That was the last OHA release, on Drummond or anything else.

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New interim OHA CEO responsible for hospital amalgamations

Mark Rochon is replacing Tom Closson as CEO of the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) – at least for now.

Rochon will fill the post until a permanent replacement his hired by the OHA Board of Directors.

Rochon comes from Toronto Rehab, where he served as CEO from 1998-2011. He also served as OHA Board Chair 2007-2008.

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