Our Mission

About Us

The Institute for Optimizing Health Outcomes is a not-for-profit organization based in Toronto, Ontario. We bring together individuals and organizations with the commitment, experiences, and expertise to bring the vision of optimal health to reality. Our Board of Directors includes physicians, allied health professionals, health educators, and patients. Our partners include patient organizations, healthcare institutions, government and industry.

We believe that the vision of optimizing health outcomes for all individuals regardless of their health condition is an achievable goal. At the Institute for Optimizing Health Outcomes, it is the reason for everything we do.

The Institute for Optimizing Health Outcomes serves as a catalyst and enabler for patient-centered programs, education, research and advocacy to improve care, treatment and support for all persons at risk for or living with health conditions.

We believe that optimizing healthcare, health outcomes, and quality of life for all in responsible partnership is the only means to ensure optimal healthcare for all.

News & Events


Crohn’s and Colitis Canada celebrates new treatment options, advocates against Forced Switch

October 5, 2016

TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2016 /CNW/ – In light of upcoming policy decisions that may force patients on certain medications to switch to lower-cost alternatives, Crohn’s and Colitis.

Canadian Patients Speak Out on Biosimilars

October 3, 2016

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2016 /CNW/ – Heath Canada has just approved Canada’s sixth biosimilar and suggests we may have up to 60 more biosimilars applications over the next two.