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Your Health System is a web tool for the health sector and general public. It provides comparable, interactive data so that hospitals, regions, provinces and territories can compare how they measure up on 37 indicators related to

  • Access
  • Quality of care
  • Patient safety
  • Emerging health trends across the country

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A panel of senior health human resources (HHR) policy and management leaders will come together later this month to discuss an optimal future state of workforce planning in Canada. CIHI’s Michael Gaucher, Director, Pharmaceuticals and Health Workforce Information, will moderate the panel discussion, which will focus on

  • Emerging issues in HHR planning
  • Information, evidence and knowledge to make better health workforce decisions

Don’t miss the opportunity to take part on October 21 and 22 at the Canadian Health Workforce Conference in Ottawa (Fairmont Château Laurier).


Take a look at the CIHI and Statistic Canada Health Indicators e-Publication—now with updated results for 17 CIHI indicators measuring health system and patient outcomes, including

  • 30-Day Stroke In-Hospital Mortality
  • 30-Day Surgical Readmission
  • Patients With Repeat Hospitalizations for Mental Illness
  • Caesarean Section Rate

Examine updated results for CIHI indicators  (marked with footnote 3).


The number of replacements has increased, while revisions are holding steady. Those are the findings from the Canadian Joint Replacement Registry’s 2014 annual report on hip and knee replacements. Here are some highlights:

  • In 2012–2013, there were 47,137 acute care hospitalizations for all hip replacements in Canada. This represents a 5-year increase of 16.5%.
  • In the same period, there were 57,718 acute care hospitalizations for all knee replacements, representing an increase of 21.5%.
  • The greatest rate increase in knee replacements was for patients age 45 to 64 for both genders.


Read more in the report, data tables and public summary »


Join colleagues in Halifax on November 18 for a 1-day regional Health Data Users Day conference. Learn about experiences and successes using data effectively for better decision-making in the health system. Topics include

  • Big data
  • How data is being used at different levels
  • How to condense data to make it actionable
  • And much more

Early-bird registration closes October 18, so book early to secure your spot.


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    These courses give you practical, reliable and essential information and analysis from CIHI’s experts. Open the door to the power of CIHI education today!

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