Welcome to the Media Centre. CIHI posts media releases and advisories that capture key findings from its reports and analyses on health care in Canada, wait times, patient safety, the Canadian Hospital Reporting Project and more. We also alert the public when new data is available. You'll find news from the past 60 days posted on this page. For earlier releases or advisories, consult our archives.
Nov 21, 2013Lung cancer kills more women in Canada than in other OECD countries
New report compares Canada's health system internationally
Nov 7, 2013Top performing hospitals and health regions across Canada identified on new website
Canadians can now see how the health system is performing on 15 measures
Oct 29, 2013Canada curbs health spending as expenditures reach $211B
Health spending increasing less than inflation and population
Oct 17, 2013Severe tooth decay the leading reason Canadian preschoolers have day surgery each year
Dental surgery to treat cavities and severe tooth decay accounts for about one-third of all day surgery operations for preschoolers.
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