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.
Apr 11, 2014Heartbleed Vulnerability at CIHI
The Heartbleed vulnerability is a critical vulnerability affecting specific versions of OpenSSL, an extensively deployed open source library used in the products of many vendors.
Apr 10, 2014More efficient health system would save lives, money
Measuring the Level and Determinants of Health System Efficiency in Canada
Apr 1, 2014CIHI announces David O’Toole as new president and CEO
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Institute for Health Information is pleased to announce that after a thorough search and interview process, David O’Toole has been selected as the new president and CEO of CIHI, effective May 12, 2014
Mar 27, 2014Wait Times Holding Steady Across Canada
Demand for priority procedures continues to rise
Mar 6, 2014Generic drugs slow spending growth
Last year, $29.3 billion was spent on prescription drugs in Canada, but the annual growth rate was the second-lowest in more than 20 years.
Feb 25, 2014Organ transplants on the rise
New report compares Canada’s health system internationally
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