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An estimated two-thirds of deceased patients who are eligible to donate organs in Canada do not make it through the complex organ donation process to help the 4,612 people on wait lists across the country
New data shows that hospital deaths continue to decrease across the country. 2013–2014 data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) reveals that 57% of hospitals that meet the reportable threshold achieved a decrease in hospital deaths over the last 5 years.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of children and youth in Canada* are injured at home, school and play. In 2013-2014, around 17,500 of them were hospitalized for injuries, and approximately 3,000 of these hospitalizations were for an intentional injury—self-inflicted or at the hands of others.
A new study by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) identified that about 1 in 5 patients visited the emergency department (ED) for conditions that could be treated in a family practice setting or that are potentially preventable.
Health spending in Canada is projected to post its slowest growth rate since 1997, a trend that has emerged over the last 4 years, according to new data released today by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). While expenditures are increasing annually, the rate of spending is at 2.1%—a record low over the last 17 years.
A slippery floor, a moment of weakness, a walker out of reach… More than one third of seniors in Canada will experience a fall, making it the leading cause of injury among this group. What if it happens to your loved one?
1 in 10 emergency department (ED) patients required admission to hospital in 2013–2014, and they spent 4.7 times longer in the ED than those who were not admitted.
A unique website from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) will allow Canadian hospitals, health regions, provinces and territories to compare how they measure up on 37 indicators related to access, quality of care, patient safety and emerging health trends across the country.
For the first time in almost 15 years, the amount paid to physicians in Canada appears to have flattened out, even though there are more physicians in the workforce than ever
The Delivery of Radical Prostatectomy to Treat Men With Prostate Cancer, a study by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), examined radical prostatectomies (RPs)—the most common surgical intervention for prostate cancer in Canada—that were done between 2006–2007 and 2012–2013.
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