September 12, 2012
The business view is intended for clinicians, health system decision-makers, vendors and researchers. It articulates the business need, scope, use and anticipated benefits of the Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Record Content Standard Priority Subset.
May 24, 2012
The most recent indicator results, plus the introduction of a suite of new acute care readmission indicators, and three new indicators focusing on avoidable mortality.
April 11, 2012
Get an overview of health care use and resource demands. As questions rise about the sustainability of our health care systems in Canada, it is important to identify what our uses and needs are. By analyzing current health care data, we can ensure resources are being used in the best way possible.
March 27, 2012
Overview of drug spending, impact of cost drivers, changes in drug discovery and pharmaceutical policy that influence the availability, use and price of drugs.
March 6, 2012
This report focuses on disparities in primary health care by examining differences in access, use and appropriateness of primary health care for Canadians who have ambulatory care sensitive conditions.
December 1, 2011
Examines the impact of a growing senior population on health care systems and considers ways in which systems may need to adapt in the future.
June 2, 2011
Seniors Who Reported Having at Least 1 of 11 Chronic Conditions (PPT)
June 2, 2011
The analysis included “don’t know” and “refusal” responses; the percentage of non-responses per chronic condition/survey question was less than 1% overall for all adults.
June 2, 2011
Percentage of Adults Age 45 to 64 and Seniors Who Reported Individual Chronic Conditions and the Percentage of All Adult Diagnoses From Adults Age 45 to 64 and Seniors, Canada (Crude Estimates) from Canadian Survey of Experiences With Primary Health Care, 2008, Statistics Canada; Canadian Institute for Health Information.
February 28, 2011
The first version of the Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Record Content Standard, which supports the collection of standardized data through EMRs.
December 16, 2010
Begins a conversation about the appropriateness of care in Canada.
August 31, 2010
Drug claims data and comparative drug coverage information can be accessed through this reporting application
December 21, 2009
A summary of the results of the third Consensus Conference on Health Indicators, held in March 2009.
December 10, 2009
A look at sepsis and opportunities for improvement when caring for patients with this highly complex and sometimes deadly condition.
October 29, 2009
Examines issues such as spending, policy, access and quality in the context of where the health system was 10 years previously, how things changed and issues on the horizon.
July 23, 2009
This study measures access to and quality of care from a patient perspective across Canada's 10 provinces.
December 16, 2008
This 2008 chartbook offers an illustrative example of how primary health care information can be used to populate indicators on access, recommended care and organization/service delivery.
October 23, 2008
A review of seminal national and international health care research as it maps to health care priorities.
August 14, 2008
This analytical report measures the risk of a wide range of adverse events in Canadian health care delivery.
November 29, 2007
An initial report about the hospital standardized mortality ratio (HSMR) and its adaptation for use in Canada.