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April 9, 2019
Last year, fewer opioid prescriptions were written in Canada, but the number of people hospitalized for opioid-related harms continued to climb. Explore the new data from our Opioid Reporting team on prescriptions, and on emergency department visits and hospitalizations due to opioids.
January 4, 2019
Information about recent and upcoming CIHI substance use releases, as well as new and notable initiatives from our partners.
December 6, 2018
Overview of 2 measures that are commonly used when analyzing prescription opioid utilization trends: defined daily dose (DDD) and morphine milligram equivalence (MME). 
October 11, 2018
This presentation provides insight into how to use the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) case-mix system for organizational decision support.
October 10, 2018
Read this evaluation of NSIR-RT, which was pilot-tested by 28 cancer treatment centres. The report focuses on patient safety objectives, client support and the data quality of the RT incident pilot data.
October 1, 2018
This guide provides you with 2 SAS macros that you can use for analyzing health inequalities, as well as methodology notes, formulae and considerations for reporting your results. 
October 1, 2018
The glossary defines terms used throughout the toolkit and the literature, and contains information on the availability and use of composite indices in Canada.
October 1, 2018
This guide summarizes key information and considerations for measuring health inequalities using an area-level approach and Statistics Canada’s PCCF and PCCF+ tools.
October 1, 2018
This document contains a list of organizations that have produced helpful resources to support planning for, analyzing and reporting on health inequalities. 
October 1, 2018
Use the Equity Stratifier Inventory to see which embedded and area-level equity stratifiers are available within selected CIHI and Statistics Canada health data.
September 18, 2018
This resource document provides guidelines on how to use the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) case-mix system for organizational decision support.
June 26, 2018
Seniors with dementia from lower-income neighbourhoods in Canada are more likely to visit hospitals for falls than those from more affluent areas.
June 19, 2018
This analysis examines Canadian trends in opioid and benzodiazepine prescribing between 2012 and 2017. It builds on the report Pan-Canadian Trends in the Prescribing of Opioids, 2012 to 2016.
June 19, 2018
These data tables are a companion product to Pan-Canadian Trends in the Prescribing of Opioids and Benzodiazepines, 2012 to 2017; the data is meant to help facilitate user research and analysis. 
May 18, 2018
A document listing the mandatory and optional data elements required to support the collection of comprehensive pan-Canadian oncology drug data.
May 17, 2018
A document listing the mandatory and optional data elements required to support the collection of comprehensive pan-Canadian oncology drug data.
May 17, 2018
These data tables examine the number and types of drugs prescribed and potentially inappropriate drug use among seniors in Canada.
May 17, 2018
Read this report to find out about the number and types of drugs prescribed, potentially inappropriate drug use and drug use in long-term care facilities among seniors in Canada.
May 17, 2018
Although seniors make up only 17% of the Canadian population, they are estimated to account for roughly 40% of all spending on prescribed drugs. Find out more about drug use among seniors in Canada on this page. 
May 14, 2018
Learn more about recent activities and newly available products from CIHI and other key organizations working in the field of substance use and surveillance.
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