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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 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.
August 16, 2018
CCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of residents of submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities in 2017–2018. 
August 16, 2018
HCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of clients who received long-term home care services from publicly funded programs in participating jurisdictions in 2017–2018. 
June 26, 2018
The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the  burden on caregivers and health care systems. 
June 26, 2018
Dementia in Canada provides a comprehensive look at dementia’s impact on Canada’s health systems, and the challenges seniors living with dementia face at home, in long-term care and in hospitals.
June 26, 2018
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors. 
June 26, 2018
There is no way to prevent all types of dementia; however, having a healthy lifestyle and managing chronic conditions help improve overall health and reduce the risk.
June 26, 2018
People caring for seniors with dementia put in more hours, are more likely to feel distress.
June 26, 2018
This document explains the methodology used for the report, Dementia in Canada, .
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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