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Quick Poll

Winter sports and staying safe

Winter sports and staying safe
December 2016

Which winter sport do you think has the most hospitalizations for brain injuries?

Snowboarding/skiing | Ski ou planche à neige
28% (10 votes)
Sledding | Luge
14% (5 votes)
Ice skating | Patinage sur glace
14% (5 votes)
Hockey | Hockey
42% (15 votes)
Staying at home by the fire | Rester à la maison près du feu
3% (1 vote)
Total votes: 36

Coming soon

Health Care and Health System Performance: A Focus on Seniors (webinar series) (December 1, 2016)

Canada’s population is aging, and for the first time in history there are more Canadians age 65 and older than 15 and younger. CIHI presents a 3-part webinar series to learn about the unique needs of senior populations and how to improve health system performance. To register, visit our Learning Centre.

5th National Summit on Data Analytics for Healthcare (December 8, 2016)

Join a national conversation on improving health care with analytics! CIHI’s Tracy Johnson, Director, Health System Analysis and Emerging Issues, will be presenting at the 5th National Summit on Data Analytics for Healthcare (December 8 and 9 in Toronto) on how looking abroad to international health care systems helps assess health care delivery in Canada. 

National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975 to 2016 (December 15, 2016)

The 20th edition of this annual publication provides an overview of how much is spent on health care, in what areas money is spent and on whom, and where the money comes from. It features comparative expenditure data at the provincial/territorial and international levels, as well as Canada’s health spending trends from 1975 to the present.

Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada, 2016: A Focus on Public Drug Programs (December 15, 2016)

This report and data tables provide an in-depth look at public drug program spending in 2015, using drug claims data from the 9 provinces and 1 federal drug program that submit to CIHI’s National Prescription Drug Utilization and Information System (NPDUIS) Database.

Focus on Emergency Department Data Collection

Need an overview of which National Ambulatory Care Reporting System data elements are applicable to emergency department records? This course uses case studies to illustrate how to capture data elements, such as those used to calculate Emergency Department Wait Time indicators. Visit CIHI’s Learning Centre to learn more.

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