Updated annual health system data and health indicator results are now available.
- May 28, 2020
- January 30, 2020
This media release highlights key findings about access to primary care from the 2019 Commonwealth Fund's survey of primary care physicians in 11 countries, including Canada.
- December 17, 2019
New data highlights that the proportion of Canada’s public drug spending that is for high-cost drugs continues to grow.
- December 5, 2019
New data on organ donation highlights need for more organ donation in Canada and the profile of organ donors.
- November 28, 2019
This media release highlights new data in Your Health System related to pediatric readmission to hospital within 1 month of the initial hospital stay for children and youth age 17 and younger.
- November 7, 2019
This media release explains how Canada’s health care system compares with countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), with a focus on patient safety.
- October 31, 2019
This media release highlights key findings from the report National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975 to 2019.
- October 17, 2019
This media release shares that opioid prescribing practices are changing across Canada. Fewer people are starting opioid prescriptions and using opioids long term.
- September 26, 2019
For the past 5 years, the number of physicians in Canada has grown twice as fast as the population. Learn more in this media release.
- September 19, 2019
This media release highlights key findings from the report Hospital Stays for Harm Caused by Substance Use Among Youth Age 10 to 24.
- July 11, 2019
Learn more about emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries among seniors in Canada in recent years, particularly during 2017–2018.
- May 30, 2019
This media release is about 3 new indicators that show how Canada’s health systems are faring in home care and mental health and addictions services.
- April 25, 2019
New data shows that giving birth, lung and heart problems were among the top reasons for hospitalization in 2017–2018. Learn more in this media release.
- April 17, 2019
For the first time, CIHI has released patient experience survey data, shedding light on how Canadians feel about care received during a hospital stay.
- March 28, 2019
New data shows that wait times for joint replacements and cataract surgery have grown in much of Canada since 2016. Learn more in this media release.
- February 7, 2019
In 2016–2017, payments to Canadian-based physicians grew more slowly than in the past.
- December 12, 2018
This media release outlines new information on opioid-related deaths, hospitalizations and emergency department visits. The data is the result of a collaboration between the Public Health Agency of Canada, Health Canada and CIHI.
- November 29, 2018
For the first time in at least 5 years, pneumonia was 1 of the top 10 reported reasons that Canadians went to the emergency department (ED) last year. Learn more in this media release.
- November 20, 2018
Current trends in Canadian public drug program spending and an overview of overall health care spending.
- September 19, 2018
Most Canadians want to die at home, and people who access palliative home care services in their last year of life are 2.5 times more likely to do so. Learn more in this media release.