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  • Canadians continue to report longer wait times for care

    February 16, 2017
    The 2016 Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey focused on the experiences of the general population (adults 18 and older) in 11 developed countries.

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    International Comparisons All of Canada International
    Physicians
  • New data shows continued improvements in Canada’s health system performance

    November 30, 2016
    November 30, 2016 — Updated data for a number of health system performance indicators is now available in the interactive Your Health System (YHS) web tool created by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). This online tool allows users to access an array of health system data on hospitals, long-term care (LTC) facilities and the health of Canadians across the country.

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    Health System Performance
  • CIHI signs joint Statement of Action to address the opioid crisis

    November 25, 2016
    On November 19, 2016, CIHI’s president and CEO David O’Toole signed a statement committing CIHI to several activities to address the national opioid crisis. The joint statement was signed at the Opioid Conference and Summit in Ottawa.

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    Pharmaceuticals
  • 13 Canadians hospitalized each day for opioid poisoning

    November 16, 2016
    Report : Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits Due to Opioid Poisoning in Canada Infographic Data Tables : Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits Due to Opioid Poisoning in Canada

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    Pharmaceuticals
  • CIHI wins award at the ITAC 2016 Ingenious Award Gala

    November 15, 2016
    CIHI is proud to announce that the project Care Planning Tools: Changing Practice Among Alberta First Nations Communities won in the Small to Medium Sized Businesses category at the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) 2016 Ingenious Award Gala. The award was presented in Toronto on November 8, 2016.
  • CIHI announces Janet Davidson as new Board chair

    June 14, 2016
    The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Janet Davidson, officer of the Order of Canada (OC), as the new chair of our Board of Directors, effective immediately. She has served on CIHI’s Board of Directors as vice chair since 2014 and as a representative for Ontario, the Prairies and Canada at large since 2010.
  • Do-Not-Resuscitate Directives in Long-Term Care

    June 2, 2016
    About three-quarters of Canadian long-term care residents have a directive to not be resuscitated if they stop breathing or if their heart stops.

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    Seniors and Aging All of Canada Residential Care HTML
  • More regulated nurses entering the profession than leaving it

    June 1, 2016
    Media release for Regulated Nurses, 2015.

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    Health Workforce All of Canada
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    Licensed practical nurses
    Registered nurses/nurse practitioners
    Registered psychiatric nurses
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  • High Users of Hospital Beds: A New Indicator

    May 26, 2016
    According to a new indicator, High Users of Hospital Beds, 1 in 20 Canadians who were hospitalized in 2014–2015 returned three or more times within the year and spent more than 30 days in care.

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    Hospital Care All of Canada Hospital Care HTML
  • Organ Donations Fall Short of Meeting Demand

    March 17, 2016
    Information on organ transplant waiting lists, donations and trends across Canada.

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    Organ and Joint Replacements All of Canada Specialized Care HTML
  • Antipsychotic Use in Long-Term Care: Positive Trends

    February 25, 2016
    Despite the known health risks of antipsychotics, 39% of residents in long-term care facilities were prescribed an antipsychotic at least once in 2014.

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    Seniors and Aging All of Canada Residential Care HTML
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