May 15 to June 29, 2018

All Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) products are released at 10 a.m. ET unless otherwise noted. Dates and products are subject to change.

  • Drug Use Among Seniors in Canada, 2016
    May 17, 2018, 12:01 a.m. ET

    This report provides an in-depth look at the number and types of drugs prescribed to seniors in Canada. It also examines potentially inappropriate drug use and drug use among seniors living in long-term care facilities. Where possible, results are disaggregated by sex, age, neighbourhood income and geographic location (urban or rural/remote).

  • Your Health System web tool update
    May 31, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    Your Health System provides the public with information about how Canada’s health systems are performing (YHS: In Brief) and decision-makers in hospitals, long-term care facilities, health regions and governments with the data and information they need to make policy and service delivery decisions to improve health systems (YHS: In Depth). In this release, indicators and contextual measures will be updated with the most recent year of data, accompanied by the public release of CIHI’s Health Indicators e-Publication, Cardiac Care quality indicators and additional Acute Care indicators. CIHI’s Indicator Library will also be updated; this resource provides definitions and methodologies for more than 100 indicators.

  • Cardiac Care Quality Indicators, 2018
    May 31, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    These data tables provide updated detailed results on mortality and readmission outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and aortic valve replacement (AVR). This release will contain the most recent 3 years of pooled data (2014–2015 to 2016–2017). The report focuses on 6 outcome indicators and 1 volume measure.

  • Health Indicators e-Publication 2018
    May 31, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    Selected indicators will be updated with the latest available data. The Health Indicators e-Publication is a free web-based product, produced jointly by CIHI and Statistics Canada. It contains more than 80 indicators measuring health status, non-medical determinants of health, health system performance, and community and health system characteristics for health regions, provinces and territories. It provides easy access to the most recent health indicator results, as well as data for all available years, with breakdowns by sex and socio-economic status. Users can easily download the information they need.

  • Pan-Canadian Trends in the Prescribing of Opioids and Benzodiazepines, 2012 to 2017
    June 6, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    This analysis builds on CIHI’s report Pan-Canadian Trends in the Prescribing of Opioids, 2012 to 2016 and examines 6-year trends (2012 to 2017) in the volume and types of opioids and benzodiazepines being dispensed to Canadians.

  • 2017 Opioid Poisoning Hospitalization Estimates 
    June 6, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    This release provides pan-Canadian estimates of the number of Canadians who were hospitalized for opioid poisonings in 2017.

  • Regulated Nurses, 2017
    June 14, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    These products highlight current trends in nursing practices in Canada across a variety of demographic, education, mobility and employment characteristics for the 3 groups of regulated nursing professionals: registered nurses (including nurse practitioners), licensed practical nurses and registered psychiatric nurses.

  • Hip and Knee Replacements in Canada, 2016–2017: Canadian Joint Replacement Registry Annual Report
    June 19, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    This report provides an overview of key statistics related to hip and knee replacement surgeries performed in Canada, including estimates of cumulative revision risk based on data collected from the Canadian Joint Replacement Registry. The data tables provide an overview of hip and knee replacement statistics across Canada, including volumes, age-standardized rates and lengths of stay.

  • Hospital Mental Health Database Quick Stats, 2016–2017
    June 19, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    These data tables contain information on hospitalizations for mental illness and addiction for all provinces and territories. Statistics are available at the national, provincial/territorial and regional levels.

  • e-Statistics on Organ Transplants, Waiting Lists and Donors
    June 19, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    These data tables include annual information on transplants, donors and waiting lists, including the number of patients who died while waiting for a vital organ transplant. The data is based on summary statistics received from 9 organ procurement organizations (OPOs) from across Canada.

  • Dementia in Canada
    June 21, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    This digital-only report offers CIHI’s first comprehensive look at dementia, a complex illness, and its effects on seniors, caregivers and health systems. It uses data and information from several sources, including the Public Health Agency of Canada. The report allows users to interact with the content and includes 2 stories of caregivers to help illuminate the impact of dementia on Canadians.

  • CIHI in other publications

    Seniors in Transition: Exploring Pathways Across the Care Continuum

    Healthcare Quarterly article

    We linked long-term and acute care data for more than 59,000 seniors in 6 provinces and territories to analyze the pathways and transition patterns of seniors who receive long-term care services. The analysis revealed factors related to residential care entry and identified profiles of seniors who were admitted into residential care before it may have been clinically necessary.