• Wait Times for Priority Procedures in Canada, 2020
    July 9, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    This annual update of the interactive Wait Times web tool with 2019 data provides a timely snapshot of how long patients wait for a priority procedure and the proportion of patients who receive care within benchmarks for hip and knee replacements, hip fracture repair, cataract surgery, coronary artery bypass graft, radiation therapy, MRI scans and CT scans.

  • Proposed Standard for Race-Based Data Collection and Health Reporting in Canada
    July 16, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    This document proposes a standard for collecting racialized data in health care in Canada, with considerations for ethnicity and Indigenous identity. The proposed standard was informed by extensive literature reviews, an environmental scan and several years of engagement with researchers, clinicians, organizations representing racialized groups, Indigenous organizations, and representatives of governments and health systems. CIHI continues to seek feedback to identify best practices and approaches to implementation across practice settings and jurisdictions. Several key questions for discussion are included.

  • Nursing in Canada, 2019: A Lens on Supply and Workforce
    July 30, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    This release presents key nursing data for Canada and each of the provinces and territories. It highlights trends in the supply, distribution, demographics, education, retention and employment of the 4 groups of regulated nurses: nurse practitioners, registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses and licensed practical nurses.

  • Supply, Distribution and Migration of Physicians in Canada, 2019
    July 30, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    These data tables contain information on the demographics, geographic distribution and specialty of physicians from 2015 to 2019. Counts of physicians are provided at the national, provincial and regional levels, which could help decision-makers manage and plan for the physician workforce.

  • Occupational Therapists in Canada, 2019
    Physiotherapists in Canada, 2019
    Pharmacists in Canada, 2019
    July 30, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    These data tables contain information on the supply, demographics, geographic distribution, education and employment of occupational therapists, physiotherapists and pharmacists from 2010 to 2019. Methodology notes are also included for each group of professionals.

  • Health Data and Information Governance and Capability Framework
    July 30, 2020, 12:01 a.m. ET

    These products include a checklist of 28 capabilities as well as assessment tools, guides and questions on strategic planning and oversight, to help organizations and networks generate greater value from health data and information.

  • Shared Health Priorities: Measuring Access to Home and Community Care and to Mental Health and Addictions Services in Canada
    August 6, 2020, 12:01 a.m. ET

    CIHI will release results for 3 new indicators as part of the Shared Health Priorities portfolio. The purpose of these indicators is to measure Canadians’ access to mental health and addictions services and to home and community care.

    • Caregiver Distress
    • New Long-Term Care Residents Who Potentially Could Have Been Cared for at Home
    • Self-Harm, Including Suicide

    A companion report will accompany the release, which provides contextual information that will help decision-makers and Canadians understand how to interpret the results; clarify data limitations; and identify factors that might influence the numbers.

  • Early Revisions for Hip and Knee Replacements in Canada: A Quality, Productivity and Capacity Issue
    August 27, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    This report focuses on hip and knee revision (or repeat) surgeries needed within 2 years of the initial joint replacement. Using the latest available data, this study provides a better understanding of who requires these revision surgeries and why, and quantifies the impacts on our health care systems. Findings are intended to inform opportunities for system improvement in terms of policy and clinical practice to enable better patient outcomes.

  • Implantable Medical Devices in Canada: Insights Into High-Volume Procedures and Associated Costs
    August 27, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    This report provides insights into high-volume implantable medical device (IMD) procedures and associated costs using pan-Canadian hospitalization and day surgery data. It includes volumes and trends over time, patient characteristics, and variations by province and territory, as well as health system costs both overall and by hospital care setting for each of the IMD procedures.

  • CJRR Annual Statistics: Hip and Knee Replacements in Canada, 2018–2019
    August 27, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    This release provides annual statistics on hip and knee replacements performed in Canada in 2018–2019, as well as clinical findings based on revision risk curves.

  • Cardiac Care Quality Indicators
    August 27, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    The Cardiac Care Quality Indicators report provides pan-Canadian comparable information on mortality and readmission outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and aortic valve replacement (AVR). These are part of a suite of PCI and cardiac surgery indicators that the Canadian Cardiovascular Society has identified as important for evaluating the quality of cardiovascular care in Canada. The report focuses on 6 outcome indicators and 1 volume measure. Risk-adjusted results are based on 3 years of pooled data from 39 cardiac care centres across 9 provinces. Results are reported at the Canadian, provincial and cardiac care centre levels.

  • Child and Youth Mental Health in Canada
    September 24, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    The data tables and infographic examine trends and patterns in the use of hospital-based services and psychotropic medications among children and youth with mental disorders.

  • Injury and Trauma Emergency Department and Hospitalization Statistics
    September 24, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    This release contains information on emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma, with breakdowns provided by cause, province, age group and sex. It also contains the most recent data on sport-related brain injuries (including concussions) from 2014–2015 to 2018–2019.

  • Mental Health and Addictions Hospitalizations Quick Stats, 2017–2018
    September 24, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    These data tables contain information on hospitalizations for mental health or addictions from all provinces and territories. Statistics are available at the health region, province/territory and pan-Canadian levels.

  • Profile of Residents in Residential and Hospital-Based Continuing Care, 2019–2020
    September 24, 2020, 8 a.m. ET

    These tables include information on demographics, clinical and functional characteristics, treatments and medications, resource utilization, and admissions and discharges for residents of submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities in participating jurisdictions in 2019–2020.