There is no way to prevent all types of dementia; however, having a healthy lifestyle and managing chronic conditions help improve overall health and reduce the risk.
Asthma hospitalization rates for Canadians younger than 20 have declined by 50% over the past 10 years. Yet asthma continues to be one of the leading causes of hospital stays among this age group. Take a closer look.
Declining numbers of new graduates, combined with growing outflow of those late in their careers, has led to a slow down in growth of employed regulated nurses in Canada, new CIHI data analysis shows.
CIHI provides data on the quality of cardiac care in Canada. View reports on quality indicators and access data on other indicators related to cardiac care.
Although seniors make up only 17% of the Canadian population, they are estimated to account for roughly 40% of all spending on prescribed drugs. Find out more about drug use among seniors in Canada on this page.
Inpatient hospitalization statistics — volumes and average length of stay by sex, age group and province/territory — are available from 1995–1996 onward in the Inpatient Quick Stats.
Selected childbirth indicators by province/territory and health region are available from 2001–2002 onward in the Childbirth Quick Stats.
Canadian MIS Database hospital statistics on number of hospital inpatient days, inpatient admissions, ambulatory care visits, emergency visits and day/night care visits.
Total hospital expenses over time and across Canada, and Canadian MIS Database hospital expenses net of recoveries.
Key information on 2016–2017 inpatient hospitalizations, surgeries and childbirth indicators are provided in a Snapshot and data tables.
Canadian seniors are less satisfied with the quality of the health care they receive than those age 65 and older in 10 similar countries, a key international survey shows. Seniors were asked about many aspects of their health care experience, from mental health and access to medical specialists, to quality of home care and end-of-life planning. Learn more about the results of the latest Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey.
The amount of time most Canadians spend waiting in emergency departments to be admitted to hospital is on the rise. The length of stay for people admitted to hospital in 2016–2017 was up 11% from the year before and almost 17% from 5 years ago, confirming concerns raised by some clinicians working in Canadian medical facilities. Find out more in our latest update.
Contains data on health spending in Canada by spending category and source of funding
View specific questions from the survey.
View results for all patient experience measures at the peer hospital, regional, provincial and national levels.
Compare your hospital’s results on patient experience measures with those of other hospitals and across geographic levels. Explore trends over time.
View the demographic characteristics of patients who responded to the survey.
Describes the composition of the Hospital Mental Health Database (HMHDB), data quality and other information relevant to data users.
Explore information about seniors in continuing care over time and across care settings.
Explore information about seniors assessed in home care and residential care across health regions using 40 measures over time.