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A summary of the results of the third Consensus Conference on Health Indicators, held in March 2009.
A look at sepsis and opportunities for improvement when caring for patients with this highly complex and sometimes deadly condition.
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Examines issues such as spending, policy, access and quality in the context of where the health system was 10 years previously, how things changed and issues on the horizon.
Listening for Direction II started in late 2003, with the partners interested in examining our then-current research priorities.
This analytic bulletin provides a descriptive analysis of water-related trauma hospitalizations in Canada between April 1, 2000 and March 31, 2001.
The evolution and behaviour of Canada's international medical graduates over four decades.
This study measures access to and quality of care from a patient perspective across Canada's 10 provinces.
From January to March 2001, five national organizations including CIHI undertook a consultation to identify research themes for future applied health services and policy research. Called Listening for Direction: a national consultation on health services and policy issues, the main objective of the consultation was to help design research themes that respond to the needs of policy makers and managers in the healthcare system for the next two to five years.
This report explores the feasibility of conducting health outcomes analyses using existing data with a specific focus on diabetes and depression. A collaborative effort between CIHI and Statistics Canada, the report also identifies important data gaps and related research implications.
In March 2002 the Ontario Trauma Registry (OTR) estimated that the hospital costs of Ontario trauma admissions in 1999-2000 exceeded $433 million. Lacking comprehensive national and provincial cost estimates, this report expands upon the OTR study by estimating the hospital costs associated with trauma admissions in Canada that occurred in fiscal year 2000 (April 1, 2000 through March 31, 2001).
The purpose of the 2006 National Trauma Registry Injury Hospitalizations Highlights Report is to provide an overview of patients hospitalized due to trauma in all acute care facilities in Canada for the 2004-2005 fiscal year (April 1, 2004 to March 31, 2005). This Highlights Report is a supplement to the release of the 2004-2005 fiscal year of data in the electronic reporting application for the trauma registry.
Factors associated with discharge destination following stroke rehabilitation in participating inpatient rehabilitation facilities across Canada.
This analysis sheds light on characteristics of clients with orthopedic conditions, stroke and amputation who return to inpatient rehabilitation.
A high-level description of the demographic and clinical characteristics of people admitted to mental health beds in Ontario.
The Cost of Hospital Stays: Why Costs Vary provides information about how certain factors can affect average costs of hospital stays for typical patients (excludes patients who transfer between acute care facilities, die in hospital, sign out of hospital before completing recommended course of care and stay in hospital longer than those who have a similar condition and/or procedure).
The National Trauma Registry 2007 Injury Hospitalizations Highlights Report provides an overview of patients hospitalized due to trauma in all acute care facilities in Canada for the 2005-2006 fiscal year (April 1, 2005, to March 31, 2006).
The increased risk of mortality and morbidity for babies who are born preterm or small for their gestational age.
This highlights report provides an overview of patients hospitalized due to trauma in all acute care facilities in Canada for the 2002-2004 fiscal years (April 1, 2002 to March 31, 2004). This report is intended to supplement the release of the electronic reporting application for the trauma registry.
Variations in coding after research identified changes in CIHI's acute care data.