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Organ Replacement in Canada: CORR Annual Statistics

December 14, 2017

This annual release draws on data from the Canadian Organ Replacement Register (CORR), a pan-Canadian information system for organ failure in Canada. These statistics include dialysis, organ transplantation and donation characteristics, trends and patient outcomes in Canada.

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Emergency department wait times in Canada continuing to rise

November 30, 2017

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. 

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National Ambulatory Care Reporting System Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications, 2017–2018

November 21, 2017

Open-year data quality tests performed on NACRS in 2017–2018, including the rules, patient care types, submission levels, selection criteria and data elements used.

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Discharge Abstract Database Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications 2017–2018

November 8, 2017

The Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) is routinely analyzed for data quality issues during the submission year and after database closure. Suspect findings are communicated back to the submitting facilities for investigation and correction while the database is still open for submission

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National Health Expenditure Trends

November 7, 2017

National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975 to 2017 provides an overview of how much is spent on health care annually, in what areas money is spent and on whom, and where the money comes from. It features comparative expenditure data at the provincial/territorial and international levels, as well as Canadian health spending trends from 1975 to the present.

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Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada

November 7, 2017

Using drug claims data from CIHI’s National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS), this report will examine the drug classes that contribute to current trends in public drug program spending. Spending reported in the NPDUIS represents two-thirds of the total public drug spending reported in CIHI’s National Health Expenditure Database.

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Cardiac Care Quality Indicators Report

October 31, 2017

Provides pan-Canadian, comparable information on mortality and readmission outcomes following common cardiac procedures.

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Request/Change Access to CIHI Portal

October 17, 2017

Step-by-step instructions on how to request Analyst or Information Consumer access to CIHI Portal or to change one's type of access.

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Tips for Coders: Infections: Interpretation of This Versus

October 13, 2017

The results of a recent reabstraction study and subsequent data quality reviews have revealed some discrepancies with the coding of infections. 

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