Release of NRS 2018–2019 Q2 data.
An overview of Canadian health spending trends, featuring comparative expenditure data at provincial, territorial and international levels.
This report highlights comparable estimates of opioid use and harms in Canada and Australia from CIHI and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the burden on caregivers and health care systems.
In long-term care, seniors with dementia are at higher risk of being physically restrained and given potentially inappropriate antipsychotic drugs than other seniors. However, policy changes and educational supports have helped spur a decrease in this trend over the past several years.
Seniors living with dementia spend more time in the emergency department and have higher rates of hospitalization than other Canadians 65 and older, CIHI analysis shows.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
Seniors with dementia from lower-income neighbourhoods in Canada are more likely to visit hospitals for falls than those from more affluent areas.
Canadian MIS Database hospital statistics on number of hospital inpatient days, inpatient admissions, ambulatory care visits, emergency visits and day/night care visits.
Number of hospital beds staffed and in operation, broken down by care setting.
Release of NRS 2017–2018 Q3 data.
Release of 2013–2014, 2014–2015 and 2015–2016 CMDB data, update of 2011–2012 and 2012–2013 CMDB data, and updates to metrics.