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2 front-line workers share their perspectives on Canada's opioid crisis in conjunction with some of the key findings in CIHI's new report Opioid-Related Harms in Canada.
Opioids are effective drugs that play an important role in pain management for many Canadians. Our data shows that rates of harm due to opioid poisoning continue to rise across Canada — hospitalizations have increased by 27% over the past 5 years. Find out more about opioid poisoning and our work on opioids.
Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio: Technical Notes (HSMR)
View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2017–2018, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
These data tables look at top drug classes in terms of public drug program spending and rate of use by jurisdiction, sex, age group and neighbourhood income.
This document describes the methodology used to generate the related report.
This report looks at public drug program spending in 2017 in all provinces, Yukon and 1 federal program administered by the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch.
Take an in-depth look at prescribed drug spending in Canada and learn more about how different drug classes contribute to current trends in total public drug spending.
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
Open-year data quality tests performed on NACRS in 2018–2019, including the rules, patient care types, submission levels, selection criteria and data elements used.
This product uses data from the Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB), National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) and Canadian Joint Replacement Registry (CJRR). Data for the HMDB and NACRS is provided by Canada's provinces and territories. Data for CJRR is provided by provincial ministries of health, regional authorities, orthopedic surgeons, nurses, medical records staff and others across Canada.
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).
This guide summarizes key information and considerations for measuring health inequalities using an area-level approach and Statistics Canada’s PCCF and PCCF+ tools.
This document contains a list of organizations that have produced helpful resources to support planning for, analyzing and reporting on health inequalities.
This edition highlights national CJRR coverage, data submission deadlines, data quality reminders and recent releases.
CIHI's annual report provides an overview of the organization, its corporate achievements in the past fiscal year, the priorities for the upcoming year and a summary of the audited financial statements.
Report based on summary statistics received from 9 organ procurement organizations across Canada. Latest available data is for 2017.
Emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma from 2012–2013 to 2016–2017.
This job aid provides guidance in locating the correct ICD-10-CA primary code assignment for conditions or symptoms that meet the criteria of a post-intervention condition.
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.