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Dementia in home and community care

June 26, 2018

About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.

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Community Care All of Canada

Dementia in long-term care

June 26, 2018

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.

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Community Care Alberta British Columbia Ontario

Young-onset dementia

June 26, 2018

Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, before age 65 than as seniors, but their needs can be just as great.

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Community Care HTML

Family doctor preparedness

June 26, 2018

The growing number of seniors living with dementia is leaving some primary care doctors feeling less well-prepared to manage dementia care in the community.

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Community Care All of Canada International
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Wait Times for Priority Procedures in Canada, 2018

April 12, 2018

Wait times for priority procedures, including provincial data in 5 priority areas: cancer treatment, cardiac care, diagnostic imaging, joint replacement and sight restoration. 

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Access and Wait Times All of Canada Acute Care Inpatient

Wait times longer for joint replacements and cataract surgeries in Canada

April 12, 2018

Fewer Canadians received surgery for cataracts and hip and knee replacements within the recommended wait times last year compared with 3 years ago. However, wait times for more urgent procedures such as radiation therapy and hip fracture repair remained stable over this same time period. Learn more about benchmarks for treatment and wait times for priority procedures across Canada.

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Access and Wait Times All of Canada Acute Care Inpatient

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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Wait Times

March 28, 2017

Interactive Wait Times tool to explore benchmarks for treatment and wait times across Canada.  

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Access and Wait Times Alberta British Columbia New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan
Data Quality
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Selected Medical Imaging Equipment in Canada

February 7, 2017

CIHI’s surveys from 2003 to 2007 and 2009 to 2012 (only the 2012 survey data is shown in Quick Stats) tracked data on medical imaging equipment that was installed and operational in Canadian hospitals and free-standing imaging facilities (sometimes also called non-hospital, community-based and/or private facilities) as of January 1 of each year. 

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Access and Wait Times All of Canada
Interactive Data
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interRAI Update — Fall 2015

November 2, 2015

Learn about CIHI’s partnership with interRAI, the new integrated interRAI suite of assessment instruments and how organizations will be able to submit data from the new suite to CIHI.

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Community Care All of Canada
Standards
Specialized Care PDF

Exploring Occupancy Through Administrative Data

April 29, 2015

PowerPoint presentation on methodologies for estimating occupancy of constrained resources and case study previews of data.

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Access and Wait Times All of Canada Acute Care Inpatient PPTX

Physician Follow-Up After Hospital Discharge: Progress in Meeting Best Practices 

March 17, 2015

An assessment of the rate of follow-up with a community physician in Alberta and Saskatchewan after hospital admission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart attack or heart failure.

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Community Care Alberta Saskatchewan Primary Health
Physicians
Registered nurses/nurse practitioners
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Physician Follow-Up After Hospital Discharge: Progress in Meeting Best Practices 

March 17, 2015

An assessment of the rate of follow-up with a community physician in Alberta and Saskatchewan after hospital admission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart attack or heart failure.

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Community Care Alberta Saskatchewan Primary Health
Physicians
Registered nurses/nurse practitioners
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Physician Follow-Up After Hospital Discharge: Progress in Meeting Best Practices — Data Tables

March 17, 2015

An assessment of the rate of follow-up with a community physician in Alberta and Saskatchewan after hospital admission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart attack or heart failure.

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Community Care Alberta Saskatchewan Primary Health
Physicians
Registered nurses/nurse practitioners
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Quick Stats

March 7, 2015

Quick Stats are a series of free, publicly available reports that provide aggregate-level data about health care in Canada.

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Community Care All of Canada Specialized Care HTML

Home Care Reporting System

April 25, 2012

Overview of CIHI's Home Care Reporting System.

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Community Care All of Canada Home Care PDF

Resource Utilization Group III Home Care Grouping Methodology

October 30, 2009

Visit CIHI's online store for the Resource Utilization Group, version III Home Care (RUG-III-HC) Grouping Methodology: Flowcharts and SAS Code, HCRS Version, 2010–2011 manual.

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Community Care All of Canada
Indicators
Home Care PDF