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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

Canadians with young-onset dementia present unique care challenges Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia before age 65 than as seniors — but their needs can be just as great. At the time of diagnosis, people with young-onset dementia may still be working, taking care of their children and parents, and meeting financial commitments. Learn more about how care is different for people with young-onset dementia.

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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

Resolving a Coding Challenge

April 10, 2018

Job aid to help health information management (HIM) professionals resolve coding challenges.

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Medical assistance in dying

December 12, 2017

CIHI is committed to working with the federal, provincial and territorial governments to support comparable reporting on medical assistance in dying (MAID). 

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Quality and Safety All of Canada

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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Unnecessary Care in Canada Technical Report

April 6, 2017

CIHI and Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) are working together to report on patients receiving unnecessary tests and procedures every year in Canada, across 8 out of 200+ CWC specific recommendations. 

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Quality and Safety All of Canada

Unnecessary Care in Canada

April 6, 2017

CIHI and Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) are working together to report on patients receiving unnecessary tests and procedures every year in Canada, across 8 out of 200+ CWC specific recommendations. 

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Quality and Safety All of Canada PDF

Unnecessary Care in Canada: Data Tables

April 6, 2017

Explore comparable pan-Canadian information with a goal of working toward reducing low-value testing. 

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Quality and Safety All of Canada XLSX

Wait Times

March 28, 2017

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

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