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NACRS Emergency Department Visits and Length of Stay, 2017–2018

November 29, 2018

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. 

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Emergency Care All of Canada
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Discharge Abstract Database Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications 2018–2019

November 14, 2018

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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Hospital Care All of Canada
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National Ambulatory Care Reporting System Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications, 2018–2019

November 14, 2018

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.

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Hospital Care All of Canada
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Head's up on sport related brain injuries

July 5, 2018

An infographic highlighting data related to emergency department visits for sport-related brain injuries in Ontario and Alberta.

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Hospital Care Alberta Ontario Inpatient Specialized Care

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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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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Dementia in hospitals

June 26, 2018

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.

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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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