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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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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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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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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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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

National Ambulatory Care Reporting System Data Elements, 2018–2019

February 16, 2018

Comparative list of 2018–2019 mandatory and optional data elements for all NACRS data submission options.

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Emergency Care All of Canada
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NACRS Emergency Department Visits and Length of Stay, 2016–2017

November 30, 2017

View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2016–2017, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System. 

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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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NACRS Emergency Department Visits and Length of Stay, 2015–2016

February 9, 2017

View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2015–2016, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.

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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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NACRS Pick-Lists for 2017–2018 (CEDDxS v4.0, PCL v5.0)

November 30, 2016

The Presenting Complaint List (PCL) was developed by the Canadian Emergency Department Information System (CEDIS) Working Group. It includes common symptoms, complaints, problems or reasons for seeking medical care. The Canadian Emergency Department Diagnoses Shortlist (CED-DxS) includes more than 800 diagnoses in common terms, which are mapped to ICD-10-CA codes.

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National Ambulatory Care Reporting System Data Elements, 2016–2017

February 8, 2016

Comparative list of 2016–2017 mandatory and optional data elements for all NACRS data submission options.

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Emergency Care All of Canada
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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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