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.
Few Canadians (15%) receive palliative care at home in the last year of life, despite survey results indicating that most Canadians prefer to die at home. Read CIHI's report.
Six additional indicators for acute care hospitals, not available through Your Health System.
About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Comparative list of 2018–2019 mandatory and optional data elements for all NACRS data submission options.
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.
CIHI produces annual data quality reports to assess the contribution of each province and territory to 11 of CIHI's databases.
Emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma from 2010–2011 to 2015–2016.
The indicator includes 31 clinical groups that fall under 4 categories of harm: Health Care–/Medication-Associated Conditions, Health Care–Associated Infections, Patient Accidents and Procedure-Associated Conditions.
This release provides each hospital with the results of a suite of Cardiac Care Quality indicators.
Existing Health Indicators e-Publication indicators