Information about recent and upcoming CIHI releases, as well as new and notable initiatives from our partners.
CIHI is committed to providing key data on prescription opioids — which include commonly known types such as fentanyl, oxycodone, morphine, codeine and hydromorphone — through a variety of reports and programs.
The overall amount of opioids Canadians are getting in prescriptions is dropping, while the number of prescriptions for the drugs is rising amid the opioid crisis, new CIHI data shows.
How much do Canadians spend on drugs? Learn more about prescribed drug spending at a glance.
Methodology information to help users better understand and interpret the analysis in the Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada report.
Top 100 drug classes in terms of public drug program spending and rate of use for 9 provinces, 1 territory and 1 federal program.
International comparisons of pharmaceutical spending using data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
This information sheet provides an overview of the Resource Utilization Groups version 3 home care (RUG-III HC) grouping methodology.
This manual provides the information needed to interpret Resource Utilization Groups (RUG) Weighted Patient Day (RWPD) Reports.
An overview of clinical quality indicators for home care, developed by interRAI, that are now reported by CIHI.
CCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of residents of submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities in 2016–2017.
HCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of clients who received long-term home care services from publicly funded programs in participating jurisdictions in 2016–2017.
Approximately 16 Canadians a day are hospitalized due to opioid poisoning — a 19% increase over 2 years ago. Concerns about the effects of illicit drugs and opioids were first raised in Western Canada, but CIHI’s new data shows that hospitalization rates are increasing across most of the country. As hospital stays due to opioid poisoning keep rising, what’s the impact on our health care systems? Find out more in our latest release.
Explore information about seniors in continuing care over time and across care settings.
Explore information about seniors assessed in home care and residential care across health regions using 40 measures over time.
Explore historic and projected changes in Canada’s seniors population.
Additional methodological information is available to help you understand and interpret the analysis in these web tools.
These web tools, and the accompanying analysis, can help you better understand the seniors population in Canada’s publicly funded continuing care system.
With this series of products and tools, we want to better understand how Canada’s seniors transition from living independently to receiving continuing care services.