Wait times for priority procedures, including provincial data in 5 priority areas: cancer treatment, cardiac care, diagnostic imaging, joint replacement and sight restoration.
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.
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.
Alcohol harm — the negative consequences of alcohol consumption — is a serious and growing health concern and a leading cause of injury and death in Canada. Learn more.
Interactive Wait Times tool to explore benchmarks for treatment and wait times across Canada.
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.
An assessment of the rate of ambulance use among stroke and heart attack cases.
A case study focusing on the NorWest Community Health Centres program, which addresses the health and social needs of rural and remote residents.
PowerPoint presentation on methodologies for estimating occupancy of constrained resources and case study previews of data.
A case study of The Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Inner City Health shows the use of the population health approach to improve the health of the homeless population.
A study that sought out health system leaders in Canada who have made demonstrable progress in adopting the population health approach.
The Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada project examines whether health gaps between lower- and higher-income individuals have changed over time.
An update to selected indicators previously featured in Giving Birth in Canada: A Regional Profile.
Selected health care and health status indicators for Canada's mothers and infants.
Ethnicity and immigration experiences are both important issues to consider when examining the social determinants of women's health.
A summary of the report Improving the Health of Canadians, which examines factors that affect health and implications of policy choices on health.
Improving the Health of Canadians 2004 focuses on income, early childhood development, Aboriginal people and obesity.
This report examines factors that affect health and how to improve health, with a focus on income, early childhood development, Aboriginal people and obesity.