An in-depth look at public drug program spending in 2015 using drug claims data from the 10 drug programs that submit to CIHI’s National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS) Database.
Get perspectives from decision-makers on improving health system efficiency in Canada. Find the forum discussion notes here.
This report examines pan-Canadian trends in hospitalizations due to opioid poisoning related to patient demographics, clinical characteristics and provincial/territorial rates.
Who is being hospitalized and why? How do rates differ across Canada for opioid poisoning? Get answers to these questions and more in this infographic from CIHI.
This study is the first to describe pan-Canadian trends in hospitalizations due to opioid poisoning, including an analysis of emergency department visits in two provinces.
Highlights of prescription drug data availability, recent analytic products and related reports.
A report that compares Canada's international performance in premature mortality, measured by potential years of life lost, with the performance of 17 other high-income countries.
Infographic showing that the hospitalization gap for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by income has widened over time.
The full data set accompanies the report and tool Canada’s International Health System Performance Over 50 Years: Examining Potential Years of Life Lost.
A tool that compares leading causes of premature death due to cancer, heart disease, stroke and external causes, over a 50-year period, in 18 high-income countries.
A dictionary of available drug claim and coverage data, data elements and respective definitions.
Summary of public drug plan design and policy information for programs participating in the National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System.
Summary of policy and design changes to public drug plans participating in the National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System.
Examine the population health approach within the context of Canada's health care systems to stimulate dialogue and intersectoral action.
A description of methods for the report Improving Health System Efficiency in Canada: Perspectives of Decision-Makers.
An estimation of efficiency at the regional level and examination of factors related to variations in health system efficiency.
An overview of information on prescription drug abuse available through CIHI's data holdings.
A guide to prescription drug claims data related to prescription drug abuse.
A guide to hospital and emergency department data related to prescription drug abuse.
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