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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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Community Care Alberta British Columbia Ontario

Young-onset dementia

June 26, 2018

Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, before age 65 than as seniors, but their needs can be just as great.

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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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Community Care All of Canada International
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Resolving a Coding Challenge

April 10, 2018

Job aid to help health information management (HIM) professionals resolve coding challenges.

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Quality and Safety
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Medical assistance in dying

December 12, 2017

CIHI is committed to working with the federal, provincial and territorial governments to support comparable reporting on medical assistance in dying (MAID). 

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Quality and Safety All of Canada

Unnecessary Care in Canada Technical Report

April 6, 2017

CIHI and Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) are working together to report on patients receiving unnecessary tests and procedures every year in Canada, across 8 out of 200+ CWC specific recommendations. 

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Quality and Safety All of Canada

Unnecessary Care in Canada

April 6, 2017

CIHI and Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) are working together to report on patients receiving unnecessary tests and procedures every year in Canada, across 8 out of 200+ CWC specific recommendations. 

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Quality and Safety All of Canada PDF

Unnecessary Care in Canada: Data Tables

April 6, 2017

Explore comparable pan-Canadian information with a goal of working toward reducing low-value testing. 

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Quality and Safety All of Canada XLSX

Data Quality Study of the 2015–2016 Discharge Abstract Database: A Focus on Hospital Harm

October 26, 2016

A summary of results from a reabstraction study on DAD data, providing an assessment of coding quality, with a particular focus on data used to measure patient safety.

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Acute Care Inpatient PDF

Hospital Harm Report

October 26, 2016

Catalogue of patient safety information in CIHI's data holdings and publicly available products.

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