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Pan-Canadian Primary Health Care Indicator Update Report

November 26, 2012

This report outlines the process used to update two suites of primary health care indicators: one to meet the needs of policy-makers and health system managers and the other to meet the needs of PHC providers.

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Quality and Safety All of Canada
Indicators
Primary Health PDF

Indicator Methodology: Colon Cancer Screening

November 26, 2012

Methodology notes on percentage of patient population, age 50 to 74, who had a screening test ordered for colon cancer.

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Quality and Safety All of Canada
Indicators
Primary Health PDF

Indicator Methodology: PHC Team Effectiveness Score

November 26, 2012

Methodology notes on average primary health care team effectiveness scores based on vision, participative safety, task orientation and support for innovation.

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Quality and Safety All of Canada
Indicators
Primary Health PDF

List of 2012 Pan-Canadian Primary Health Care Indicators

November 26, 2012

CIHI has identified and updated two sets of priority primary health care (PHC) indicators: one set for policy-makers and one set for PHC providers.

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Quality and Safety All of Canada
Indicators
Primary Health PDF

Medication Reconciliation: Report

October 31, 2012

Joint report released by Accreditation Canada, the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada, aimed at reducing medication-related errors as a priority for advancing safe, quality health care in Canada.

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Pharmaceuticals All of Canada
Pharmacists
PDF

Pathways of Care for People With Stroke in Ontario

July 12, 2012

Information on pathways of stroke care in Ontario over a four-year period, following individuals being treated for stroke across hospital settings.

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Quality and Safety Ontario Integration and Continuity of Care
Physicians
Physiotherapists
Speech-language pathologists
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Drug Utilization Information System: User Documentation

April 11, 2012

A self-directed user guide for the National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System reporting system that covers basic steps of accessing and manipulating data.

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Pharmaceuticals Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Saskatchewan Yukon Pharmaceuticals PDF

Pharmaceutical Form: Definitions and Mapping Rules

April 11, 2012

A document providing definitions, rationale and mapping for the dosage form descriptions used in the National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System.

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Pharmaceuticals Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Saskatchewan Yukon Pharmaceuticals PDF

Drivers of Prescription Drug Spending in Canada

March 27, 2012

Overview of drug spending, impact of cost drivers, changes in drug discovery and pharmaceutical policy that influence the availability, use and price of drugs.

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Pharmaceuticals All of Canada Pharmaceuticals PDF