Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.
This guide provides you with 2 SAS macros that you can use for analyzing health inequalities, as well as methodology notes, formulae and considerations for reporting your results.
The glossary defines terms used throughout the toolkit and the literature, and contains information on the availability and use of composite indices in Canada.
This guide summarizes key information and considerations for measuring health inequalities using an area-level approach and Statistics Canada’s PCCF and PCCF+ tools.
This document contains a list of organizations that have produced helpful resources to support planning for, analyzing and reporting on health inequalities.
Use the Equity Stratifier Inventory to see which embedded and area-level equity stratifiers are available within selected CIHI and Statistics Canada health data.
About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.
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.
Canadians with young-onset dementia present unique care challenges Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia before age 65 than as seniors — but their needs can be just as great. At the time of diagnosis, people with young-onset dementia may still be working, taking care of their children and parents, and meeting financial commitments. Learn more about how care is different for people with young-onset dementia.
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.
Seniors with dementia from lower-income neighbourhoods in Canada are more likely to visit hospitals for falls than those from more affluent areas.
Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio: Technical Notes, November 2016
Recommended definitions for a selection of equity stratifiers for measuring health inequalities: age, sex, gender, income, education and geographic location.
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.
Job aid to help health information management (HIM) professionals resolve coding challenges.
Stakeholders can adapt and use this organizing framework for information needs related to medical assistance in dying.
CIHI hosted a second Medical Assistance in Dying Discussion Forum with leaders to explore key priorities and opportunities.
CIHI is committed to working with the federal, provincial and territorial governments to support comparable reporting on medical assistance in dying (MAID).
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.