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How dementia impacts Canadians

June 26, 2018

The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the  burden on caregivers and health care systems. 

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Palliative and end-of-life care

June 26, 2018

Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors. 

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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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Hospital Harm Report

October 26, 2016

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

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Hospital Harm Report Summary, 2016

October 21, 2016

Measuring patient harm in Canadian hospitals to improve patient safety.

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Hospital Harm Technical Background, 2016

October 21, 2016

Hospital Harm measure definition, scope, data source and framework.

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Hospital Harm FAQ

October 21, 2016

Frequently asked questions related to the Hospital Harm project, including information on the new measure, associated improvement resource and pan-Canadian findings.

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Hospital Harm Information Sheet

August 23, 2016

Benefits of the Hospital Harm project to patient safety.

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