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Wait Times for Priority Procedures in Canada, 2018

April 12, 2018

Wait times for priority procedures, including provincial data in 5 priority areas: cancer treatment, cardiac care, diagnostic imaging, joint replacement and sight restoration. 

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Access and Wait Times All of Canada Acute Care Inpatient

Wait times longer for joint replacements and cataract surgeries in Canada

April 12, 2018

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.

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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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Commonwealth Fund Survey 2017: Chartbook

February 8, 2018

This document highlights how Canada compares to 11 similar countries in the 2017 international health policy survey of seniors.

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International Comparisons All of Canada International Acute Care Home Care Integration and Continuity of Care Primary Health Specialized Care
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Commonwealth Fund Survey 2017: Methodology Notes

February 8, 2018

This document explains how data for the 2017 Commonwealth Fund survey is collected and weighted.

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The Commonwealth Fund 2017 International Health Policy Survey of Seniors

February 8, 2018

This document contains data tables for all the questions and the results from every country surveyed by the Commonwealth Fund in 2017.

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Commonwealth Fund Survey 2017: Accessible Report

February 1, 2018

This document highlights how Canada compares to 11 similar countries in the 2017 international health policy survey of seniors.

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International Comparisons All of Canada International Acute Care Home Care Integration and Continuity of Care Primary Health Specialized Care
Physicians
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Seniors think Canada’s health care systems have room to improve, survey finds

January 8, 2018

Canadian seniors are less satisfied with the quality of the health care they receive than those age 65 and older in 10 similar countries, a key international survey shows. Seniors were asked about many aspects of their health care experience, from mental health and access to medical specialists, to quality of home care and end-of-life planning. Learn more about the results of the latest Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey.

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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

Emergency department wait times in Canada continuing to rise

November 30, 2017

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. 

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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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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
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