Information about recent and upcoming CIHI releases, as well as new and notable initiatives from our partners.
CIHI is committed to providing key data on prescription opioids — which include commonly known types such as fentanyl, oxycodone, morphine, codeine and hydromorphone — through a variety of reports and programs.
The overall amount of opioids Canadians are getting in prescriptions is dropping, while the number of prescriptions for the drugs is rising amid the opioid crisis, new CIHI data shows.
How much do Canadians spend on drugs? Learn more about prescribed drug spending at a glance.
Methodology information to help users better understand and interpret the analysis in the Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada report.
Top 100 drug classes in terms of public drug program spending and rate of use for 9 provinces, 1 territory and 1 federal program.
International comparisons of pharmaceutical spending using data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Methodological notes for the data tables on interprovincial comparisons of fees paid for physicians' services.
Interprovincial comparisons of fees paid for physicians' services.
Methodological notes for data tables on the supply, distribution and migration of physicians in Canada.
Methodological notes for data tables on payments to physicians and service utilization.
Information on payments to physicians and service utilization. The latest metrics and indicators are for 2015–2016, and data goes as far back as 1996–1997.
Information on the number of physicians and their distribution across Canada, including demographic, education and migration information for 2016, going as far back as 1968.
How many physicians are there in Canada? What are their average gross payments? How old is the average physician? Discover more about Canada’s doctors in our annual update.
Approximately 16 Canadians a day are hospitalized due to opioid poisoning — a 19% increase over 2 years ago. Concerns about the effects of illicit drugs and opioids were first raised in Western Canada, but CIHI’s new data shows that hospitalization rates are increasing across most of the country. As hospital stays due to opioid poisoning keep rising, what’s the impact on our health care systems? Find out more in our latest release.
A visual representation of the NGS categories used to group physician services into homogenous categories to make them comparable.
The RN/NP data tables report on the supply, employment and demographic trends of Canada’s nursing workforce.
The LPN data tables report on the supply, employment and demographic trends of Canada’s nursing workforce.
The RPN data tables report on the supply, employment and demographic trends of Canada’s nursing workforce.
These data tables present a series of health workforce indicators developed by CIHI based on the World Health Organization’s National Health Workforce Accounts: A Handbook (2016).