Overview of 2 measures that are commonly used when analyzing prescription opioid utilization trends: defined daily dose (DDD) and morphine milligram equivalence (MME).
This product uses data from the Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB), National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) and Canadian Joint Replacement Registry (CJRR). Data for the HMDB and NACRS is provided by Canada's provinces and territories. Data for CJRR is provided by provincial ministries of health, regional authorities, orthopedic surgeons, nurses, medical records staff and others across Canada.
Information on the availability of 2018 CORR data and new analytical tools.
Read this evaluation of NSIR-RT, which was pilot-tested by 28 cancer treatment centres. The report focuses on patient safety objectives, client support and the data quality of the RT incident pilot data.
This edition highlights national CJRR coverage, data submission deadlines, data quality reminders and recent releases.
CCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of residents of submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities in 2017–2018.
HCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of clients who received long-term home care services from publicly funded programs in participating jurisdictions in 2017–2018.
Report based on summary statistics received from 9 organ procurement organizations across Canada. Latest available data is for 2017.
Read the latest annual report from the Canadian Joint Replacement Registry (CJRR) to learn about clinical information and patient outcomes for hip and knee replacements in Canada.
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.
Dementia in Canada provides a comprehensive look at dementia’s impact on Canada’s health systems, and the challenges seniors living with dementia face at home, in long-term care and in hospitals.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
There is no way to prevent all types of dementia; however, having a healthy lifestyle and managing chronic conditions help improve overall health and reduce the risk.
People caring for seniors with dementia put in more hours, are more likely to feel distress.
This document explains the methodology used for the report Dementia in Canada.
A summary of information for external users of the data. The document helps users assess whether the quality of the data fits their intended use.
This analysis examines Canadian trends in opioid and benzodiazepine prescribing between 2012 and 2017. It builds on the report Pan-Canadian Trends in the Prescribing of Opioids, 2012 to 2016.
These data tables are a companion product to Pan-Canadian Trends in the Prescribing of Opioids and Benzodiazepines, 2012 to 2017; the data is meant to help facilitate user research and analysis.
Last year, fewer opioid prescriptions were written in Canada, but the number of people hospitalized for opioid-related harms continued to climb. Explore the new data from our Opioid Reporting team on prescriptions, and on emergency department visits and hospitalizations due to opioids.
A document listing the mandatory and optional data elements required to support the collection of comprehensive pan-Canadian oncology drug data.