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Medication Reconciliation: Report

October 31, 2012

Joint report released by Accreditation Canada, the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada, aimed at reducing medication-related errors as a priority for advancing safe, quality health care in Canada.

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2011 Statistics on Transplants

August 9, 2012

Statistics on organ transplants and donors in Canada, by year.

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Drug Utilization Information System: User Documentation

April 11, 2012

A self-directed user guide for the National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System reporting system that covers basic steps of accessing and manipulating data.

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Pharmaceutical Form: Definitions and Mapping Rules

April 11, 2012

A document providing definitions, rationale and mapping for the dosage form descriptions used in the National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System.

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Drivers of Prescription Drug Spending in Canada

March 27, 2012

Overview of drug spending, impact of cost drivers, changes in drug discovery and pharmaceutical policy that influence the availability, use and price of drugs.

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Use of Psychotropic Drugs by Seniors on Public Drug Programs

March 1, 2012

Report on the use of three psychotropic drug classes among seniors: antidepressants, benzodiazepines and antipsychotics.

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