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Health Care in Canada, 2012: A Focus on Wait Times

November 29, 2012

To improve the overall performance of health care systems, an understanding of wait times beyond the five priority areas and across the health care continuum is required.

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Health Care in Canada, 2012: Executive Summary

November 27, 2012

Summary of a report on access to care and wait times, and its discussion points.

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Hani's Knee Replacement Journey

November 15, 2012

To improve the overall performance of health care systems, an understanding of wait times beyond the five priority areas and across the health care continuum is required.

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Health Care in Canada, 2012: Introduction and Wait Times Overview

November 13, 2012

Over the past decade, significant efforts have been made in Canada to increase health care resources, with the goal of improving access.

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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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Health Indicators 2012: Canadian Health System Report

May 24, 2012

The most recent indicator results, plus the introduction of a suite of new acute care readmission indicators, and three new indicators focusing on avoidable mortality.

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A Snapshot of Health Care in Canada as Demonstrated by Top 10 Lists, 2011

April 11, 2012

Get an overview of health care use and resource demands. As questions rise about the sustainability of our health care systems in Canada, it is important to identify what our uses and needs are. By analyzing current health care data, we can ensure resources are being used in the best way possible.

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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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Operational Reports (web tool)

March 15, 2012

Access submission reports for many of CIHI’s data holdings securely and quickly. 

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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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