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Types of Opioid Harms in Canadian Hospitals: Comparing Canada and Australia

November 8, 2018

This report highlights comparable estimates of opioid use and harms in Canada and Australia from CIHI and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

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How dementia impacts Canadians

June 26, 2018

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. 

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Dementia in long-term care

June 26, 2018

In long-term care, seniors with dementia are at higher risk of being physically restrained and given potentially inappropriate antipsychotic drugs than other seniors. However, policy changes and educational supports have helped spur a decrease in this trend over the past several years.

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Palliative and end-of-life care

June 26, 2018

Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors. 

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COPD: A Focus on High Users

April 27, 2017

A report comparing the characteristics and health care use of COPD high users and low/moderate users in Alberta.  It also highlights regional variations across Alberta’s health zones.

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Physician Follow-Up After Hospital Discharge: Progress in Meeting Best Practices 

March 17, 2015

An assessment of the rate of follow-up with a community physician in Alberta and Saskatchewan after hospital admission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart attack or heart failure.

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Physician Follow-Up After Hospital Discharge: Progress in Meeting Best Practices 

March 17, 2015

An assessment of the rate of follow-up with a community physician in Alberta and Saskatchewan after hospital admission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart attack or heart failure.

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Community Care Alberta Saskatchewan Primary Health
Physicians
Registered nurses/nurse practitioners
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Physician Follow-Up After Hospital Discharge: Progress in Meeting Best Practices — Data Tables

March 17, 2015

An assessment of the rate of follow-up with a community physician in Alberta and Saskatchewan after hospital admission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart attack or heart failure.

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Community Care Alberta Saskatchewan Primary Health
Physicians
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Obesity in Canada

June 20, 2011

The Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada project examines whether health gaps between lower- and higher-income individuals have changed over time.

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