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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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Dementia in home and community care

June 26, 2018

About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.

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Community Care All of Canada

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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Young-onset dementia

June 26, 2018

Canadians with young-onset dementia present unique care challenges Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia before age 65 than as seniors — but their needs can be just as great. At the time of diagnosis, people with young-onset dementia may still be working, taking care of their children and parents, and meeting financial commitments. Learn more about how care is different for people with young-onset dementia.

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Family doctor preparedness

June 26, 2018

The growing number of seniors living with dementia is leaving some primary care doctors feeling less well-prepared to manage dementia care in the community.

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Socio-economic inequalities affect asthma hospitalization rates for kids

June 18, 2018

Asthma hospitalization rates for Canadians younger than 20 have declined by 50% over the past 10 years. Yet asthma continues to be one of the leading causes of hospital stays among this age group. Take a closer look. 

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Asthma hospital stays by children and youth

April 26, 2018

Learn about trends and socio-economic inequalities in asthma hospital stays among children and youth at the provincial/territorial and national levels. 

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Wait Times for Priority Procedures in Canada, 2018

April 12, 2018

Wait times for priority procedures, including provincial data in 5 priority areas: cancer treatment, cardiac care, diagnostic imaging, joint replacement and sight restoration. 

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Wait times longer for joint replacements and cataract surgeries in Canada

April 12, 2018

Fewer Canadians received surgery for cataracts and hip and knee replacements within the recommended wait times last year compared with 3 years ago. However, wait times for more urgent procedures such as radiation therapy and hip fracture repair remained stable over this same time period. Learn more about benchmarks for treatment and wait times for priority procedures across Canada.

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Access and Wait Times All of Canada Acute Care Inpatient

Commonwealth Fund Survey 2017: Chartbook

February 8, 2018

This document highlights how Canada compares to 11 similar countries in the 2017 international health policy survey of seniors.

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Commonwealth Fund Survey 2017: Methodology Notes

February 8, 2018

This document explains how data for the 2017 Commonwealth Fund survey is collected and weighted.

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The Commonwealth Fund 2017 International Health Policy Survey of Seniors

February 8, 2018

This document contains data tables for all the questions and the results from every country surveyed by the Commonwealth Fund in 2017.

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Commonwealth Fund Survey 2017: Accessible Report

February 1, 2018

This document highlights how Canada compares to 11 similar countries in the 2017 international health policy survey of seniors.

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Seniors think Canada’s health care systems have room to improve, survey finds

January 8, 2018

Canadian seniors are less satisfied with the quality of the health care they receive than those age 65 and older in 10 similar countries, a key international survey shows. Seniors were asked about many aspects of their health care experience, from mental health and access to medical specialists, to quality of home care and end-of-life planning. Learn more about the results of the latest Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey.

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Emergency department wait times in Canada continuing to rise

November 30, 2017

The amount of time most Canadians spend waiting in emergency departments to be admitted to hospital is on the rise. The length of stay for people admitted to hospital in 2016–2017 was up 11% from the year before and almost 17% from 5 years ago, confirming concerns raised by some clinicians working in Canadian medical facilities. Find out more in our latest update. 

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Alcohol Harm in Canada

June 22, 2017

Alcohol harm — the negative consequences of alcohol consumption — is a serious and growing health concern and a leading cause of injury and death in Canada. Learn more.

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Wait Times

March 28, 2017

Interactive Wait Times tool to explore benchmarks for treatment and wait times across Canada.  

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