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Palliative care in Canada inconsistent, patients say

September 19, 2018

3 Canadian women share their experiences with palliative care and compare them with some of the findings of CIHI's new report Access to Palliative Care in Canada. Read their stories.

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Patient Experience

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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Community Care Alberta British Columbia Ontario

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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Community Care All of Canada International
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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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Children and Youth All of Canada Acute Care Inpatient Inpatient Primary Health

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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International Comparisons All of Canada International Acute Care Home Care Integration and Continuity of Care Primary Health Specialized Care
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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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International Comparisons All of Canada International Acute Care Home Care Integration and Continuity of Care Primary Health Specialized Care
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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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International Comparisons All of Canada International Acute Care Home Care Integration and Continuity of Care Primary Health Specialized Care
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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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International Comparisons All of Canada International Acute Care Home Care Integration and Continuity of Care Primary Health Specialized Care
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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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NACRS Pick Lists for 2018-2019 (CEDDxS v.5.0, PCL v5.1) (PDF format, Zip)

November 30, 2017

The Presenting Complaint List (PCL) was developed by the Canadian Emergency Department Information System (CEDIS) Working Group. It includes common symptoms, complaints, problems or reasons for seeking medical care. The Canadian Emergency Department Diagnoses Shortlist (CED-DxS) includes more than 800 diagnoses in common terms, which are mapped to ICD-10-CA codes. 

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Patient Experience
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NACRS Pick Lists for 2018-2019 (CEDDxS v5.0, PCL v5.1) (Excel format, Zip)

November 30, 2017

The Presenting Complaint List (PCL) was developed by the Canadian Emergency Department Information System (CEDIS) Working Group. It includes common symptoms, complaints, problems or reasons for seeking medical care. The Canadian Emergency Department Diagnoses Shortlist (CED-DxS) includes more than 800 diagnoses in common terms, which are mapped to ICD-10-CA codes. 

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Patient Experience
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View results — demographics

In this part of the CPES Comparative Results tool, view the demographic characteristics of patients who responded to the Canadian Patient Experiences Survey — Inpatient Care (CPES-IC). Login required.

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View results — survey questions

In this part of the CPES: Comparative Results tool, explore specific questions from the Canadian Patient Experiences Survey — Inpatient Care (CPES-IC). Login required.

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Compare results

In this part of the CPES: Comparative Results tool, compare your hospital’s results on patient experience measures with the results of other hospitals. Login required.

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