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Smaller communities feeling impact of opioid crisis in Canada

December 12, 2018

2 front-line workers share their perspectives on Canada's opioid crisis in conjunction with some of the key findings in CIHI's new report Opioid-Related Harms in Canada. 

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Mental Health and Addictions All of Canada

Opioid-Related Harms in Canada

December 12, 2018

Opioids are effective drugs that play an important role in pain management for many Canadians. Our data shows that rates of harm due to opioid poisoning continue to rise across Canada — hospitalizations have increased by 27% over the past 5 years. Find out more about opioid poisoning and our work on opioids.

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Mental Health and Addictions All of Canada

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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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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Ontario Mental Health Reporting System (OMHRS) Resource Manual 2018-2019

June 22, 2018

The Ontario Mental Health Reporting System Resource Manual, 2018-2019 includes: Guidelines, definitions and codes for completing the RAI-MH minimum data set used in OMHRS; and Detailed specifications for each data element collected in OMHRS. 

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Mental Health and Addictions Ontario PDF

2016–2017 HMHDB Preformatted Quick Stats

June 19, 2018

This annual update from CIHI's Hospital Mental Health Database includes tables about mental Illness or addictions, with breakdowns by diagnosis group. See new tables for eating disorders.

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Mental Health and Addictions All of Canada Specialized Care
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Care for Children and Youth With Mental Disorders

May 7, 2018

These data tables illustrate trends and patterns in the use of hospital-based services and psychotropic medications among children and youth with mental disorders.

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Mental Health and Addictions All of Canada XLSX

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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Access and Wait Times All of Canada Acute Care Inpatient

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

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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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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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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