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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

Access to Palliative Care in Canada

September 19, 2018

Few Canadians (15%) receive palliative care at home in the last year of life, despite survey results indicating that most Canadians prefer to die at home. Read CIHI's report.

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Health System Performance

Additional acute care indicators

August 12, 2018

Six additional indicators for acute care hospitals, not available through Your Health System. 

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Health System Performance All of Canada
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Acute Care Inpatient 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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Patient Experience HTML

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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Patient Experience HTML

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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Hospital Harm Framework

April 10, 2017

The indicator includes 31 clinical groups that fall under 4 categories of harm: Health Care–/Medication-Associated Conditions, Health Care–Associated Infections, Patient Accidents and Procedure-Associated Conditions.

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Health System Performance
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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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Access and Wait Times Alberta British Columbia New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan
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