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CORR annual release

This release from the Canadian Organ Replacement Register (CORR) includes an in-depth study of the factors that affect the rate of hospitalizations among dialysis patients in Canada, with a focus on infection-related hospitalizations and associated costs. It also includes annual statistics and Quick Stats tables and figures, as well as the e-Statistics on Organ Transplants, Waiting Lists and Donors report, based on summary statistics received from 9 organ procurement organizations from across Canada.

A Focus on Seniors — Webinar series

Canada’s population is aging, and for the first time in history there are more Canadians age 65 and older than 15 and younger. CIHI presents a 3-part webinar series to learn about the unique needs of senior populations and how to improve health system performance. To register, visit our Learning Centre.

Health Workforce Information data tables, 2015

These data tables contain information on the supply, demographics, geographic distribution, education and employment of occupational therapists (2006 to 2015), physiotherapists (2007 to 2015), pharmacists (2006 to 2015), medical radiation technologists (2008 to 2015) and medical laboratory technologists (2008 to 2015). 

Your Health System web tool update

Selected indicators and contextual measures will be updated with the most recent year of data. These include indicators about long-term care, the hospital standardized mortality ratio and potentially avoidable mortality. CIHI’s Indicator Library will also be updated.

National Ambulatory Care Reporting System Emergency Department Visits

This release, which includes static and interactive data tables, provides the most up-to-date information on emergency department (ED) visits and time spent in the ED for reporting jurisdictions in Canada.

Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits Due to Opioid Poisoning in Canada

This descriptive analysis uses data from 2 sources — the Hospital Morbidity Database and the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System — to examine pan-Canadian trends of hospitalizations and emergency department visits due to opioid poisoning in relation to patient demographics, clinical characteristics and provincial/territorial rates.

Measuring Patient Harm in Canadian Hospitals

This report introduces the work undertaken by CIHI and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute to develop a new measure of hospital harm that is linked to an improvement resource containing evidence-informed practices that can reduce the occurrence of harm in hospitals. The report provides an overview of the status of these events in Canada and identifies how the data and improvement resource can be used to improve patient safety.

This report and interactive eTool compare Canada’s international performance on premature mortality, as measured by potential years of life lost (PYLL), with the performance of 17 other high-income countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) from 1960 to 2010. The report examines how Canada performed overall on PYLL, differences between men and women in Canada versus those in other countries, and Canada’s performance on 4 specific causes of premature mortality (cancer, heart disease, stroke and deaths due to external causes).

This report and interactive eTool compare Canada’s international performance on premature mortality, as measured by potential years of life lost (PYLL), with the performance of 17 other high-income countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) from 1960 to 2010. The report examines how Canada performed overall on PYLL, differences between men and women in Canada versus those in other countries, and Canada’s performance on 4 specific causes of premature mortality (cancer, heart disease, stroke and deaths due to external causes).

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