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What you need to know about the supply, demographics, geographic distribution and migration of physicians in Canada between 2011 and 2015.

This analytical suite also contains information on the types of services provided by physicians, as well as on payments from the provincial and territorial medical care plans between 1999–2000 and 2014–2015.

How many patients visited the ED for trauma or injury? These data tables contain information on demographics and the cause and type of injury. As of this year, new tables are included on sport-related brain injuries (including concussions) from 2010–2011 to 2014–2015.

Last March, CIHI hosted a pan-Canadian dialogue about measuring equity in health care. As presented in this report, the goals were to identify and agree on core stratifiers (socio-demographic variables) for measuring equity in health care, discuss how to access and/or collect these stratifiers, and contribute to an action plan for advancing equity measurement in health care.

Strokes and heart attacks are time-sensitive conditions for which using an ambulance is recommended. This CIHI Snapshot shows the proportion of stroke and heart attack patients who arrive at the hospital by ambulance, and outlines characteristics of those patients who don’t use an ambulance to get to the hospital.

CIHI participated in one of a series of innovation-themed conferences hosted by the School of Policy Studies Centre for Innovation in Healthcare Policy at Queen’s University. We spoke about measuring value in health care as well as emerging policy frameworks from the federal, provincial and territorial governments. Find out more from the recently released conference white paper

Advance care planning has been associated with improved patient experiences and lower-cost medical care. This analysis explores the extent to which do-not-hospitalize and do-not-resuscitate advance directives are in place within Canada’s continuing care setting.

Want to know all about the 10-year trends in the nursing supply and workforce, including demographic, education and employment characteristics? This analytical suite presents data for the 3 groups of regulated nursing professionals in Canada.

Indicators of readmissions and wait times in the Your Health System web tool will be updated with the most recent year of data. CIHI’s Indicator Library will also be updated.

The Health Indicators e-Publication, produced jointly by CIHI and Statistics Canada, is a compilation of more than 80 indicators measuring health status, non-medical determinants of health, health system performance, and community and health system characteristics for health regions, provinces and territories.