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Quality Forum 2017

This year's forum will feature presentations and interactive workshops on a variety of topics related to improving quality across the continuum of care. CIHI will be exhibiting at this event.

The 2016 edition of The Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey focused on the views and experiences of the general population (age 18 and older) in 11 developed countries, including Canada. This report highlights the Canadian story and examines how these experiences vary across Canada relative to other countries and how they are changing over time.

CIHI has an extensive program of work that meets the rising interest in comparing the performance of Canada’s health systems with those in comparable peer countries so we can provide answers to questions such as

  • How does Canada fare in relation to international benchmarks and targets?
  • Which countries have the best results, and what can we learn from them?
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.