About three-quarters (76%) of Canadian long-term care residents have a directive to not be resuscitated if they stop breathing or if their heart stops. Advance directives help individuals communicate their preferences for interventions and treatments when they are no longer able to make decisions for themselves. Have you had a discussion about this with your loved ones?
Pan-Canadian Dialogue to Advance the Measurement of Equity in Health Care: Proceedings Report (July 22, 2016)
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.
Injury and Trauma Emergency Department and Hospitalization Statistics, 2014–2015 (July 26, 2016)
How many patients visited the ED for trauma or injury? These data tables contain information on demographics and the cause and type of injury.