November 30, 2016 — Updated data for a number of health system performance indicators is now available in the interactive Your Health System (YHS) web tool created by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). This online tool allows users to access an array of health system data on hospitals, long-term care (LTC) facilities and the health of Canadians across the country.
On November 19, 2016, CIHI’s president and CEO David O’Toole signed a statement committing CIHI to several activities to address the national opioid crisis. The joint statement was signed at the Opioid Conference and Summit in Ottawa.
CIHI is proud to announce that the project Care Planning Tools: Changing Practice Among Alberta First Nations Communities won in the Small to Medium Sized Businesses category at the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) 2016 Ingenious Award Gala. The award was presented in Toronto on November 8, 2016.
The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Janet Davidson, officer of the Order of Canada (OC), as the new chair of our Board of Directors, effective immediately. She has served on CIHI’s Board of Directors as vice chair since 2014 and as a representative for Ontario, the Prairies and Canada at large since 2010.