View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2017–2018, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2016–2017, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2015–2016, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
Emergency department visits in Canada in 2014–2015.
Inpatient hospitalization statistics are obtained from CIHI's national Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB) and Discharge Abstract Database (DAD). Emergency department visits are sourced from the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS).
Emergency departments give priority to those patients with critical or emergency needs who require timely and highly skilled care.
The amount of time most Canadians spend waiting in emergency departments to be admitted to hospital is on the rise. The length of stay for people admitted to hospital in 2016–2017 was up 11% from the year before and almost 17% from 5 years ago, confirming concerns raised by some clinicians working in Canadian medical facilities. Find out more in our latest update.
The length of time patients spent in Canadian emergency departments while waiting to be admitted to the hospital is on the rise.
A guide to hospital and emergency department data related to prescription drug abuse.
Unintentional falls resulted in almost 1,800 reported emergency department (ED) visits and 417 hospital stays every day last year, making them the most common cause of injury in 2016–2017.
Unintentional falls remain the most common cause of hospital stays and emergency department visits for injury and trauma. Our data shows that patients hospitalized after an unintentional fall spend more time in hospital than the average inpatient. Learn about the most common type of injury due to falls, what types of injuries occur, how long patients stay in the hospital and patient demographics.
Cost of a Standard Hospital Stay (CSHS) is a key financial indicator. Observed variability in the CSHS is explored by considering such things as staff mix, teaching status and facility size.
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Seniors living with dementia spend more time in the emergency department and have higher rates of hospitalization than other Canadians 65 and older, CIHI analysis shows.
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This report outlines the strategic activities and outcomes from the first quarter of 2019–2020, and the financial highlights and statements for this period.
This analysis examines hospitalizations for harm caused by substance use among youth age 10 to 24. It will help inform efforts to improve access to services for youth.
This report highlights comparable estimates of opioid use and harms in Canada and Australia from CIHI and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
These data tables illustrate trends and patterns in the use of hospital-based services and psychotropic medications among children and youth with mental disorders.
An estimation of efficiency at the regional level and examination of factors related to variations in health system efficiency.