November 15 to December 31, 2018

All Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) products are released at 10 a.m. ET unless otherwise noted. Dates and products are subject to change.

  • National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975 to 2018
    November 20, 2018, 12:01 a.m. ET

    The 22nd edition of this annual publication will provide an overview of how much is spent on health care annually, in what areas money is spent and on whom, and where the money comes from. It will feature comparative expenditure data at the provincial/territorial and international levels, as well as Canadian health spending trends from 1975 to the present.

  • Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada, 2018: A Focus on Public Drug Programs
    November 20, 2018, 12:01 a.m. ET

    This report will provide an in-depth look at Canadian public drug program spending in 2017 using drug claims data submitted to CIHI’s National Prescription Drug Utilization and Information System (NPDUIS). It will look at the types of drugs accounting for the majority of spending, broken down by sex, age and neighbourhood income. It will also examine how different drug classes contribute to observed trends in public drug program spending.

  • Your Health System Web Tool Performance Indicators: Update
    November 29, 2018, 12:01 a.m. ET

    CIHI will be updating a number of indicators in the Your Health System web tool and Health Indicators e-Publication to reflect the most recent year of data available. The release will be bundled with the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) Emergency Department Quick Stats release, which will be available via the web tool.

  • NACRS Emergency Department Quick Stats
    November 29, 2018, 12:01 a.m. ET

    This product will include the number of emergency department (ED) visits and time spent in the ED by age group, sex, triage level, visit disposition and main problem, from 2013–2014 to 2017–2018. Corresponding interactive tables will also be available on CIHI’s website.

  • Opioid Harms in Canada
    December 12, 2018, 3 p.m. ET

    This release will include final 2017 statistics on opioid-related harm, including a special focus on rates of opioid poisoning in rural and small communities across Canada. The analysis will also include an expanded scope of opioid harm to include rates of both opioid use disorder (OUD) and adverse effects in therapeutic use of opioids.

  • Canadian Organ Replacement Register Annual Statistics: Treatment of End-Stage Organ Failure in Canada, 2008 to 2017
    December 18, 2018, 12:01 a.m. ET

    This edition of the annual release will use data from 2008 to 2017 to provide information on the use of dialysis and organ transplantation to treat end-stage organ failure. The statistics draw on data from the Canadian Organ Replacement Register — a pan-Canadian information system for organ failure in Canada.

  • National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) Quick Stats, 2017–2018
    December 20, 2018, 10 a.m. ET

    These at-a-glance data tables will provide the most recent aggregate-level data about inpatient rehabilitation in Canada.