June 15 to July 31, 2017

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.

June 22, 2017

Alcohol Harm in Canada: Examining Hospitalizations Entirely Caused by Alcohol and Strategies to Reduce Alcohol Harm

Report, infographic and media release

This report provides an overview of Canada-wide variations in alcohol consumption (using data on alcohol sales and heavy drinking) and alcohol harm using CIHI’s new Hospitalizations Entirely Caused by Alcohol indicator. The report also presents the alcohol control policy landscape across provinces and territories; it specifically examines regulations governing the sale, distribution, availability and price of alcohol, along with the inclusion of screening, brief intervention and referral in an alcohol or mental health and addictions strategy. Data collected by Statistics Canada and CIHI as well as information from provincial and territorial ministries and agencies were used for this report.


June 27, 2017

Hospital Expenses Net of Recoveries

Data tables

These data tables contain information from the Canadian MIS Database (CMDB) on hospital expenses net of recoveries, by province, territory and Canada, from 1999–2000 to 2015–2016.


June 27, 2017

Hospital MIS Statistics

Data tables

These data tables contain information from the CMDB on numbers of hospital inpatient days, inpatient admissions, ambulatory care visits, emergency visits and day/night care visits, by province, territory and Canada, from 1999–2000 to 2015–2016.


July 5, 2017

Injury and Trauma Emergency Department and Hospitalization Statistics

Data tables

This release contains information on emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma, with breakdowns provided by cause, province, age group and sex. It also contains the most recent data on sport-related brain injuries (including concussions) from 2011–2012 to 2015–2016.


July 11, 2017

Seniors in Transition: Exploring Pathways Across the Care Continuum

Report, infographic, interactive web tools, methodology notes and media release

CIHI has linked 3 years of RAI assessment data for nearly 60,000 seniors to develop an understanding of the factors that influence different care trajectories, and of transitions from home care to residential care.


July 31, 2017

Shaping CIHI’s Future: A Commitment to Action — CIHI’s Annual Report, 2016–2017

Annual report

The annual report provides an overview of the organization, its corporate achievements in the past fiscal year, the priorities for the upcoming year and a summary of the audited financial statements.


CIHI in other publications


July 1, 2017

New Tools for Measuring and Improving Patient Safety in Canadian Hospitals

Healthcare Quarterly article

CIHI and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) have collaborated on a new measure of patient safety, along with a compilation of resources focused on evidence-based practices. This measure captures 4 broad categories of harm in acute care hospitals, consisting of 31 clinical groups selected by clinicians.


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June 14 to 16, 2017, Toronto, Ontario

2017 OACCAC Achieving Excellence Together Conference: Transforming, Engaging, Integrating

Achieving Excellence Together is the only conference of its kind in Canada. It brings together health care leaders, partners and front-line care professionals to promote excellence and innovation in patient-centred home and community care.


June 15 to 18, 2017, Ottawa, Ontario

Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting

This conference is the largest gathering of Canada’s orthopedic community.


We encourage you to participate!

950E — RAI-MDS 2.0 Educators Forum: Antipsychotic Medication

This new interactive web conference will allow you to explore contemporary issues, events and trends that shape the use of the RAI-MDS 2.0 assessment. This hour-long forum focuses on a specific topic to foster friendly discussion and sharing between professionals across Canada who use the RAI-MDS 2.0 at the point of care.

Upcoming session: June 29, 2017, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. ET

Register today! Log in to CIHI Client Services and select Learning Centre.



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