Canadian Institute for Health Information

In Canada, This Is A 28-Hour Wait?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A new report says one in 10 Canadians who goes to an emergency department and requires admission to hospital has to wait more than 28 hours ...

Lowest Increase In Health-Care Spending Since '90s: Report

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The growth of total health spending in Canada has slowed, with the increase this year expected to be the lowest since the mid-1990s, a new r...

Number Of Nurses In Canada Has Risen In Last 5 Years

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The number of nurses has been rising in Canada, says a new report, but associations that represent the profession say their distribution is ...

Hospital Births In Canada DROP

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Hospitals have recorded a drop in the number of babies born across the country, reversing a 10-year trend of increasing birth rates, says a ...

Supply Of Nurses Surges In Canada

CP | Anne-Marie Tobin, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.27.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Nurse practitioners are steadily gaining ground in Canada, according to a snapshot of nursing that shows overall growth of the workforce.An ...

Health Care Spending Doubles In A Decade

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Health-care costs in Canada doubled over the past decade and will cross the $200 billion mark this year, a report released Thursday reveals....