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Atlases & Reports

Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care (HOBIC): Acute Care and Home Care in Ontario 2013

Wodchis WP, Ma X, Mondor L, White P, Purdy I, Iron K, Jeffs L, de Nobrega P, McGillis Hall L. June 2014

The HOBIC program's third annual report focuses on measures in acute care and home care settings in Ontario.

Ontario Stroke Report Cards 2014

Hall R, Linkewich B, Khan F, Wu D, Lumsden J, Martin C, Morrison K, Moore P, Kelloway L, Kapral MK, O'Callaghan C, Bayley M. June 2014

Produced annually since 2011, the Ontario Stroke Report Cards grade progress in the delivery of stroke care provincially and for each of Ontario’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs).

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Journal Articles

The changing age demographics of inflammatory bowel disease in Ontario, Canada: a population-based cohort study of epidemiology trends

Benchimol E, Manuel D, Guttmann A, Nguyen G, Mojaverian N, Quach P, Mack D. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print].

Risk of readmission and emergency surgery following nonoperative management of colonic diverticulitis: a population-based analysis

Li D, de Mestral C, Baxter NN, McLeod RS, Moineddin R, Wilton AS, Nathens AB. Ann Surg. 2014; 260(3):423-31.

A prescription at discharge improves long-term adherence for secondary stroke prevention

Tsai JP, Rochon PA, Raptis S, Bronskill SE, Bell CM, Saposnik G. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2014; Aug 22 [Epub ahead of print].

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At a Glance


  • One in eight deaths in young adults related to opioid use: Ontario study
  • People with chronic illness seek more services for mental illness
  • Physician payment type influences the level of care received by patients with diabetes
  • Specialist in-home palliative care results in less use of acute care late in life
  • Rate of immediate breast reconstruction after therapeutic mastectomy unchanged in 10 years

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