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At a Glance is a monthly e-newsletter highlighting key findings of recent ICES research. At a Glance was redesigned in April 2016 to better share our work visually through infographics, videos and news stories. Subscribe to At a Glance.

  • March 2021

    Event
    • Thank you to everyone who attended our virtual research symposium!
    Infographics
    • Association between anesthesiologist volume and short-term outcomes in complex gastrointestinal cancer surgery
    • Access to cancer surgery in a universal health care system during the COVID-19 pandemic
    • Factors associated with waiting time to breast cancer diagnosis among symptomatic breast cancer patients: a population-based study from Ontario, Canada
    • Mental Health and Addictions System Performance in Ontario: 2021 Scorecard
    ICES in the News
    • Comparison of palliative care delivery in the last year of life between adults with terminal noncancer illness or cancer
    • Testing, infection and complication rates of COVID-19 among people with a recent history of homelessness in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective cohort study
    • Shifts in office and virtual primary care during the early COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario, Canada
    • COVID-19 in Ontario: Notable findings for the week of March 7-13, 2021
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    • Does housing improve health care utilization and costs? A longitudinal analysis of health administrative data linked to a cohort of individuals with a history of homelessness
    • Overall health care cost during the year following diagnosis of colorectal cancer stratified by history of colorectal evaluative procedures
    • Injury-related deaths in the Ontario provincial trauma system: a retrospective population-based cohort analysis
    • Concordance between high antibiotic prescribing and high opioid prescribing among primary care physicians: a cross-sectional study
    • Health care costs associated with chronic hepatitis C virus infection in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective cohort study
    • Rates of rebleeding, thrombosis and mortality associated with resumption of anticoagulant therapy after anticoagulant-related bleeding
    • Association between continuity of care and subsequent diagnosis of multimorbidity in Ontario, Canada from 2001-2015: a retrospective cohort study
    • A population-based cohort study of respiratory disease and long-term exposure to iron and copper in fine particulate air pollution and their combined impact on reactive oxygen species generation in human lungs
  • February 2021

    Infographics
    • Alive and at home: five-year outcomes in older adults following emergency general surgery
    • Stroke incidence by sex across the lifespan
    • Sepsis-associated mortality, resource use, and healthcare costs: a propensity-matched cohort study
    ICES in the News
    • COVID-19 in Ontario: Notable findings for the week of February 7-11, 2021
    • Shifts in office and virtual primary care during the early COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario, Canada
    • Prevalence of prenatal opioid exposure in Ontario, Canada, 2014-2019
    • Association of preexisting disability with severe maternal morbidity or mortality in Ontario, Canada
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    • Geographic impact on access to care and survival for non-curative esophagogastric cancer: a population-based study
    • An association between cardiologist billing patterns, healthcare utilization and outcomes in cardiac patients
    • Increased mortality for individuals with giant cell arteritis: a population-based study
    • Impact of pretransplant and new-onset diabetes after transplantation on the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in kidney transplant recipients: a population-based cohort study
    • A population-based study comparing outcomes for patients with metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer treated by urologists or medical oncologists with first line abiraterone acetate or enzalutamide
    • Increased incidence of inflammatory bowel disease after Hirschsprung disease: a population-based cohort study
    • Adolescents and young adult acute myeloid leukemia outcomes at pediatric versus adult centers: a population-based study
    • Accidental injury, self-injury and assault among children of women with schizophrenia: a population-based cohort study
  • January 2021

    Event
    • ICES Winter Forum
    Infographics
    • Testing, infection and complication rates of COVID-19 among people with a recent history of homelessness in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective cohort study
    • Impact of geography on care delivery and survival for noncurable pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a population-based analysis
    • Patient-reported symptom burden as a predictor of emergency department use and unplanned hospitalization in head and neck cancer: a longitudinal population-based study
    ICES in the News
    • A health care system besieged by COVID?
    • COVID-19 in Ontario
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    • Medication use and its impact on high-cost health care users among older adults: protocol for the population-based matched cohort HiCOSTT study
    • Quality and safety in long-term care in Ontario: the impact of language discordance
    • Over half of seniors who start oral bisphosphonate therapy are exposed for 3 or more years: novel rolling window approach and patterns of use
    • Statin exposure and risk of heart failure after anthracycline- or trastuzumab-based chemotherapy for early breast cancer: a propensity score-matched cohort study
    • Access to bariatric surgery among older patients in a publicly funded regionalized care system
    • Mental health services provision in primary care and emergency department settings: analysis of blended fee-for-service and blended capitation models in Ontario, Canada
    • Correlates of non-adherence to breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening among screen-eligible women: a population-based cohort study in Ontario, Canada
    • Effect of socio-demographic and health factors on the association between multimorbidity and acute care service use: population-based survey linked to health administrative data
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