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  • February 2010

    • Ultrasound use soars for pregnant women, even in low-risk pregnancies
    • Older patients with refractory depression may not be getting the treatment they need
    • Low-risk patients do not benefit from cardiac stress testing before major surgery
    • Physicians in non-fee-for-service practice models benefit most from primary care reforms
    • One in three Ontarians at risk of being diagnosed with asthma
  • October 2006

    • Joint replacement surgery wait times impacted by patients’ willingness to have procedure
    • Women newly-diagnosed with diabetes are more likely to have a history of breast cancer
    • Analysis reveals important lessons about cross-provincial drug plan research
    • Initial, confidential CABG report cards had biggest impact on reducing mortality rates
    • ICES report examines the burden of asthma in the under 40 population
  • July/August 2009

    • Canadian spending on heart drugs doubles to more than $5 billion a year
    • Ontario women live longer but are sicker: Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-based Report (POWER) study
    • Household income influences risk of death in infants with complex medical conditions
    • Physician visits made by asthma sufferers exposed to air pollution linked to income level
    • Hip and knee replacement surgery saves the health system money
  • May 2004

    • Essential health services not disrupted by SARS outbreak
    • Nearly 25% of nursing home residents on antipsychotic drugs within one year of admission
    • Ontario study offers first population-wide look at childhood asthma in Canada
    • Outcomes can be better at hospitals that perform high volumes of various complex surgeries
    • Many Canadian heart failure patients experience poor outcomes
  • March 2004

    • Nearly one quarter of hospital patients experienced an adverse event after discharge
    • Consumer expectations vs. health system sustainability: can a balance be achieved?
    • Obesity and asthma unrelated in children
    • Thousands more Ontarians should be screened for colorectal cancer
    • ALLHAT trial shows that physicians’ prescribing patterns change in response to new evidence
  • March 2008

    • Scientists estimate expected survival time for patients suffering from heart failure
    • Study suggests women with vulvar cancer may not be receiving optimal care
    • Heart attack survivors who don’t fill prescriptions have increased risk of one-year mortality
    • Drug history profiles based solely on provincial drug benefit claims likely to be incomplete
    • Prescription cost-sharing adversely affects children’s use of asthma medication
  • May 2013

    • Influenza vaccine safe for children with inflammatory bowel disease
    • Obesity linked to increased risk of outpatient visits for respiratory infections
    • Study forecasts almost 1 in 8 Ontarians with asthma in 2022
    • Women with developmental disabilities less likely to be screened for breast, cervical cancer
    • Young female cancer survivors experience a small reduction in likelihood of childbirth
  • Avoidable mortality in the United States and Canada, 1980-1996

    Manuel DG, Mao Y. Am J Public Health. 2002; 92(9):1481-4.

  • Neighbourhood socioeconomic position and risks of major chronic diseases and all-cause mortality: a quasi-experimental study

    Kim D, Glazier RH, Zagorski B, Kawachi I, Oreopoulos P. BMJ Open. 2018; 8(5):e018793. Epub 2018 May 20.

  • September 2016

    • People with COPD & asthma at higher risk of severe illness [infographic]
    • ICES chief science officer Astrid Guttmann on barriers to newborn jaundice screening [video]
    • MRIs in first trimester of pregnancy not associated with increased risk to fetus
    • Standard pertussis vaccine effective for a few years but immunity wanes substantially over time
    • Traffic crash during pregnancy increases cerebral palsy risk to unborn child
    • Printed educational messages fail to increase use of thiazides as first-line medication for hypertension in primary care
    • Substance-related and addictive disorders among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
    • Varenicline and risk of self-harm
  • Effect of air quality alerts on human health: a regression discontinuity analysis in Toronto, Canada

    Chen H, Li Q, Kaufman JS, Wang J, Copes R, Su Y, Benmarhnia T. Lancet Planet Health. 2018; 2(1):e19-26. Epub 2018 Jan 8.

  • Cost-effectiveness of educational outreach to primary care nurses to increase tuberculosis case detection and improve respiratory care: economic evaluation alongside a randomised trial

    Fairall L, Bachmann MO, Zwarenstein M, Bateman ED, Niessen LW, Lombard C, Majara B, English R, Bheekie A, van Rensburg D, Mayers P, Peters A, Chapman R. Trop Med Int Health. 2010; 15(3):277-86. Epub 2010 Jan 11.

  • Long-term exposure to ambient ultrafine particles and respiratory disease incidence in in Toronto, Canada: a cohort study

    Weichenthal S, Bai L, Hatzopoulou M, Van Ryswyk K, Kwong JC, Jerrett M, van Donkelaar A, Martin RV, Burnett RT, Lu H, Chen H. Environ Health. 2017; 16(1):64.

  • Health outcomes of young children born to mothers who received 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccination during pregnancy: retrospective cohort study

    Walsh LK, Donelle J, Dodds L, Hawken S, Wilson K, Benchimol EI, Chakraborty P, Guttmann A, Kwong JC, MacDonald NE, Ortiz JR, Sprague AE, Top KA, Walker MC, Wen SW, Fell DB. BMJ. 2019; 366:l4151. Epub 2019 Jul 10. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.l4151.

  • October 2016

    • Factors associated with timely physician follow-up after a first diagnosis of psychotic disorder
    • ICES research video series: Claire de Oliveira on phase-specific and lifetime costs of cancer care in Ontario
    • “Weekday effect” not a factor in elective surgery mortality in Ontario
    • Patients with COPD and chronic asthma at higher risk of severe illness: Ontario study
    • Deceased organ donation registration and familial consent among Chinese and South Asians in Ontario, Canada
    • Impact of a mass media mental health campaign on psychiatric emergency department visits
    • The association of dyslipidemia with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a population-based study
    • Clinical impact of subsequent depression in patients with a new diagnosis of stable angina: a population-based study
    • Inhaled long-acting anticholinergics and urinary tract infection in individuals with COPD
  • The Smoking Regulatory Index: a new way to measure public health performance

    Rosenfield D, Manuel DG, Alter DA. CMAJ. 2006; 174(10):1403-4.

  • Enhancing continuity of information: essential components of consultation reports

    Berta W, Barnsley J, Bloom J, Cockerill R, Davis D, Jaakkimainen L, Mior AM, Talbot Y, Vayda E. Can Fam Physician. 2009; 55(6):624-5.e1-5.

  • Seasonality of primary care utilization for respiratory diseases in Ontario: a time-series analysis

    Moineddin R, Nie JX, Domb G, Leong AM, Upshur RE. BMC Health Serv Res. 2008; 8:160.

  • Ascertainment of chronic diseases using population health data: a comparison of health administrative data and patient self-report

    Muggah E, Graves E, Bennett C, Manuel DG. BMC Public Health. 2013; 13:16. Epub 2013 Jan 9.

  • Residential movement patterns of families of young children with chronic conditions in Ontario, Canada: a population-based cohort study

    Cohen E, Yantzi N, Guan J, Lam K, Guttmann A. Int J Equity Health. 2013; 12:62. Epub 2013 Aug 20.

  • The risk of mycobacterial infections associated with inhaled corticosteroid use

    Brode SK, Campitelli MA, Kwong JC, Lu H, Marchand-Austin A, Gershon AS, Jamieson FB, Marras TK. Eur Respir J. 2017; 50(3):1700037. Epub 2017 Sep 21.

  • December 2019

    • First Nations and Diabetes in Ontario
    • Validation study of health administrative data algorithms to identify individuals experiencing homelessness and estimate population prevalence of homelessness in Ontario, Canada
    • Association of baclofen with encephalopathy in patients with chronic kidney disease
    • Long-term mortality in mothers of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome: a population-based parallel-cohort study in England and Ontario, Canada
    • Rates of recognized pregnancy in women with disabilities in Ontario, Canada
    • Dying of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: health care use and cost in the last year of life
    ICES in the News
    • Long-term mental health outcomes in mothers and siblings of children with cancer: a population-based matched cohort study
    • Effect of asthma exacerbation during pregnancy in women with asthma: a population-based cohort study
    • Cross-Canada differences in early-stage breast cancer treatment and acute-care use
    • Population impact of generic valsartan recall
    • Trends of intentional drug overdose among youth: a population-based cohort study
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    • Interfacility patient sharing and clostridioides difficile infection incidence in the Ontario hospital system: a 13-year cohort study
    • The impact of air pollution on the incidence of diabetes and survival among prevalent diabetes cases
    • Comparison of cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes among practicing physicians vs the general population in Ontario, Canada
    • Real-world risk of cardiovascular outcomes associated with hypertriglyceridemia among individuals with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and potential eligibility for emerging therapies
    • Avoidable mortality rates decrease but inequity gaps widen for marginalized neighborhoods: a population-based analysis in Ontario, Canada from 1993 to 2014
  • Inhaled or systematic corticosteroids and the risk of hospitalizations for hip fracture among elderly women

    Lau E, Mamdani M, Tu K. Am J Med. 2003; 114(2):142-5.

  • April 2018

    Early bird registration and confirmed keynote speakers: 2018 IPDLN Conference
    • Low income, mental health needs put teens at higher risk for diabetes complications as adults
    • Ontario Stroke Evaluation Report 2018
      ICES in the News
      • Opioids linked to 1 in 6 deaths among young adults in Ontario
      ICES Research Video Series
      • Li Bai on diabetes, hypertension risk and exposure to ultrafine particles
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      • The use of electronic consultations is associated with lower specialist referral rates: a cross-sectional study using population-based health administrative data
      • Associations between neighborhood walkability and incident and ongoing asthma in children
      • Derivation and validation of a generalizable preoperative frailty index using population-based health administrative data
      • Refugee maternal and perinatal health in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective population-based study
      • Youth mental health services utilization rates after a large-scale social media campaign: population-based interrupted time-series analysis
      • Association between quality domains and health care spending across physician networks
    • June 2019

      • Naloxone Distribution Across Ontario
      • Neighborhood material deprivation is associated with childhood asthma development
      • End-of-career practice patterns of primary care physicians in Ontario
      • Quality of primary care among individuals receiving treatment for opioid use disorder
      ICES Research Video
      • Recent trends in child and youth emergency department visits because of pedestrian motor vehicle collisions by socioeconomic status in Ontario, Canada
      ICES in the News
      • Association between statin use and risk of dementia after a concussion
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      • Low-value diagnostic imaging use in the pediatric emergency department in the United States and Canada
      • Suicide in Canadian veterans living in Ontario: a retrospective cohort study linking routinely collected data
      • Ethnic differences in prediabetes incidence among immigrants to Canada: a population-based cohort study
      • The primary care and other health system use of home care patients: a retrospective cohort analysis
      • A population profile of older adults with prescription encounters with nurse practitioners and family physicians in Ontario: a descriptive retrospective cohort study
      • Derivation and external validation of a scoring system for predicting fracture risk after ischemic stroke in a Canadian cohort
    • Did changing primary care delivery models change performance? A population based study using health administrative data

      Jaakkimainen RL, Barnsley J, Klein-Geltink J, Kopp A, Glazier RH. BMC Fam Pract. 2011; 12:44.

    • The effect of a charted history of depression on emergency department triage and outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction

      Atzema CL, Schull MJ, Tu JV. CMAJ. 2011; 183(6):663-9. Epub 2011 Feb 28.

    • Chronic disease prevalence in women and air pollution: a 30-year longitudinal cohort study

      To T, Zhu J, Villeneuve PJ, Simatovic J, Feldman L, Gao C, Williams D, Chen H, Weichenthal S, Wall C, Miller AB. Environ Int. 2015; 80:26-32. Epub 2015 Apr 6.

    • A cross-sectional, population-based study measuring comorbidity among people living with HIV in Ontario

      Kendall CE, Wong J, Taljaard M, Glazier RH, Hogg W, Younger J, Manuel DG. BMC Public Health. 2014; 14:161.

    • Physical health and gender as risk factors for usage of services for mental illness

      Matheson FI, Smith KL, Fazli GS, Moineddin R, Dunn JR, Glazier RH. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2014; 68(10):971-8. Epub 2014 Jun 25.

    • Combination long-acting beta-agonists and inhaled corticosteroids versus long-acting beta-agonists alone in older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

      Gershon AS, Campitelli MA, Croxford R, Stanbrook MB, To T, Upshur R, Stephenson A, Stukel TA. JAMA. 2014; 312(11):1114-21. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

    • Deliberate self-poisoning in Ontario following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001

      Detsky ME, Sivilotti ML, Kopp A, Austin PC, Juurlink DN. JAMA. 2005; 294(15):1900-1.

    • Are reductions in emergency department length of stay associated with improvements in quality of care? A difference-in-differences analysis

      Vermeulen MJ, Guttmann A, Stukel TA, Kachra A, Sivilotti ML, Rowe BH, Dreyer J, Bell R, Schull M. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016; 25(7):489-98. Epub 2015 Aug 13.

    • April 2017

      • Inflammatory bowel diseases on the rise in Canadian children
      • Low cancer screening rates among organ transplant patients in Ontario
      Research video
      • Baiju Shah on high thyroid cancer risk in Ontario immigrants from Southeast and East Asia
      ICES in the News
      • Two people a day die of opioid-related causes in Ontario
      • Many nursing home residents with dementia get medications of questionable benefit near the end of life
      • Where you live in Ontario could determine your risk of heart attack, stroke or dying of cardiovascular disease
      • No association between antidepressants during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorder in children
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      • Do people who experience incarceration age more quickly? Exploratory analyses using retrospective cohort data on mortality from Ontario, Canada
      • Mental health services claims and adult onset asthma in Ontario, Canada
      • Impact of a provincial quality-improvement program on primary health care in Ontario: a population-based controlled before-and-after study
      • The association of frailty with outcomes and resource use after emergency general surgery: a population-based cohort study
      • Level of need, divertibility, and outcomes of newly admitted nursing home residents
      • The Cardiovascular Health in Ambulatory Care Research Team performance indicators for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a modified Delphi panel study
    • Development of measures of the quality of emergency department care for children using a structured panel process

      Guttmann A, Razzaq A , Lindsay P, Zagorski B, Anderson GM. Pediatrics. 2006; 118(1):114-23.

    • Relationship between social inequalities and ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations persists for up to 9 years among children born in a major Canadian urban center

      Agha MM, Glazier RH, Guttmann A. Ambul Pediatr. 2007; 7(3):258-62.

    • Inpatient smoking-cessation counseling and all-cause mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction

      Van Spall HG, Chong A, Tu JV. Am Heart J. 2007; 154(2):213-20.

    • Association of anti-smoking legislation with rates of hospital admission for cardiovascular and respiratory conditions

      Naiman A, Glazier RH, Moineddin R. CMAJ. 2010; 182(8):761-7. Epub 2010 Apr 12.

    • Herpes zoster as a marker of underlying malignancy

      Iglar K, Kopp A, Glazier RH. Open Med. 2013; 7(2):e68-73. Epub 2013 Jun 18.

    • October 2017

      • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Ontario
      • Impact of pneumococcal vaccination on pneumonia hospitalizations and related costs in Ontario
      • Gabapentin, opioids and the risk of opioid-related death

      ICES Research Video
      • Natasha Saunders on study showing one-third lower risk of suicide or self-harm among immigrant children and youth
      ICES in the News
      • Antipsychotics common for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
      • Association between immigrant status and end-of-life care in Ontario, Canada
      • Effectiveness of a financial incentive to physicians for timely follow-up after hospital discharge
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      • Impact of restricting diagnostic imaging reimbursement for uncomplicated low back pain in Ontario: a population-based interrupted time series analysis
      • Temporal trends in cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles in a population-based schizophrenia sample: a repeat cross-sectional study
      • Comparative safety of direct oral anticoagulants and warfarin in venous thromboembolism: multicentre, population based, observational study
      • False-positive newborn screening for cystic fibrosis and health care use
      • Economic impact of subsequent depression in patients with a new diagnosis of stable angina: a population-based study
      • Are we Choosing Wisely in lymphoma? Excessive use of surveillance CT imaging in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in long-term remission
      • Real-world health care utilization and effectiveness of omalizumab for the treatment of severe asthma
      • Effect of preoperative geriatric evaluation on outcomes after elective surgery: a population-based study