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  • March 2017

    • Use of medications of questionable benefit at the end of life in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    • Risk of firearm injuries among children and youth of immigrant families
    • Early non-persistence with dabigatran and rivaroxaban in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Research video
    • Moira Kapral on risks of swallowing problems after stroke
    ICES in the News
    • Relationship between cardiac rehabilitation participation and health service expenditures within a universal health care system
    • Association of the timing of pregnancy with survival in women with breast cancer
    • Socioeconomic gradients in all-cause, premature and avoidable mortality among immigrants and long-term residents  
    • Failure of fertility therapy and subsequent adverse cardiovascular events
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    • Association between cardiovascular risk factors and aortic stenosis: the CANHEART aortic stenosis study
    • Infants born to opioid-dependent women in Ontario, 2002-2014
    • Mortality and costs of patients with community-onset Clostridium difficile infection identified using ED visits and hospital admissions
    • The relationship between therapeutic self-care and adverse events for home care clients in Ontario, Canada
    • Impact of unrestricted access to pregabalin on the use of opioids and other CNS-active medications
  • August 2017

    • Prolonged standing on the job more likely to lead to heart attack than prolonged sitting
    • Antipsychotics common for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
    ICES Research Video Series
    • Rinku Sutradhar on opioid use in long-term cancer survivors
    ICES in the News
    • 1 in 5 opioid-related deaths in Ontario involve alcohol
    • Toward Quality Mental Health Services in Canada: a comparison of performance indicators across five provinces
    • Behind the prescriptions: A snapshot of opioid use across all Ontarians
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    • Predictors of obtaining follow-up care in the province of Ontario, Canada, following a new diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, heart failure, and hypertension in the emergency department
    • The variation of statin use among nursing home residents and physicians: a cross-sectional analysis
    • Cost-effectiveness analysis of potentially curative and combination treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma with person-level data in a Canadian setting
    • Lithium use, but not valproate use, is associated with a higher risk of chronic kidney disease in older adults with mental illness
    • A cross-sectional population-based study of breast cancer screening among women with HIV in Ontario, Canada
    • Association between operator specialty and outcomes after carotid artery revascularization
    • Costs of health care across primary care models in Ontario
  • January 2018

    Call for abstracts: IPDLN 2018 Conference
    • Diabetes risk in childhood cancer survivors: a population-based study
    • Association between handover of anesthesia care and adverse postoperative outcomes among patients undergoing major surgery
      ICES in the News
      • Acute myocardial infarction after laboratory-confirmed influenza infection
      • Effect of air quality alerts on human health: a regression discontinuity analysis in Toronto, Canada
      ICES Top 17 of '17
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      • Temporal trends in mental health service utilization across outpatient and acute care sectors: a population-based study from 2006 to 2014
      • The economic burden of cancer care in Canada: a population-based cost study
      • Elevated incidence of atrial fibrillation and stroke in patients with atrial flutter – a population-based study
      • The relation between food insecurity and mental health care service utilization in Ontario
      • Intergenerational abortion tendency between mothers and teenage daughters: population based cohort study
      • The impact of diabetes on breast cancer treatments and outcomes: a population-based study
      • Predictors of specialized pediatric palliative care involvement and impact on patterns of end-of-life care in children with cancer
    • May 2018

      September 2018 IPDLN Conference in Banff
      • Food insecurity more than doubles the risk of developing type 2 diabetes
      • Happiness linked to future health care costs
      • People with diabetes at increased risk for preventable complications after cancer diagnosis
      • Study identifies red flags for frontline providers when treating infants with bronchiolitis
        ICES in the News
        • Rates of whooping cough in Ontario much higher than previously thought
        • Nearly a quarter of all Ontarians newly prescribed opioids received a daily dose exceeding clinical guidelines
        • Study finds no link between HPV vaccination and risk of autoimmune disorders
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        • A population-based study of the risk of osteoporosis and fracture with dutasteride and finasteride
        • Unlocking First Nations health information through data linkage
        • Neighbourhood socioeconomic position and risks of major chronic diseases and all-cause mortality: a quasi-experimental study
        • Benchmarking time to initiation of end-of-life homecare nursing: a population-based cancer cohort study in regions across Canada
        • Factors associated with imaging in patients with early breast cancer after initial treatment
        • Association of clinical and economic outcomes with permanent pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
      • March 2019

        • Addressing Gaps in the Health Care Services Used by Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Ontario
        • Closed for business? Using a mixture model to explore the supply of psychiatric care for new patients
        • Association of duration of surgery with postoperative delirium among patients receiving hip fracture repair
        • Colorectal and breast cancer screening status for people in Ontario provincial correctional facilities
        • Exploring spatial variation in registration for deceased organ donation in Ontario, Canada
        ICES in the News
        • The impact of psychiatric utilisation prior to cancer diagnosis on survival of solid organ malignancies
        • Rural-urban differences in stroke risk factors, incidence, and mortality in people with and without prior stroke: the CANHEART Stroke Study
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        • Comparison of readmission and death among patients with cardiac disease in Northern vs Southern Ontario
        • Community-based specialist palliative care teams and health system costs at end of life: a retrospective matched cohort study
        • Equity and impact: Ontario’s infant rotavirus immunization program five years following implementation. A population-based cohort study
        • Evaluation of the fentanyl patch-for-patch program in Ontario, Canada
        • The association between insulin initiation and adverse outcomes after hospital discharge in older adults: a population-based cohort study
      • April 2019

        • Homelessness at discharge and its impact on psychiatric readmission and physician follow-up: a population-based cohort study
        • Glucose screening in pregnancy and future risk of cardiovascular disease in women: a retrospective, population-based study
        • Differences in HbA1C at the time of diabetes diagnosis in the adult population of Ontario, Canada
        • Incidence of heart failure among immigrants to Ontario, Canada: a CANHEART immigrant study
        ICES in the News
        • Do incentive payments reward the wrong providers? A study of primary care reform in Ontario, Canada
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        • The effect of adopting pediatric protocols in adolescents and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in pediatric vs adult centers: an IMPACT Cohort study
        • Patient-reported symptoms following mastectomy alone or lumpectomy plus radiation for early stage breast cancer: a cohort study
        • Impact of delisting high-strength opioid formulations from a public drug benefit formulary on opioid utilization in Ontario, Canada
        • Days at home in the last 6 months of life: a patient-determined quality indicator for cancer care
        • Periodic health visits by primary care practice model, a population-based study using health administrative data
      • October 2019

        • Influenza vaccine effectiveness in preventing hospitalizations in older patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
        • Association between physician intensity of antibiotic prescribing and the prescription of benzodiazepines, opioids and proton-pump inhibitors to nursing home residents: a population-based observational study
        • Cardiovascular consequences of obstructive sleep apnea in women: a historical cohort study
        ICES in the News
        • Prevalence of inappropriateness of parenteral vitamin B12 administration in Ontario, Canada
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        • One-year home-time and mortality after thrombolysis compared with nontreated patients in a propensity-matched analysis
        • Prescription synthetic oral cannabinoid use among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a population-based cohort study
        • Time trends in opioid prescribing among Ontario long-term care residents: a repeated cross-sectional study
        • Association of early-stage breast cancer and subsequent chemotherapy with risk of atrial fibrillation
        • An opioid prescription for men undergoing minor urologic surgery is associated with an increased risk of new persistent opioid use
        • Emergency department use in people who experience imprisonment in Ontario, Canada
        • Data variability across Canadian administrative health databases: differences in content, coding, and completeness
      • Using an alternative data source to examine randomization in the Canadian National Breast Screening Study

        Cohen MM, Kaufert PA, MacWilliam L, Tate RB. Clin Epidemiol. 1996; 49(9):1039-44.

      • Population-based assessment of emergency room visits and hospitalizations among women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for early breast cancer

        Enright K, Grunfeld E, Yun L, Moineddin R, Ghannam M, Dent S, Eisen A, Trudeau M, Kaizer L, Earle C, Krzyzanowska MK. J Oncol Pract. 2015; 11(2):126-32. Epub 2015 Jan 20.

      • Disparities in receipt of screening tests for cancer, diabetes and high cholesterol in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study using area-based methods

        Borkhoff CM, Saskin R, Rabeneck L, Baxter NN, Liu Y, Tinmouth J, Paszat LF. Can J Public Health. 2013; 104(4):e284-90.

      • Trends in use and cost of initial cancer treatment in Ontario: a population-based descriptive study

        de Oliveira C, Bremner KE, Pataky R, Gunraj N, Haq M, Chan K, Cheung WY, Hoch JS, Peacock S, Krahn MD. CMAJ Open. 2013; 1(4):E151-8.

      • Setting quality improvement priorities for women receiving systemic therapy for early-stage breast cancer by using population-level administrative data

        Enright KA, Taback N, Powis ML, Gonzalez A, Yun L, Sutradhar R, Trudeau ME, Booth CM, Krzyzanowska MK. J Clin Oncol. 2017; 35(28):3207-14. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

      • Preventable diabetic complications after a cancer diagnosis in patients with diabetes: a population-based cohort study

        Worndl E, Fung K, Fischer HD, Austin PC, Krzyzanowska MK, Lipscombe LL. JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2018; 2(1):pky008. Epub 2018 May 11.

      • Barriers to immediate breast reconstruction in the Canadian universal health care system

        Zhong T, Fernandes KA, Saskin R, Sutradhar R, Platt J, Beber BA, Novak CB, McCready DR, Hofer SO, Irish JC, Baxter NN. J Clin Oncol. 2014; 32(20):2133-41. Epub 2014 Jun 2.

      • Screening for a new primary cancer in patients with existing metastatic cancer: a retrospective cohort study

        Cheung MC, Tinmouth J, Austin PC, Fischer HD, Fung K, Singh S. CMAJ Open. 2018; 6(4):E538-E43. Epub 2018 Nov 5. DOI: 10.9778/cmajo.20180045.

      • Prenatal biochemical screening and a woman’s long-term risk of cancer: a population-based cohort study

        Park AL, Huang T, Meschino WS, Iqbal J, Ray JG. JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2020; 4(1):pkz077. Epub 2019 Oct 4. DOI:

      • Screening mammography for young women treated with supradiaphragmatic radiation for Hodgkin's lymphoma

        Lee L, Pintilie M, Hodgson DC, Goss PE, Crump M. Ann Oncol. 2008; 19(1):62-7. Epub 2007 Sep 17.

      • July 2017

        • Wide regional variation in Ontarians' access to family doctors
        • People living in rural households have lower risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease
        • Differences in growth of Canadian children compared to the WHO 2006 Child Growth Standards
        • Older and cheaper test for heart disease just as effective as newer tests
        ICES Research Video Series
        • Eva Grunfeld on primary care use during adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer
        ICES in the News
        • Electrocardiograms in low-risk patients undergoing an annual health examination
        • Long-term morbidity and mortality in patients without early complications after stroke or transient ischemic attack
        • Patterns of physician prescribing for opioid maintenance treatment in Ontario, Canada in 2014
        • The effect of changes in cervical cancer screening guidelines on chlamydia testing
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        • Outcomes associated with a pediatric clinical diabetes network in Ontario: a population-based time-trend analysis
        • TA population-based study of homicide deaths in Ontario, Canada using linked death records
        • Severe maternal morbidity associated with maternal birthplace: a population-based register study
        • Association of proteinuria and incident atrial fibrillation in patients with intact and reduced kidney function
        • A retrospective assessment of prognostication in 456,685 patients undergoing elective major non-cardiac surgery
        • Emergency department flow measures for adult and pediatric patients in British Columbia and Ontario: a retrospective, repeated cross-sectional study
        • Estimating multimorbidity prevalence with the Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System
      • Time to adjuvant chemotherapy and survival in non-small cell lung cancer: a population-based study

        Booth CM, Shepherd FA, Peng Y, Darling G, Li G, Kong W, Biagi JJ, Mackillop WJ. Cancer. 2013; 119(6):1243-50. Epub 2012 Nov 6.

      • Closing the personalized medicine information gap: HER2 test documentation practice

        Ferrusi IL, Earle CC, Trudeau M, Leighl NB, Pullenayegum E, Khong H, Hoch JS, Marshall DA. Am J Manag Care. 2013; 19(1):838-44. Epub 2013 Jan 21.

      • Uptake of cancer screening tests among recipients of solid organ transplantation

        Acuna S, Sutradhar R, Camacho X, Daly C, Del Giudice M, Kim SJ, Baxter N. Am J Transplant. 2017; 17(9):2434-43. Epub 2017 May 9.

      • Genetics consultation rates following a diagnosis of high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma in the Canadian province of Ontario

        McGee J, Panabaker K, Leonard S, Ainsworth P, Elit L, Shariff SZ. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017; 27(3):437-43.

      • Using administrative databases to measure waiting times for patients undergoing major cancer surgery in Ontario, 1993–2000

        Simunovic M, Thériault ME, Paszat L, Coates A, Whelan T, Holowaty E, Levine M. Can J Surg. 2005; 48(2):137-42.

      • Comprehensive preventive care assessments for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Part 1: How do we know if it is happening?

        Smith G, Ouellette-Kuntz H, Green M. Can Fam Physician. 2018; 64(Suppl 2):S57-62. Epub 2018 Apr 1.

      • Effect of payment incentives on cancer screening in Ontario primary care

        Kiran T, Wilton AS, Moineddin R, Paszat L, Glazier RH. Ann Fam Med. 2014; 12(4):317-23.

      • 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
      • May 2020

        • COVID-19 Laboratory Testing in Ontario: Patterns of Testing and Characteristics of Individuals Tested, as of April 30, 2020
        • Population-based estimates of health care utilization and expenditures by adults during the last 2 years of life in Canada’s single-payer health system
        • Association between traumatic brain injury and prison charges: a population-based cohort study
        • Five-year risk of admission to long-term care home and death for older adults given a new diagnosis of dementia: a population-based retrospective cohort study
        • Emergency department use by pregnant women in Ontario: a retrospective population-based cohort study
        ICES in the News
        • Inequity in access to transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a pan-Canadian evaluation of wait-times
        • Physician-based availability of psychotherapy in Ontario: a population-based retrospective cohort study
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        • An international cohort study of birth outcomes associated with hospitalized acute respiratory infection during pregnancy
        • Urban green space and the risks of dementia and stroke
        • Diabetes-induced eye disease among First Nations people in Ontario: a longitudinal, population-based cohort study
        • Association between immigration status and acute stroke care: a retrospective study
        • Long-term survival and costs following extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in critically ill children—a population-based cohort study
        • Use of sodium–glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors and risk of acute kidney injury in older adults with diabetes: a population-based cohort study
        • Impact of stopping trastuzumab in early breast cancer: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada
        • Preterm birth, unplanned hospital contact, and mortality in infants born to teenage mothers in five countries: an administrative data cohort study
      • The impact of ductal carcinoma in situ on health services utilization

        Paszat L, Sutradhar R, Rakovitch E. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020; 182(1):159–68. Epub 2020 May 8. DOI:

      • Age at diagnosis predicts local recurrence in women treated with breast-conserving surgery and postoperative radiation therapy for ductal carcinoma in situ: a population-based outcomes analysis

        Kong I, Narod SA, Taylor C, Paszat L, Saskin R, Nofech-Moses S, Thiruchelvam D, Hanna W, Pignol JP, Sengupta S, Elavathil L, Jani PA, Done SJ, Metcalfe S, Rakovitch E. Curr Oncol. 2014; 21(1):e96-104.

      • Primary care physician characteristics associated with cancer screening: a retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada

        Lofters AK, Ng R, Lobb R. Cancer Medicine. 2015; 4(2):212-23. Epub 2014 Nov 27.

      • 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.

      • A population-based study of rates of childbirth in recurrence-free female young adult survivors of non-gynecologic malignancies

        Baxter NN, Sutradhar R, DelGuidice ME, Forbes S, Paszat LF, Wilton AS, Urbach D, Rabeneck L. BMC Cancer. 2013; 13:30.

      • Phase-specific and lifetime costs of cancer care in Ontario, Canada

        de Oliveira C, Pataky R, Bremner KE, Rangrej J, Chan KK, Cheung WY, Hoch JS, Peacock S, Krahn MD. BMC Cancer. 2016; 16:809. Epub 2016 Oct 18.

      • Primary care physician panel size and quality of care: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada

        Dahrouge S, Hogg W, Younger J, Muggah E, Russell G, Glazier RH. Ann Fam Med. 2016; 14(1):26-33. Epub 2015 Nov 9.

      • Refined estimates of local recurrence risks by DCIS score adjusting for clinicopathological features: a combined analysis of ECOG-ACRIN E5194 and Ontario DCIS cohort studies

        Rakovitch E, Gray R, Baehner FL, Sutradhar R, Crager M, Gu S, Nofech-Mozes S, Badve SS, Hanna W, Hughes LL, Wood WC, Davidson NE, Paszat L, Shak S, Sparano JA, Solin LJ. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2018; 169(2):359-69. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

      • A population-based validation study of the DCIS Score predicting recurrence risk in individuals treated by breast-conserving surgery alone

        Rakovitch E, Nofech-Mozes S, Hanna W, Baehner FL, Saskin R, Butler SM, Tuck A, Sengupta S, Elavathil L, Jani PA, Bonin M, Chang MC, Robertson SJ, Slodkowska E, Fong C, Anderson JM, Jamshidian F, Miller DP, Cherbavaz DB, Shak S, Paszat L. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015; 152(2):389-98. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

      • Real-world health services utilisation and outcomes after BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing in Ontario, Canada: the What Comes Next Cohort Study protocol

        Dossa F, Cusimano MC, Sutradhar R, Metcalfe K, Little T, Lerner-Ellis J, Eisen A, Meschino WS, Baxter NN. BMJ Open. 2018; 8(9):e025317. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

      • Omitting radiation therapy after lumpectomy for pure DCIS does not reduce the risk of salvage mastectomy

        Rakovitch E, Nofech-Mozes S, Hanna W, Sutradhar R, Gu S, Fong C, Tuck A, Youngson B, Miller N, Done SJ, Chang MC, Sengupta S, Elavathil L, Jani PA, Bonin M, Lalani N, Paszat L. Breast. 2018; 37:181-6. Epub 2017 Aug 3.

      • Population-based study to determine the health system costs of using the 21-gene assay

        Mittmann N, Earle CC, Cheng SY, Julian JA, Rahman F, Seung SJ, Levine MN. J Clin Oncol. 2018; 36(3):238-43. Epub 2017 Dec 1.

      • Including the ductal carcinoma-in-situ (DCIS) score in the development of a multivariable prediction model for recurrence after excision of DCIS

        Paszat L, Sutradhar R, Zhou L, Nofech-Mozes S, Rakovitch E. Clin Breast Cancer. 2019; 19(1):35-46. Epub 2018 Jul 27.