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  • Drug problems among homeless individuals in Toronto, Canada: prevalence, drugs of choice, and relation to health status

    Grinman MN, Chiu S, Redelmeier DA, Levinson W, Kiss A, Tolomiczenko G, Cowan L, Hwang SW. BMC Public Health. 2010; 10:94.

  • Cost analysis of a high support housing initiative for persons with severe mental illness and long-term psychiatric hospitalization

    Rudoler D, de Oliveira C, Jacob B, Hopkins M, Kurdyak P. Can J Psychiatry. 2018; 63(7):492-500. Epub 2018 Mar 25.

  • June 2017

    • The Mental Health of Children and Youth in Ontario: 2017 Scorecard
    • Two-thirds of Ontario hip fracture procedures are performed after hours
    • Playlist: ICES Mental Health & Addictions Research Symposium 2017
    ICES in the News
    • A 1980 letter on the risk of opioid addiction
    • Ontario and LHIN 2015/16 Stroke Report Cards and Progress Reports: Setting the Bar Higher
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    • Influences on the start, selection and duration of treatment with antibiotics in long-term care facilities
    • The impact of opioid medications on subsequent fractures in discharged emergency department patients with peripheral vertigo
    • Impact of immigration status on cancer outcomes in Ontario, Canada
    • Implementation and utilisation of telepsychiatry in Ontario: a population-based study
    • Impact of the publication of appropriate use criteria on utilization rates of myocardial perfusion imaging studies in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study
    • Adverse cardiac events associated with incident opioid drug use among older adults with COPD
    • Critical care at the end of life: a population-level cohort study of cost and outcomes
  • 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
    • March 2018

      Early bird registration open: 2018 IPDLN Conference
      • Supportive housing program for clients with severe mental illness could save funding dollars
      • Generic clopidogrel is as effective as Plavix for treating unstable angina or heart attack
      • High unmet needs for mental health care among major ethnic groups in Ontario
      • Almost all Ontarians accumulate multiple chronic conditions over their lifetime
        ICES in the News
        • More people rely on Ontario's catastrophic drug plan as medication costs rise
        • Early psychosis programs significantly reduce patient mortality, study finds
        Mental Health and Addictions System Performance in Ontario: Report and Launch Symposium
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        • Solid organ transplantation in patients with preexisting malignancies in remission: a propensity score matched cohort study
        • Gabapentin dose and the 30-day risk of altered mental status in older adults: a retrospective population-based study
        • Comparison of opioid prescribing among cancer and non-cancer patients aged 18-64: analysis using administrative data
        • Causes of death in rheumatoid arthritis: how do they compare to the general population?
      • 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
        • Health concerns and health service utilization in a population cohort of young adults with autism spectrum disorder

          Weiss JA, Isaacs B, Diepstra H, Wilton AS, Brown HK, McGarry C, Lunsky Y. J Autism Dev Disord. 2018; 48(1):36-44. Epub 2017 Sep 13.

        • Neighborhood walkability of retirement homes: a cross-sectional cohort study

          Brath H, Kim SJ, Savage RD, Bronskill SE, Rochon PA, Stall NM. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019; 20(1):105-6. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

        • 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.

        • Care of youth in their first emergency presentation for psychotic disorder: a population-based retrospective cohort study

          Kozloff N, Jacob B, Voineskos AN, Kurdyak P. J Clin Psychiatry. 2018; 79(6):17m11947. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

        • A descriptive analysis of medical health services utilization of Veterans living in Ontario: a retrospective cohort study using administrative healthcare data

          Aiken AB, Mahar AL, Kurdyak P, Whitehead M, Groome PA. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016; 16(a):351. Epub 2016 Aug 4.

        • Lithium use, but not valproate use, is associated with a higher risk of chronic kidney disease in older adults with mental illness

          Rej S, Herrmann N, Shulman K, Fischer HD, Fung K, Harel Z, Grunier A. J Clin Psychiatry. 2017; 78(8):e980-5. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

        • Factors associated with timely physician follow-up after a first diagnosis of psychotic disorder

          Anderson KK, Kurdyak P. Can J Psychiatry. 2017; 62(4):268-77. Epub 2016 Oct 13.

        • Inclusion of persons with mental illness in patient-centred medical homes: cross-sectional findings from Ontario, Canada

          Steele LS, Durbin A, Sibley LM, Glazier R. Open Med. 2013; 7(1):e9-20. Epub 2013 Feb 12.

        • 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.

        • Service utilization and suicide among people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders

          Zaheer J, Jacob B, de Oliveira C, Rudoler D, Juda A, Kurdyak P. Schizophr Res. 2018; 202:347-53. Epub 2018 Jun 21.

        • The medical care of male and female youth who die by suicide: a population-based case control study

          Rhodes AE, Boyle MH, Bridge JA, Sinyor M, Katz LY, Bennett K, Newton AS, Links PS, Tonmyr L, Skinner R, Cheung A, Bethell J, Carlisle C. Can J Psychiatry. 2018; 63(3):161-9. Epub 2017 Nov 9.

        • Emergency department presentations and youth suicide: a case-control study

          Rhodes AE, Sinyor M, Boyle MH, Bridge JA, Katz LY, Bethell J, Newton AS, Cheung A, Bennett K, Links PS, Tonmyr L, Skinner R. Can J Psychiatry. 2019; 64(2):88-97. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

        • April 2016 *New design and format*

          Introducing a new design of At a Glance, using infographics, videos and news stories to share our research highlights.

          • Statins shown to be safe in generic form for high-risk coronary patients 
          • Ontarians' unhealthy behaviours cost $89.4 billion between 2004 and 2013
          • Adult prescriptions for ADHD drugs more than doubled in five years, but access uneven across Canada
          • Poor contraceptive practices are leading to pregnancies in users of isotretinoin, a drug that causes birth defects
          • Breast cancer patients receiving Herceptin treatment should be monitored for heart damage at any age
          • Women with schizophrenia less likely to use acute mental health services during pregnancy and after delivery
          • Dementia patients with multiple physicians or in long-term care at risk of medication conflict
        • 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
        • June 2016

          • Half of all patients dying in Ontario receive some form of palliative care, usually in hospital
          • ICES research video series: Chaim Bell on hospital visits by primary care physicians
          • Introducing our newest satellite site: ICES McMaster
          • One in 30 Ontario women require vaginal mesh revision or removal surgery after treatment for stress urinary incontinence
          • 2014/15 Ontario Stroke Report Cards
          • New ICES report: Variations in quality indicators across Ontario physician networks
          • New study shows gaps in the delivery of publicly funded mental health services to HIV-positive patients with depression
          • Hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infection is associated with substantial health care costs
        • Patterns of Health Care in Ontario, 2nd edition

          Goel V, Williams JI, Anderson GM, Blackstien-Hirsch P, Fooks C, Naylor CD. May 1996

        • Impact of depression and recreational drug use on emergency department encounters and hospital admissions among people living with HIV in Ontario: a secondary analysis using the OHTN cohort study

          Choi SKY, Boyle E, Cairney J, Grootendorst P, Gardner S, Collins EJ, Kendall C, Rourke SB; OHTN Cohort Study. PLoS One. 2018; 13(4):e0195185. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

        • Depressive symptoms as a determinant of breast and cervical cancer screening in women: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada

          Vigod SN, Kurdyak PA, Stewart DE, Gnam WH, Goering PN. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2001; 14(2):159-68. Epub 2011 Feb 11.

        • The predictors of self-rated health and the relationship between self-rated health and health service needs are similar across socioeconomic groups in Canada

          Smith PM, Glazier RH, Sibley LM. J Clin Epidemiol. 2010; 63(4):412-21. Epub 2009 Nov 18.

        • The health of homeless immigrants

          Chiu S, Redelmeier DA, Tolomiczenko G, Kiss A, Hwang SW. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2009; 63(11):943-8. Epub 2009 Aug 3.

        • Characteristics of older adults hospitalized in acute psychiatric units in Ontario: a population-based study

          Seitz DP, Vigod SN, Lin E, Gruneir A, Newman A, Anderson G, Rapoport MJ, Rochon P, Blumberger DM, Herrmann N. Can J Psychiatry. 2012; 57(9):554-63.

        • Depression and use of health care services in patients with advanced cancer

          Lo C, Calzavara A, Kurdyak P, Barbera L, Shepherd F, Zimmermann C, Moore MJ, Rodin G. Can Fam Physician. 2013; 59(3):e168-74. Epub 2013 Mar 13.

        • Sex differences in suicides among children and youth: the potential impact of help-seeking behaviour

          Rhodes AE, Khan S, Boyle MH, Tonmyr L, Wekerle C, Goodman D, Bethell J, Leslie B, Lu H, Manion I. Can J Psychiatry. 2013; 58(5):274-82.

        • Within-hospital readmission: an indicator of readmission after discharge from psychiatric hospitalization

          Vigod SN, Taylor VH, Fung K, Kurdyak PA. Can J Psychiatry. 2013; 58(8):476-81.

        • Short stay vs long stay postpartum psychiatric admissions: a population-based study

          Shlomi-Polachek I, Fung K, Meltzer-Brody S, Vigod SN. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2017; 20(4):505-13. Epub 2017 May 26.

        • December 2017

          • Supply of Ontario physicians providing comprehensive care lower than thought
          • Highlighting our data partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada: A population-based study of postpartum mental health service use by immigrant women in Ontario, Canada
          • Highlighting our data partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada: Impact of immigration status on cancer outcomes in Ontario, Canada
          ICES research video series
          • Laura Rosella on creating a new population risk tool for predicting high-cost users of health care
          ICES in the News
          • Cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric events following varenicline use for smoking cessation
          • Financial incentives did not increase psychiatric follow-up care
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          • The role of mental health and addiction among high-cost patients: a population-based study
          • Association of atrial fibrillation and oral anticoagulant use with perioperative outcomes after major noncardiac surgery
          • Melanoma patterns of care in Ontario: a call for a strategic alignment of multidisciplinary care
          • The relationship between cardiologist care and clinical outcomes in patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation
          • Population-based study to determine the health system costs of using the 21-gene assay
          • Perioperative chemotherapy for bladder cancer in the general population: Are practice patterns finally changing?
          • Does access to end-of-life homecare nursing differ by province and community size? 
          • Using newborn screening analytes to identify cases of neonatal sepsis
        • Health profiles and associated service use among adults with HIV and intellectual and developmental disabilities

          Lunsky Y, Durbin A, Brown HK, Bansal S, Heifetz M, Antoniou T. AIDS. 2017; 31(5):697-705. Epub 2016 Nov 28.

        • Homelessness at discharge and its impact on psychiatric readmission and physician follow-up: a population-based cohort study

          Laliberté V, Stergiopoulos V, Jacob B, Kurdyak P. Epidemiol Psychiatr Sci. 2019; Mar 7 [Epub ahead of print]. DOI: 10.1017/S2045796019000052.

        • A cohort study examining emergency department visits and hospital admissions among people who use drugs in Ottawa, Canada

          Kendall CE, Boucher LM, Mark AE, Martin A, Marshall Z, Boyd R, Oickle P, Diliso N, Pineau D, Renaud B, Rose T, LeBlanc S, Tyndall M, Lee OM, Bayoumi AM. Harm Reduct J. 2017; 14:16.

        • December 2016

          • Rise in single father-led households, while single fathers less likely than single mothers to access mental health care despite similar need
          • $2.1 billion to treat Ontarians with psychotic disorders in single year, with costs growing with age
          • ICES research video series: Jack Tu on big data study on 20-year trends in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
          • Canadians with traumatic brain injury more likely to be federally incarcerated
          • Opioid prescribing declines following release of national guidelines for physicians, but rates of overdose-related hospital visits continue to climb
          • Health care for children with diabetes mellitus from low-income families in Ontario and California: a population-based cohort study
          • Risk of fractures after stroke: results from the Ontario Stroke Registry
          • Primary care physician volume and quality of diabetes care: a population-based cohort study
          • Peripheral nerve blockade for primary total knee arthroplasty: a population-based cohort study of outcomes and resource utilization
        • Anxiety-related visits to Ontario physicians following September 11, 2001

          Austin PC, Mamdani MM, Chan BT, Lin E. Can J Psychiatry. 2003; 48(6):416-9.

        • Cross-cultural comparisons of health status in Canada using the Health Utilities Index

          Kopec JA, Williams JI, To T, Austin PC. Ethn Health. 2001; 6(1):41-50.

        • May 2017

          • Emergency department as a first contact for mental health problems in children and youth
          • High rate of acute care use among people who use drugs
          • Low rate of cancer screening among transplant patients at heightened risk of cancer
          ICES in the News
          • Influence of environmental temperature on gestational diabetes risk
          • High rate of unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for seniors in Ontario
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          • Implementation and utilisation of telepsychiatry in Ontario: a population-based study
          • Population-based study to re-evaluate optimal lymph node yield in colonic cancer
          • Costs of cancer care in children and adolescents in Ontario, Canada
          • Trends in long-term mortality and morbidity in patients with no early complications after stroke and transient ischemic attack
          • Long-term outcomes of carotid endarterectomy versus stenting in a multicenter population-based Canadian study
          • Temporal trends in stroke incidence in South Asian, Chinese and white patients: a population based analysis
        • 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