Press Release – Canada’s patient safety performance below OECD average

Canada’s health care systems fare well in some areas compared with other OECD countries, particularly in quality of care. However, there are a few areas where we are falling behind — especially when it comes to patient safety.

New data released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) shows that Canada’s overall performance aligns with the international average for 32 out of 57 health indicators, but that we are below average for 12 indicators and above average for 13.

Full article at: Canadian Institute for Health Information