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Rethink, Renew, Retire: Report From the Fourth Consensus Conference on Evaluating Priorities for Canada's Health Indicators

The fourth National Consensus Conference on Health Indicators, held in October 2014, was co-hosted by CIHI and Statistics Canada and was planned around the theme Renew, Rethink, Retire: Evaluating Priorities for Canada's Health Indicators.

This conference continued the work of three previous consensus conferences. The objectives of this conference were to

  • Determine future priorities for the development of new indicators of health system performance, building on CIHI's redeveloped Health System Performance Measurement Framework; and
  • Identify indicators that are less relevant and that could be retired from public reporting.

This report provides a summary of the Consensus Conference proceedings and also documents the outcomes of the post-conference working group. It describes the pre-conference survey, the results of the discussions on indicator retirement and the key themes emerging from the discussions on indicator development priorities, as well as implications for data resources to support those priorities.

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Rethink, Renew, Retire: Report From the Fourth Consensus Conference on Evaluating Priorities for Canada's Health Indicators
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