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Health Care Providers Employed in Direct Care, by Place of Work and Type of Provider
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Health Care Provider Distribution by Place of Work

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Description
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The number of health care providers employed in the profession and working in direct care, by place of work/employment and type of provider
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Descriptive information providing insight on the distribution of health care providers by place of work

Interpretations should be evaluated alongside other relevant data (e.g., population need, models of care, mix of health care providers in the setting).

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Health System Inputs and Characteristics: Health system resources

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Areas of Need
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Not applicable

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All provinces/territories

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National, Province/Territory, Region

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https://www.cihi.ca/en/health-workforce

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The number of health care providers employed in the profession and working in direct care, by place of work/employment and type of provider
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Number of health care providers by place of work

Unit of Analysis: Service provider

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Place of service

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Number - Number; number of health care providers by place of work

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None

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Description:
Places of work (hospital, nursing home/long-term care facility, community, other)
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  • All places of work as defined by each health care provider.
    Exclusions:
  • Some places of work may not be included if employment of health care providers is not in direct care.
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Description:
Number of health care providers employed in profession and working in direct care
Inclusions:

  • Active registered health care providers employed in the profession and working in direct care.


Additional inclusion criteria vary by type of provider.
Exclusions:

  • Inactive registrants or health care providers who did not register in a province or territory.
  • Health care providers who were not employed in the profession or unemployed.


Additional exclusion criteria vary by type of provider.

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Based on World Health Organization (WHO) National Health Workforce Accounts indicator 1-11: Percentage of Active Health Workers Employed by Facility Type, by Cadre, this indicator can help monitor the deployment of health personnel, examine retirement levels and plan for future needs.

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Descriptive information providing insight on the distribution of health care providers by place of work

Interpretations should be evaluated alongside other relevant data (e.g., population need, models of care, mix of health care providers in the setting).

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HSP Framework Dimension
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Health System Inputs and Characteristics: Health system resources

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Not applicable

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WHO: Percentage of active health workers employed by facility type, by cadre

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World Health Organization. National Health Workforce Accounts: A Handbook. 2016.

World Health Organization. Global Strategy on Health Resources for Health: Workforce 2030. 2016.

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HWDB

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Available Data Years
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Type of Year:

First Available Year:
2008
Last Available Year:
2017

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All provinces/territories

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National, Province/Territory, Region

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Varies by type of provider

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Web Tool:
Health workforce data tables
URL: https://www.cihi.ca/en/health-workforce

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Statistics reported may differ from those reported by other organizations due to differences in data collection and reporting methodologies.

Issues of under- and/or over-coverage may vary by type of provider.

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Trending Issues
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Vary by type of provider

Definitions for places of work may change over time and impact comparability.

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Comments
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Please note that the available data years, geographic coverage, reporting level/disaggregation and update frequency vary by type of provider.

“Available data year” can refer to data year (for nurses) or to reporting year (for occupational therapists, physiotherapists and pharmacists).

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