Recent Research from the ODPRN

Ontario Prescription Opioid Tool Update

The Ontario Prescription Opioid Tool allows public access to data related to indicators for opioid prescribing in the province. This update includes two new indicators, monthly data from January-March 2018, and a modified layout.

Regional variation in healthcare spending and mortality among senior high-cost healthcare users in Ontario, Canada

This study estimated regional variation in healthcare costs and mortality among incident senior high-cost healthcare users and examined the relationship between health spending and mortality by health districts.

Impact of timing of methadone initiation on perinatal outcomes following delivery among pregnant women on methadone maintenance therapy in Ontario

This study examined whether timing of methadone initiation for pregnant women impacted outcomes for the mother and baby shortly after delivery.

Landscape of Prescription Stimulant Use: Patterns, trends and geographic variation in Ontario, Canada

This report, led by the ODPRN Citizens’ Panel, describes patterns of prescription stimulant use in Ontario over time, by age and gender, and explores how the use of these medications differs across the province.

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