Data Briefs

Have suggestions on publications? Submit your suggestion below.

The Health Council regularly receives and analyzes data from health system stakeholders as part of a particular request or as part of our routine system review processes.  In support of our mandate to educate the public on health system matters, we occasionally publish data analyses and reports on system trends, the links for which can be found below.

Suggestions for data analysis may be submitted using the online Data Analytics Suggestion Form.

Please note, submissions will not be acknowledged individually and suggestions are not guaranteed to be acted on.  Selected analyses will be published in the table below.

If you have any questions or wish clarification, please email

Request TopicsData Year(s)Date CompletedUtilisationExpenditureSpecialty AreaOther
Paediatric Cancer 2017-202025 June 21xxDiagnoses
Intellectual Disabilities2017-201930 April 20xDiagnoses
Podiatry HTA2017-201816 Oct 18xxProvider Type
Paediatric Dental20177 Aug 18xx
Cardio Rehab2017 - 201816 Oct 18xx
Plethysmography2017-201816 Oct 18xx
XRT Brachytherapy 2014-201816 Oct 18xDiagnoses
XRT Brachytherapy2014-201816 Oct 18x
Pulmonology2017-201816 Oct 18xxxProvider Type
Emergency Room 2017 -201816 Oct 18xx
CGM & CSII2017 - 201816 Oct 18xx
Rheumatology2017-201816 Oct 18xxxPharmaceuticals
Asthma201713 Dec 17xxPharmaceuticals
Chiropractic2017 - 201816 Oct 18xx
Colostomy201816 Oct 18
Massage Therapy 2017-201816 Oct 18xx
Birth/Delivery2014-201816 Oct 18xx
5 Domains of Care201719 Feb 18xx
Laboratory Claims2014-20177 Nov 17x
Dental Data201816 Oct 18Market Research
Palliative Care2017-201816 Oct 18xx
Physiotherapy2017-201816 Oct 18xx
Urology20178 Feb 18xx
Pain Management201717 Nov 17xx
Telemedicine2017-201816 Oct 18x
Cryotherapy2017-201816 Oct 18x
Psychotherapy201715 Nov 17xx
Medical Nutrition201715 Nov 17xx
Massage Therapy201715 Nov 17xx
Dysphagia201816 Oct 18xx
Mammography201816 Oct 18xx
Allied Health2017- 20214 Aug 21x
Cancer Expenditure2014-20204 Aug 21xx
Commonly Prescribed Drugs2020-20214 Aug 21Pharmaceuticals
Stroke2018-20214 Aug 21x
Telehealth20207 Sept 21xDiagnoses
Expenditure for General Practice (GP)20211 April 21x
Common Health Conditions202231 January 1 x
Data Suggestion - Coronary Angiograms20211 April to 31Marchxxx
Data Analytics on outpatient total knee and hip replacement2020-202231 January 2022x
Additional cost related to overseas treatments2020-202226 September 2022xx
Data Analytics on outpatient selected mental health conditions2020-202226 September 2022xx
Data Analytics on mental health in the community2020-202113 January 2021xx