This report assesses the current status of the New Brunswick health system’s efforts in terms of prevention or management of chronic health conditions. The report describes key elements for optimal quality of service and analyzes several indicators to provide an understanding of the current quality of service with an emphasis on efficiency and effectiveness.
The Cost of Chronic Health Conditions to New Brunswick provides a specific illustration of the sustainability challenge to New Brunswick's health system. The increasing prevalence of multiple chronic health conditions is a significant contributor to New Brunswick’s rising health system costs, and current resource allocations are unlikely to reduce the increase. This will require an emphasis on comprehensive community health services and targeted, sustainable multi-year funding growth.
The Population Health Snapshot presents key indicators on the health status, determinants of health, demographics, chronic health conditions and hospital admissions of all seven New Brunswick health zones.
This report highlights population health trends and the provincial health system's inadequate response to these trends.
This report presents the results of the NBHC's home care survey, which seeks to provide baseline data that can help decision-makers establish benchmarks for New Brunswick and monitor quality improvement initiatives over time.
This brief looks at the need to improve the state of youth mental health in the province. It outlines the concept of resilience and the improvement of protective factors as a potential avenue to improve youth mental health.