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Dialysis Capacity

The Ontario Renal Network conducts capacity assessments to inform the planning for chronic kidney disease infrastructure. Our capacity planning model projects a growth in the number of people who will need chronic dialysis in Ontario over the next 10 years. The amount of projected growth differs between Regional Renal Programs.

Figure 1

Data Source:
Ontario Renal Reporting System

Notes:
Parts of this report are based on data and information provided by ICES, which is funded by an annual grant from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). The analyses, conclusions, opinions and statements expressed herein are those of the author(s), and not necessarily those of ICES and funding sources. No endorsement by ICES or the Ontario MOHLTC is intended or should be inferred.

This forecast is based on current inputs to the model like travel patterns, historical home rates and LHIN sub-region growth rates. As a result, any changes to the inputs will alter the forecast.

Figure 2

Data Source:
Ontario Renal Reporting System
Ontario Health Insurance Plan Claims History Database

Note:
Parts of this report are based on data and information provided by ICES, which is funded by an annual grant from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). The analyses, conclusions, opinions and statements expressed herein are those of the author(s), and not necessarily those of ICES and funding sources. No endorsement by ICES or the Ontario MOHLTC is intended or should be inferred.

Glossary:
GRH - Grand River Hospital
HHS - Halton Healthcare Services
HRR - Humber River Hospital
HSN - Health Sciences North
JHH - St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
KGH - Kingston Health Sciences Centre
LHC - Lakeridge Health
LHS - London Health Sciences Centre
MAH - Mackenzie Health
NBH - North Bay Regional Health Centre
NHS - Niagara Health System
OSM - Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital
PET - Peterborough Regional Health Centre
RVH - Royal Victoria Hospital
RVV - Renfrew Victoria Hospital
SAH - Sault Area Hospital
SAR - Scarborough and Rouge Hospital
SBK - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
SJH - St. Joseph’s Health Centre Toronto
SMH - St. Michael’s Hospital
TBH - Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
TDH - Timmins and District Hospital
THP - Trillium Health Partners
TOH - The Ottawa Hospital
UHN - University Health Network
WOH - William Osler Health System
WRH - Windsor Regional Hospital

Data Table for Figure 1

Projected Total Chronic Dialysis Patient Volume in Ontario, by Fiscal Year, 2017/18 to 2027/28 (includes all in-facility and home modalities)
Fiscal Year Chronic Dialysis Patients
2017/18 12344
2018/19 12691
2019/20 13002
2020/21 13330
2021/22 13677
2022/23 14008
2023/24 14326
2024/25 14657
2025/26 14997
2026/27 15324
2027/28 15645

Data Source:
Ontario Renal Reporting System

Notes:
Parts of this report are based on data and information provided by ICES, which is funded by an annual grant from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). The analyses, conclusions, opinions and statements expressed herein are those of the author(s), and not necessarily those of ICES and funding sources. No endorsement by ICES or the Ontario MOHLTC is intended or should be inferred.

This forecast is based on current inputs to the model like travel patterns, historical home rates and LHIN sub-region growth rates. As a result, any changes to the inputs will alter the forecast.

Data Table for Figure 2

Chronic Dialysis Patients in Ontario (all Modalities), Projected in 2017/18 vs. in 2027/28
Regional Renal Program Projected 2017/18 Volume Projected 2027/28 Volume
GRH 555 582
HHS 296 371
HRR 561 637
HSN 284 301
JHH 655 755
KGH 535 715
LHC 452 600
LHS 835 1000
MAH 585 754
NBH 81 111
NHS 497 620
OSM 222 290
PET 313 343
RVH 124 162
RVV 96 97
SAH 116 137
SAR 978 1327
SBK 356 460
SJH 273 312
SMH 581 740
TBH 383 596
TDH 47 47
THP 774 1236
TOH 934 1006
UHN 644 782
WOH 649 978
WRH 386 512

Data Source:
Ontario Renal Reporting System
Ontario Health Insurance Plan Claims History Database

Notes:
Parts of this report are based on data and information provided by ICES, which is funded by an annual grant from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). The analyses, conclusions, opinions and statements expressed herein are those of the author(s), and not necessarily those of ICES and funding sources. No endorsement by ICES or the Ontario MOHLTC is intended or should be inferred.

Glossary:
GRH - Grand River Hospital
HHS - Halton Healthcare Services
HRR - Humber River Hospital
HSN - Health Sciences North
JHH - St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
KGH - Kingston Health Sciences Centre
LHC - Lakeridge Health
LHS - London Health Sciences Centre
MAH - Mackenzie Health
NBH - North Bay Regional Health Centre
NHS - Niagara Health System
OSM - Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital
PET - Peterborough Regional Health Centre
RVH - Royal Victoria Hospital
RVV - Renfrew Victoria Hospital
SAH - Sault Area Hospital
SAR - Scarborough and Rouge Hospital
SBK - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
SJH - St. Joseph’s Health Centre Toronto
SMH - St. Michael’s Hospital
TBH - Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
TDH - Timmins and District Hospital
THP - Trillium Health Partners
TOH - The Ottawa Hospital
UHN - University Health Network
WOH - William Osler Health System
WRH - Windsor Regional Hospital

Figure 1: Projected Total Chronic Dialysis Patient Volume in Ontario, by Fiscal Year, 2017/18 to 2027/28 (includes all in-facility and home modalities)

This line graph shows the number of chronic dialysis patients (all modalities) projected in Ontario in fiscal year 2017/18 and in 2027/2028.

There are 12,344 chronic dialysis patients in Ontario in 2017/18 and this number is projected to grow to 15,645 by 2027/28.

See data table for details.

Figure 2: Chronic Dialysis Patients in Ontario (all Modalities), Projected in 2017/18 Versus in 2027/28

This bar graph shows the number of chronic dialysis patients in each Regional Renal Program projected in fiscal years 2017/18 and 2027/28.

The largest projected growth is expected in Trillium Health Partners, increasing by 462 chronic dialysis patients to 1,236 by 2027/28. The smallest projected growth is in Timmins and District Hospital, with a projected growth of 0 in that time span.

See data table for details.