CIHI renewed its vision, mandate and values in 2012.
Since 1994, we have played a unique role in Canada’s health care system. Working with our partners, we have
Better data. Better decisions. Healthier Canadians.
Read more about our plan for the future in our 2012 to 2017 Strategic Plan.
To lead the development and maintenance of comprehensive and integrated health information that enables sound policy and effective health system management that improve health and health care.
Respect, integrity, collaboration, excellence, innovation.
Take a closer look at our 2012 to 2017 Strategic Plan to find out how we live our values.
Four elements reflect our culture and are critical to our success:
Read more about the elements that make up our foundation in our 2012 to 2017 Strategic Plan.
We work with our stakeholders to create and maintain a broad range of health databases, measurements and standards. We also help them better understand and use our evidence-based insight and analyses in their day-to-day decision-making. We develop reports and analyses from our own data and other data sources.
We do all of this in a way that ensures privacy and value for Canadians and the Canadian health care system.
Featured content on vision and mandate
Annual Report: A look back at activities and operations in 2013–2014.
2012 to 2017 Strategic Plan: CIHI’s plans for the next five years.
Products and Services Guide: Find out what’s available from CIHI.
Every province and territory across Canada collects health data—so what makes CIHI’s data different? Our data provides you with the ability to compare your data with other data collected from across the country—without the ability to compare you wouldn’t know where you stood. It also enables you to learn from leading practices.
At CIHI, our work is challenging and constantly evolving. We make it a priority to understand and celebrate the contribution of each and every one of our talented staff members. We are a respected name in the national dialogue about health and health care, and we’re poised for growth as governments continue to invest in making the system more effective.