As a national organization, we believe pan-Canadian standards are the cornerstone of high-quality, meaningful health information.
Working with our stakeholders, we take a lead role in developing and implementing national standards to enhance the consistency and accuracy of Canadian health care information. For example, working with jurisdictions and Canada Health Infoway, we developed and released
The standards used in each of CIHI’s data holdings form part of that data holding’s metadata.
Further information can be found about the following standards:
Yes. The Data Quality Framework assists in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of a database. The Framework will not assign your database with a mark of “pass” or “fail”. Instead, through a comprehensive assessment, it will help inform you, or the users of your data of the data quality of your databases and any limitations to be considered in analyzing the data.
General Questions about the Data Request Process
Data Quality Framework Document Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to frequently asked questions about the MIS Standards