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December 12, 2018
2 front-line workers share their perspectives on Canada's opioid crisis in conjunction with some of the key findings in CIHI's new report Opioid-Related Harms in Canada. 
December 12, 2018
Opioids are effective drugs that play an important role in pain management for many Canadians. Our data shows that rates of harm due to opioid poisoning continue to rise across Canada — hospitalizations have increased by 27% over the past 5 years. Find out more about opioid poisoning and our work on opioids.
November 29, 2018
Inpatient hospitalization statistics are obtained from CIHI's national Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB) and Discharge Abstract Database (DAD). Emergency department visits are sourced from the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS).
November 14, 2018
The Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) is routinely analyzed for data quality issues during the submission year and after database closure. Suspect findings are communicated back to the submitting facilities for investigation and correction while the database is still open for submission
November 14, 2018
Open-year data quality tests performed on NACRS in 2018–2019, including the rules, patient care types, submission levels, selection criteria and data elements used.
November 8, 2018
This report highlights comparable estimates of opioid use and harms in Canada and Australia from CIHI and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
July 5, 2018
Emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma from 2012–2013 to 2016–2017. 
June 19, 2018
Get detailed information on the Hospital Mental Health Database data elements.
May 18, 2018
A document listing the mandatory and optional data elements required to support the collection of comprehensive pan-Canadian oncology drug data.
May 17, 2018
A document listing the mandatory and optional data elements required to support the collection of comprehensive pan-Canadian oncology drug data.
May 17, 2018
These data tables examine the number and types of drugs prescribed and potentially inappropriate drug use among seniors in Canada.
May 17, 2018
Read this report to find out about the number and types of drugs prescribed, potentially inappropriate drug use and drug use in long-term care facilities among seniors in Canada.
May 17, 2018
Although seniors make up only 17% of the Canadian population, they are estimated to account for roughly 40% of all spending on prescribed drugs. Find out more about drug use among seniors in Canada on this page. 
April 19, 2018
Inpatient hospitalization statistics — volumes and average length of stay by sex, age group and province/territory — are available from 1995–1996 onward in the Inpatient Quick Stats.
April 19, 2018
Selected childbirth indicators by province/territory and health region are available from 2001–2002 onward in the Childbirth Quick Stats.
April 19, 2018
See the top 10 reasons for hospitalizations and surgeries, as well as data on in-hospital births, standardized hospitalization rates and average length of stay. 
April 19, 2018
Learn about 2016–2017 hospitalization rates, in-hospital births and the top reasons for hospitalizations and surgeries in these Excel files from our DAD and HMDB databases.
February 16, 2018
Comparative list of 2018–2019 mandatory and optional data elements for DAD acute inpatient and day surgery abstracts.
February 14, 2018
This report provides information on the quality of the data file found in the Hospital Morbidity Database for 2016–2017.
February 8, 2018
This document highlights how Canada compares to 11 similar countries in the 2017 international health policy survey of seniors.
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