Number and percentage of induced abortions reported by Canadian hospitals and clinics in 2017.
Information about recent and upcoming CIHI substance use releases, as well as new and notable initiatives from our partners.
Inpatient rehabilitation clients reporting an improvement of pain at discharge.
Length of stay and length of stay efficiency of inpatient rehabilitation clients.
Median length of stay in inpatient rehabilitation.
Primary services referred to after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation.
Demographic characteristics of inpatient rehabilitation clients.
Function scores of inpatient rehabilitation clients.
Days waiting for admission to inpatient rehabilitation.
Distribution of days waiting for admission to inpatient rehabilitation.
Last year, fewer opioid prescriptions were written in Canada, but the number of people hospitalized for opioid-related harms continued to climb. Explore the new data from our Opioid Reporting team on prescriptions, and on emergency department visits and hospitalizations due to opioids.
Overview of 2 measures that are commonly used when analyzing prescription opioid utilization trends: defined daily dose (DDD) and morphine milligram equivalence (MME).
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).
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
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.
Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.
Read this evaluation of NSIR-RT, which was pilot-tested by 28 cancer treatment centres. The report focuses on patient safety objectives, client support and the data quality of the RT incident pilot data.
Few Canadians (15%) receive palliative care at home in the last year of life, despite survey results indicating that most Canadians prefer to die at home. Read CIHI's report.
Six additional indicators for acute care hospitals, not available through Your Health System.
An infographic highlighting data related to emergency department visits for sport-related brain injuries in Ontario and Alberta.