The admission, discharge and follow-up recording forms include all mandatory and optional data elements for the National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) at CIHI.
The National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) Data Quality Documentation provides users of NRS data with information on its history and composition, as well as on major limitations of the data and appropriate uses.
An in-depth look at public drug program spending in 2015 using drug claims data from the 10 drug programs that submit to CIHI’s National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS) Database.
CIHI's Home and Continuing Care eBulletin brings you news, events, information, upcoming submission deadlines and more.
The Presenting Complaint List (PCL) was developed by the Canadian Emergency Department Information System (CEDIS) Working Group. It includes common symptoms, complaints, problems or reasons for seeking medical care. The Canadian Emergency Department Diagnoses Shortlist (CED-DxS) includes more than 800 diagnoses in common terms, which are mapped to ICD-10-CA codes.
Get perspectives from decision-makers on improving health system efficiency in Canada. Find the forum discussion notes here.
This report examines pan-Canadian trends in hospitalizations due to opioid poisoning related to patient demographics, clinical characteristics and provincial/territorial rates.
Who is being hospitalized and why? How do rates differ across Canada for opioid poisoning? Get answers to these questions and more in this infographic from CIHI.
This study is the first to describe pan-Canadian trends in hospitalizations due to opioid poisoning, including an analysis of emergency department visits in two provinces.
Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio: Technical Notes, November 2016
What are service transfers recorded in Group 08? Find out this and more in this article on recording service transfers in the Discharge Abstract Database.
On November 30, 2016, the long-term care indicators in the Your Health System web tool were updated to include 2015–2016 data. Learn about this and more.
This report introduces the work undertaken to develop a new measure of hospital harm that is linked to evidence-informed practices.
A summary of results from a reabstraction study on DAD data, providing an assessment of coding quality, with a particular focus on data used to measure patient safety.
Catalogue of patient safety information in CIHI's data holdings and publicly available products.
Measuring patient harm in Canadian hospitals to improve patient safety.
Framework, general methodology, definition of clinical groups, diagnosis type and cluster.
Hospital Harm measure definition, scope, data source and framework.
Frequently asked questions related to the Hospital Harm project, including information on the new measure, associated improvement resource and pan-Canadian findings.