The amount of time most Canadians spend waiting in emergency departments to be admitted to hospital is on the rise. The length of stay for people admitted to hospital in 2016–2017 was up 11% from the year before and almost 17% from 5 years ago, confirming concerns raised by some clinicians working in Canadian medical facilities. Find out more in our latest update.
This Tip for Coders is to provide some guidance on the correct ICD-10-CA classification of multiple hernias where different axes of classification are involved.
Open-year data quality tests performed on NACRS in 2017–2018, including the rules, patient care types, submission levels, selection criteria and data elements used.
CIHI produces annual data quality reports to assess the contribution of each province and territory to 11 of CIHI's databases.
The Analytical Plan presents a rolling picture of CIHI’s new analytical projects, including new indicators and analytical reports, over 2 years
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
How much do Canadians spend on drugs? Learn more about prescribed drug spending at a glance.
Methodology information to help users better understand and interpret the analysis in the Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada report.
How much is spent on health care in Canada? How much is spent in each province? This report examines health spending data derived from CIHI's National Health Expenditure Database (NHEX).
This document explains the methodology associated with the collection and reporting of health spending data in CIHI's National Health Expenditure Database (NHEX).
This technical note provides details about home care spending data captured in CIHI's National Health Expenditure Database (NHEX).
National Health Expenditure Trends, 1975 to 2017 provides an overview of how much is spent on health care annually, in what areas money is spent and on whom, and where the money comes from. It features comparative expenditure data at the provincial/territorial and international levels, as well as Canadian health spending trends from 1975 to the present.
Using drug claims data from CIHI’s National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS), this report will examine the drug classes that contribute to current trends in public drug program spending. Spending reported in the NPDUIS represents two-thirds of the total public drug spending reported in CIHI’s National Health Expenditure Database.
Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.
Provides pan-Canadian, comparable information on mortality and readmission outcomes following common cardiac procedures.
Step-by-step instructions on how to request Analyst or Information Consumer access to CIHI Portal or to change one's type of access.
The results of a recent reabstraction study and subsequent data quality reviews have revealed some discrepancies with the coding of infections.
Visual Crossing upgrade in DAD and NACRS Portal projects.
This information sheet provides an overview of the Resource Utilization Groups version 3 home care (RUG-III HC) grouping methodology.