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Understanding Variability in the Cost of a Standard Hospital Stay

June 13, 2017

Cost of a Standard Hospital Stay (CSHS) is a key financial indicator. Observed variability in the CSHS is explored by considering such things as staff mix, teaching status and facility size.

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Health Spending All of Canada excluding Quebec Acute Care Acute Care Inpatient PDF

MIS Patient Cost Database Methodology

May 17, 2017

This document is a comprehensive methodology that describes allocation and cost distribution per patient visit for comparisons and decision-making on resource consumption and performance.

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Health Spending All of Canada excluding Quebec
Data Quality
Indicators
Standards
Acute Care Inpatient Inpatient Specialized Care PDF

Defining High Users in Acute Care: An Examination of Different Approaches

July 8, 2015

An examination of different indicators used to assess the level of health care utilization of different groups of patients.

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Health Spending All of Canada
Indicators
Acute Care PDF

Pan-Canadian Forum on High Users of Health Care: Summary Report 

July 14, 2014

An examination of different indicators used to assess the level of health care utilization of different groups of patients.

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Health Spending All of Canada
Indicators
Acute Care Inpatient
Physicians
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Canadian Patient Cost Database Privacy Impact Assessment

November 6, 2012

A summary of privacy implications associated with CIHI's Canadian Patient Cost Database Upgrade Project.

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Health Spending Alberta British Columbia Ontario
Privacy and Security
Acute Care Inpatient PDF

Giving Birth in Canada: The Costs

April 26, 2006

Costs associated with delivering maternity and infant care in Canada.

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Health Spending All of Canada
Indicators
Hospital Care PDF