“Medical tourism” is the term commonly used to describe when people intentionally travel outside their home province or country to receive privatized medical care.
This summary document provides key findings from the latest annual statistics from the Canadian Organ Replacement Register (CORR) at the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). The statistics examine characteristics of and trends in dialysis, transplantation, donation and patient outcomes in Canada over the decade 2006 to 2015.
Get an overview of the following topics that supplement the tables and figures: Canadian Organ Replacement Register board of directors List of Canadian transplant hospitals, renal programs and independent health facilities providing dialysis to chronic renal failure patients as reported to CORR List of Canadian organ procurement organizations Glossary and acronyms Analytical methods Primary diagnoses captured by CORR
The 2017–2018 specifications apply as of April 1, 2017, for data collection. The Home Care Reporting System and HCRS — Contact Assessment will be ready to receive data as of June 5, 2017.
CIHI's Home and Continuing Care eBulletin brings you news, events, information, upcoming submission deadlines and more.
Get perspectives from decision-makers on improving health system efficiency in Canada. Find the forum discussion notes here.
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.
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.
Information on the System for Classification of In-Patient Psychiatry (SCIPP) grouping and weighting methodologies.
The Ontario Mental Health Reporting System (OMHRS) Interpreting SWPD Reports Guide assists facilities in reviewing their facility specific System for the Classification of In-Patient Psychiatry (SCIPP) Weighted Patient Day (SWPD) reports. Find this product listed in the Ontario Mental Health Reporting System (OMHRS) Supporting Documentation product series in our eStore.
Highlights of prescription drug data availability, recent analytic products and related reports.