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.
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.
An infographic highlighting data related to emergency department visits for sport-related brain injuries in Ontario and Alberta.
Emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma from 2012–2013 to 2016–2017.
This analysis examines Canadian trends in opioid and benzodiazepine prescribing between 2012 and 2017. It builds on the report Pan-Canadian Trends in the Prescribing of Opioids, 2012 to 2016.
These data tables are a companion product to Pan-Canadian Trends in the Prescribing of Opioids and Benzodiazepines, 2012 to 2017; the data is meant to help facilitate user research and analysis.
CIHI provides data on the quality of cardiac care in Canada. View reports on quality indicators and access data on other indicators related to cardiac care.