Inpatient hospitalization statistics — volumes and average length of stay by sex, age group and province/territory — are available from 1995–1996 onward in the Inpatient Quick Stats.
Selected childbirth indicators by province/territory and health region are available from 2001–2002 onward in the Childbirth Quick Stats.
See the top 10 reasons for hospitalizations and surgeries, as well as data on in-hospital births, standardized hospitalization rates and average length of stay.
Learn about 2016–2017 hospitalization rates, in-hospital births and the top reasons for hospitalizations and surgeries in these Excel files from our DAD and HMDB databases.
Key information on 2015–2016 inpatient hospitalizations, surgeries and childbirth indicators are provided in a Snapshot and data tables.
Wait times for priority procedures, including provincial data in 5 priority areas: cancer treatment, cardiac care, diagnostic imaging, joint replacement and sight restoration.
Fewer Canadians received surgery for cataracts and hip and knee replacements within the recommended wait times in 2017 compared with 2015, CIHI analysis shows.
Job aid to help health information management (HIM) professionals resolve coding challenges.
Comparative list of 2018–2019 mandatory and optional data elements for DAD acute inpatient and day surgery abstracts.
This report provides information on the quality of the data file found in the Hospital Morbidity Database for 2016–2017.
Number and percentage of induced abortions reported by Canadian hospitals and clinics in 2016–2017.
Highlights of revisions to care transitions data collection requirements for 2018–2019, specifically changes made to the DAD Discharge Dispositions and NACRS Visit Dispositions data elements.
Stakeholders can adapt and use this organizing framework for information needs related to medical assistance in dying.
CIHI hosted a second Medical Assistance in Dying Discussion Forum with leaders to explore key priorities and opportunities.
CIHI is committed to working with the federal, provincial and territorial governments to support comparable reporting on medical assistance in dying (MAID).
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.
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.
A joint effort of CIHI, CorHealth and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, this poster explores Ontario’s efforts toward the stroke best practice of providing 180 minutes of daily face-to-face therapy.
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
Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.