In long-term care, seniors with dementia are at higher risk of being physically restrained and given potentially inappropriate antipsychotic drugs than other seniors. However, policy changes and educational supports have helped spur a decrease in this trend over the past several years.
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.
Benefits of the Hospital Harm project to patient safety.
Uses both fee-for-service and alternative payments data to calculate average clinical payments per physician.