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.
This information sheet provides an overview of the Resource Utilization Group version III (RUG-III) grouping methodology.
Technical specifications for interRAI's standardized outputs from CIHI's Continuing Care Reporting System.
An overview of the Continuing Care Reporting System data submission process, including examples.
A range of ICD-10-CA codes to help clinical staff complete the RAI-MDS 2.0 to code health conditions in continuing care facilities.
Interactive Wait Times tool to explore benchmarks for treatment and wait times across Canada.
Data about wait times in Canada: priority procedure wait times and access to health care.
Technical notes outlining the methodology used in the production of Wait Times for Priority Procedures in Canada, 2017.
CIHI's Home and Continuing Care eBulletin brings you news, events, information, upcoming submission deadlines and more.
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.
Frequently asked questions about clinical coding in continuing and residential care.
Details of the interRAI Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCF) outcome scales used in the Continuing Care Reporting System (CCRS).
A description of the interRAI LTCF data element Activities of Daily Living (G1).
A description of the interRAI LTCF Medication Guidelines data element (N1).
A description of the interRAI LTC Functional Rehabilitation/Walking Program data element (O3e).
A description of the interRAI LTCF Therapy Services data elements (O3 a–d, f, g).
A description of the interRAI LTCF Functional Restrictive Devices data element (O7).
Suggested learning pathways for CIHI's continuing care education courses.
An assessment of the rate of ambulance use among stroke and heart attack cases.
Data quality and general reference information about data submitted to the Continuing Care Reporting System.