These data tables provide information on hospitalizations for mental illness or addiction, including separation volumes, hospitalization rates and lengths of stay.
Describes the composition of the Hospital Mental Health Database (HMHDB), data quality and other information relevant to data users.
Information on the quality of the data for the relevant fiscal year, as well as major historical changes to the database.
This information sheet provides an overview of the System for Classification of In-Patient Psychiatry (SCIPP) grouping and weighting methodologies.
The Ontario Mental Health Reporting System Resource Manual, 2017-2018 includes: Guidelines, definitions and codes for completing the RAI-MH minimum data set used in OMHRS; and Detailed specifications for each data element collected in OMHRS.
The purpose of this privacy impact assessment (PIA) is to examine the privacy, confidentiality and security risks associated with the Ontario Mental Health Reporting System (OMHRS).
Figures are based on the primary diagnosis or the diagnosis that contributed most to the patient’s length of stay during that hospitalization period.
Many factors contribute to the observed variations in the analysis of indicators at the provincial/territorial and regional levels. These include, but are not limited to, geography, population health, provincial and regional health service resources, and environmental and socio-economic characteristics. It is important to consider these factors and the effect they may have on indicator results when conducting comparative analyses.
The basic unit of observation is the discharge abstract or the record of an inpatient’s stay in a psychiatrici or general hospital. The discharge abstract is completed at separation (discharge or death). Records are grouped into fiscal years based on the inpatient’s date of separation from the hospital. If an individual was hospitalized more than once in the same fiscal year, a separate record for each stay was submitted. Hence the basic units of observation are events, not unique patients. If an inpatient was admitted prior to the beginning of a fiscal year, the days stayed prior to the year of separation are included in the total days stayed for that event.