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.
Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.
This presentation provides insight into how to use the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) case-mix system for organizational decision support.
This resource document provides guidelines on how to use the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) case-mix system for organizational decision support.
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.
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.
Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio: Technical Notes, November 2016
Info sheet describing the Health Based Allocation Model Inpatient Group methodology at CIHI.
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 2016–2017 inpatient hospitalizations, surgeries and childbirth indicators are provided in a Snapshot and data tables.
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.