The admission, discharge and follow-up recording forms include all mandatory and optional data elements for the National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) at CIHI.
The National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) Data Quality Documentation provides users of NRS data with information on its history and composition, as well as on major limitations of the data and appropriate uses.
Get perspectives from decision-makers on improving health system efficiency in Canada. Find the forum discussion notes here.
Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio: Technical Notes, November 2016
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.
Summary of data holding availability by jurisdiction and by year for all CIHI databases.
A report that compares Canada's international performance in premature mortality, measured by potential years of life lost, with the performance of 17 other high-income countries.
Infographic showing that the hospitalization gap for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by income has widened over time.
The full data set accompanies the report and tool Canada’s International Health System Performance Over 50 Years: Examining Potential Years of Life Lost.
Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.
A tool that compares leading causes of premature death due to cancer, heart disease, stroke and external causes, over a 50-year period, in 18 high-income countries.
Benefits of the Hospital Harm project to patient safety.
Examine the population health approach within the context of Canada's health care systems to stimulate dialogue and intersectoral action.
A description of methods for the report Improving Health System Efficiency in Canada: Perspectives of Decision-Makers.
An estimation of efficiency at the regional level and examination of factors related to variations in health system efficiency.