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Discharge Abstract Database Data Elements, 2018–2019

February 16, 2018

Comparative list of 2018–2019 mandatory and optional data elements for DAD acute inpatient and day surgery abstracts.

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Hospital Care All of Canada
Standards
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2018–2019 Updates to Care Transitions

December 13, 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.

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Hospital Care All of Canada
Data Submission
PPTX

Opioids in Canada

November 22, 2017

CIHI is committed to providing key data on prescription opioids — which include commonly known types such as fentanyl, oxycodone, morphine, codeine and hydromorphone — through a variety of reports and programs.

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Pharmaceuticals

National Ambulatory Care Reporting System Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications, 2017–2018

November 21, 2017

Open-year data quality tests performed on NACRS in 2017–2018, including the rules, patient care types, submission levels, selection criteria and data elements used.

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Hospital Care All of Canada
Data Quality
Hospital Care PDF

Rehabilitation Intensity in Ontario: What Do We Know So Far?

November 10, 2017

A joint effort of CIHI, CorHealth and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, this poster explores Ontario’s efforts toward the stroke best practice of providing 180 minutes of daily face-to-face therapy.

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Hospital Care Inpatient

Discharge Abstract Database Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications 2017–2018

November 8, 2017

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

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Hospital Care All of Canada
Data Quality
Hospital Care PDF

Cardiac Care

October 31, 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. 

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Hospital Care All of Canada
Indicators
Acute Care

Cardiac Care Quality Indicators Report

October 31, 2017

Provides pan-Canadian, comparable information on mortality and readmission outcomes following common cardiac procedures.

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Hospital Care All of Canada
Indicators
Acute Care PDF

Cardiac Care Quality Indicators Report: Data Tables

October 31, 2017

Supplementary data tables for the Cardiac Care Quality Indicators Report. Reporting is at the Canadian, provincial and cardiac care centre levels. 

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Hospital Care All of Canada
Indicators
Acute Care XLSX

Tips for Coders: Infections: Interpretation of This Versus

October 13, 2017

The results of a recent reabstraction study and subsequent data quality reviews have revealed some discrepancies with the coding of infections. 

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Hospital Care All of Canada
Classification
Acute Care Inpatient Day Surgery
Health information management professionals
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Opioid crisis having “significant” impact on Canada’s health care system

September 14, 2017

Approximately 16 Canadians a day are hospitalized due to opioid poisoning — a 19% increase over 2 years ago. Concerns about the effects of illicit drugs and opioids were first raised in Western Canada, but CIHI’s new data shows that hospitalization rates are increasing across most of the country. As hospital stays due to opioid poisoning keep rising, what’s the impact on our health care systems? Find out more in our latest release. 

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