Information about recent and upcoming CIHI releases, as well as new and notable initiatives from our partners.
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.
The overall amount of opioids Canadians are getting in prescriptions is dropping, while the number of prescriptions for the drugs is rising amid the opioid crisis, new CIHI data shows.
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.
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.
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
How much do Canadians spend on drugs? Learn more about prescribed drug spending at a glance.
Methodology information to help users better understand and interpret the analysis in the Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada report.
Top 100 drug classes in terms of public drug program spending and rate of use for 9 provinces, 1 territory and 1 federal program.
International comparisons of pharmaceutical spending using data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
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.
Provides pan-Canadian, comparable information on mortality and readmission outcomes following common cardiac procedures.
Supplementary data tables for the Cardiac Care Quality Indicators Report. Reporting is at the Canadian, provincial and cardiac care centre levels.
The results of a recent reabstraction study and subsequent data quality reviews have revealed some discrepancies with the coding of infections.
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.
This educational roadmap provides the resources to help current users of ICD‑10‑CA/CCI to enhance their skill sets and knowledge relating to coding and classification.
This poster provides an initial look at a growing source of information about patients’ post-stroke function and their subsequent discharge destinations following acute care.
Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016–2017, new NACRS data for 2017–2018, DAD and NACRS regrouped 2012–2013 to 2015–2016 historical data, DAD and NACRS regrouped 2016–2017 open-year data, DAD and NACRS annual changes, and new DAD and NACRS Statistical Area Classification (SAC Type) attributes.
Release of NRS 2016–2017 Q4 data
New DAD data for 2017–2018, updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016–2017 (including updated 2016–2017 open-year data regrouped to the 2017 methodologies), updated NACRS data for 2017–2018 and updated CAPHC-CPDSN attributes