Information on the quality of the data for the relevant fiscal year, as well as on major historical changes to the database.
Review the composition of the Hospital Mental Health Database, data quality and other information relevant to data users.
Get detailed information on the Hospital Mental Health Database data elements.
Number and percentage of induced abortions reported by Canadian hospitals and clinics in 2017.
Inpatient rehabilitation clients reporting an improvement of pain at discharge.
Length of stay and length of stay efficiency of inpatient rehabilitation clients.
Median length of stay in inpatient rehabilitation.
Primary services referred to after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation.
Demographic characteristics of inpatient rehabilitation clients.
Function scores of inpatient rehabilitation clients.
Days waiting for admission to inpatient rehabilitation.
Distribution of days waiting for admission to inpatient rehabilitation.
2 front-line workers share their perspectives on Canada's opioid crisis in conjunction with some of the key findings in CIHI's new report Opioid-Related Harms in Canada.
Opioids are effective drugs that play an important role in pain management for many Canadians. Our data shows that rates of harm due to opioid poisoning continue to rise across Canada — hospitalizations have increased by 27% over the past 5 years. Find out more about opioid poisoning and our work on opioids.
Inpatient hospitalization statistics are obtained from CIHI's national Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB) and Discharge Abstract Database (DAD). Emergency department visits are sourced from the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS).
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.
3 Canadian women share their experiences with palliative care and compare them with some of the findings of CIHI's new report Access to Palliative Care in Canada. Read their stories.
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.