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.
CCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of residents of submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities in 2017–2018.
HCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of clients who received long-term home care services from publicly funded programs in participating jurisdictions in 2017–2018.
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.
The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the burden on caregivers and health care systems.
Dementia in Canada provides a comprehensive look at dementia’s impact on Canada’s health systems, and the challenges seniors living with dementia face at home, in long-term care and in hospitals.
There is no way to prevent all types of dementia; however, having a healthy lifestyle and managing chronic conditions help improve overall health and reduce the risk.
This document explains the methodology used for the report Dementia in Canada.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
People caring for seniors with dementia put in more hours, are more likely to feel distress.
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 a summary of the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) grouping methodology.
Provides an overview of the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) grouping methodology.
Suggested Learning and Development for the interRAI instrument in continuing care.
Info sheet describing the Health Based Allocation Model Inpatient Group methodology at CIHI.
Information for clients who are interested in implementing the interRAI Home Care assessment system.
Information for clients who are interested in implementing the interRAI Long-Term Care Facilities assessment system.