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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
What are service transfers recorded in Group 08? Find out this and more in this article on recording service transfers in the Discharge Abstract Database.
On November 30, 2016, the long-term care indicators in the Your Health System web tool were updated to include 2015–2016 data. Learn about this and more.
This report introduces the work undertaken to develop a new measure of hospital harm that is linked to evidence-informed practices.
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.
Framework, general methodology, definition of clinical groups, diagnosis type and cluster.
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.
Information on the System for Classification of In-Patient Psychiatry (SCIPP) grouping and weighting methodologies.
The Ontario Mental Health Reporting System (OMHRS) Interpreting SWPD Reports Guide assists facilities in reviewing their facility specific System for the Classification of In-Patient Psychiatry (SCIPP) Weighted Patient Day (SWPD) reports. Find this product listed in the Ontario Mental Health Reporting System (OMHRS) Supporting Documentation product series in our eStore.
Highlights of prescription drug data availability, recent analytic products and related reports.
The president's quarterly report and the review of the financial statements as at June 30, 2016.
Coding tip that provides a refresher of the rules for assigning the primary code for a post-intervention condition (PIC). Provides the steps for selecting the minimum set of codes for a PIC.
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.