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View our latest release documents
- Portal Release 11.17: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016–2017
- Portal Release 11.16: Release of NRS 2016–2017 Q3 data
- Portal Release 11.15: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016–2017; Update to the DAD Patient Dimension Validation reports, DAD Initial Patient Population Validation report and NACRS Initial Patient Population Validation report
- Portal Release 11.14: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016–2017; fix for DAD population prompted report templates; and change to DAD Reproductive Care metric
- Portal Release 11.13: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016–2017; new DAD prompted metrics; new NACRS filters & templates; retired NACRS objects; change to History List setting; and enhancement to dashboard functionality
- Portal Release 11.12: Release of NRS 2016-2017 Q2 data
- Portal Release 11.11: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016–2017 and updated CAPHC-CPDSN attributes
- Portal Release 11.10: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016-2017; regrouped 2015-2016 data; and fix to anaesthetic technique category assignments
- Portal Release 11.9: Release of new NRS rehabilitation time metrics
- Portal Release 11.8: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016-2017 and fixes to attribute look-up tables
Browse our Archived Portal Historical Release Notes: Summary (in English, with releases 8.1 and beyond available in English and French) or contact us at email@example.com to request historical release notes not available on this page.
|DAD||15th business day of the month||14th and 15th business days of the month|
|NACRS||15th business day of the month||14th and 15th business days of the month|
|NRS||Quarterly (Aug., Nov., Feb., May)||Quarterly (Aug., Nov., Feb., May)|
|CMDB||To be determined (Q4 2016-2017)||To be determinded (Q4 2016-2017)|
CIHI Portal metadata documents
Learn more about the data found in CIHI Portal with these metadata documents:
- Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) Meta Data Dictionary
- National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) Meta Data Dictionary
- National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) Meta Data Dictionary
- Canadian MIS Database (CMDB) (XLSX)
Learn more about available data , including data years and grouping methodology.
Additional support documents
Visit CIHI’s Classification and Coding resource page to learn more about data classification codes and standards and how to apply them.