eQuery tool

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CIHI clients can use eQuery to search an existing repository of questions and answers about data-related topics, including

  • Case Mix inpatient/ambulatory grouping methodologies, indicators and education
  • CIHI Portal
  • Classifications coding (CED-DxS, ICD-10-CA, CCI, Canadian Coding Standards)
    • Canadian Emergency Department Diagnosis Shortlist (CED-DxS)
    • International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision, Canada (ICD-10-CA)
    • Canadian Classification of Health Interventions (CCI)
    • Canadian Coding Standards for Version 2015 ICD-10-CA and CCI
  • Completing the NRS/FIM® assessment
  • Continuing Care Reporting System (CCRS)
  • Inpatient/ambulatory abstracting and education (DAD & NACRS) 
    • Discharge Abstract Database (DAD)
    • National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS)
  • Home Care Reporting System (HCRS)
  • Other (None of the above)

What if I don’t find an answer to my question?

If you don’t find the answer to your question via eQuery search, you can use eQuery to submit a question to CIHI (in English or French) by first choosing the most appropriate topic.

CIHI specialists will respond and may post Q & As that other CIHI clients might find helpful.

eQuery also maintains a report of all questions submitted and answered.

Access to eQuery

Do you have a CIHI profile? If not, register now. New: When you create a CIHI profile, you automatically receive access to eQuery.

Contact us

If you have problems accessing eQuery, send an email to help@cihi.ca.

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