Emergency departments give priority to those patients with critical or emergency needs who require timely and highly skilled care.
Cost of a Standard Hospital Stay (CSHS) is a key financial indicator. Observed variability in the CSHS is explored by considering such things as staff mix, teaching status and facility size.
Seniors living with dementia spend more time in the emergency department and have higher rates of hospitalization than other Canadians 65 and older, CIHI analysis shows.
This report highlights comparable estimates of opioid use and harms in Canada and Australia from CIHI and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
This document is a comprehensive methodology that describes allocation and cost distribution per patient visit for comparisons and decision-making on resource consumption and performance.
Take a look at the health system resources that are available for mental health and addictions care in Canada, including financial and physical resources, and health care professionals.
This report describes current and future patient-centred measurement and reporting in Canada. It presents a 5-year plan to achieve the desired future state.
Open-year data quality tests performed on NACRS in 2019–2020, including the test specifications, selection criteria and data elements used.
Open-year data quality tests performed on DAD in 2019–2020, including the test specifications, selection criteria and data elements used.
Standards and protocols for administering the Canadian Patient Experiences Survey — Inpatient Care (CPES-IC).
Frequently asked questions related to the Hospital Harm project, including information on the new measure, associated improvement resource and pan-Canadian findings.