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Our Data and Information Quality Program is recognized internationally for its comprehensiveness and high standards . We work with our data suppliers and users to ensure we continue to be a trusted source of health information that meets the broadening needs of our stakeholders.

In addition to the resources below, key reference information about CIHI’s data sources and indicators is available.

 

Data Quality by Data Holding

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Data Holding Title Year Description
DAD Discharge Abstract Database Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications, 2015–2016 2015–2016

Open-year data quality tests performed on the DAD in 2015–2016, along with the rules, selection criteria and data elements used.

DAD Discharge Abstract Database Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications, 2014–2015 2015

Open-year data quality tests performed on the DAD in 2014–2015, along with the rules, selection criteria and data elements used.

DAD Discharge Abstract Database Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications, 2012–2013 2013

Open-year data quality tests performed on the DAD in 2012–2013, along with the rules, selection criteria and data elements used.

DAD Job Aid: Alternate Level of Care Diagnosis List: Clarification of Use, 2016 2016

The importance of getting ALC data right and how to resolve problems related to medical facilities and health care.

DAD Job Aid: Changes to Z-Codes Allowable With Alternate Level of Care Service 99 — 2016 2016

Z-code changes to coding and abstracting within the context of ALC.

DAD Data Quality Documentation, Hospital Morbidity Database — Current-Year Information, 2015–2016 2015–2016

Information on the quality of the data file for the relevant fiscal year.

DAD Data Quality Documentation, Discharge Abstract Database — Current-Year Information, 2015–2016 2015–2016

Current-Year Information is produced on a yearly basis and provides information on the quality of the data file for the relevant fiscal year.

DAD Data Quality Documentation, Discharge Abstract Database — Current-Year Information, 2016–2017 2017

Current-Year Information report is produced on a yearly basis and provides information on the quality of the data file for the given fiscal year.

HMDB Data Quality Documentation, Discharge Abstract Database — Current-Year Information, 2014–2015 2014-2015

Information on the quality of the data file for the relevant fiscal year.

HMDB Data Quality Documentation, Discharge Abstract Database — Current-Year Information, 2013–2014 2013–2014

Information on the quality of the data file for the relevant fiscal year.

HMDB Data Quality Documentation, Discharge Abstract Database — Current-Year Information, 2012–2013 2012–2013

Information on the quality of the data file for the relevant fiscal year.

HMDB Data Quality Documentation, Discharge Abstract Database — Current-Year Information, 2011–2012 2011–2012

Information on the quality of the data file for the relevant fiscal year.

HMDB Data Quality Documentation, Discharge Abstract Database — Current-Year Information, 2010–2011 2010–2011

Information on the quality of the data file for the relevant fiscal year.

HMDB Data Quality Documentation, Discharge Abstract Database — Current-Year Information, 2009–2010 2009–2010

Information on the quality of the data file for the relevant fiscal year.

HMDB Quality Assurance Processes Applied to the Discharge Abstract and Hospital Morbidity Databases 2008

Processes for quality assurance of the DAD and HMDB.

HMDB Data Quality Documentation, Hospital Morbidity Database — Multi-Year Information 2011–2012

Information on the quality of and major historical changes to the data file.

HMDB Job Aid: Alternate Level of Care Diagnosis List: Clarification of Use, 2016 2016

The importance of getting ALC data right and how to resolve problems related to medical facilities and health care.

HMDB Job Aid: Changes to Z-Codes Allowable With Alternate Level of Care Service 99 — 2016 2016

Z-code changes to coding and abstracting within the context of ALC.

HMDB Data Quality Documentation, Hospital Morbidity Database — Current-Year Information, 2015–2016 2015–2016

Information on the quality of the data file for the relevant fiscal year.

HMDB Data Quality Documentation, Discharge Abstract Database — Current-Year Information, 2015–2016 2015–2016

Current-Year Information is produced on a yearly basis and provides information on the quality of the data file for the relevant fiscal year.

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