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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
HMHDB HMHDB Hospital Mental Health Database, 2015-2016: User Documentation 2015-2016

Describes the composition of the Hospital Mental Health Database (HMHDB), data quality and other information relevant to data users.

HMHDB Hospital Mental Health Database, 2016–2017: User Documentation 2016-2017

Review the composition of the Hospital Mental Health Database, data quality and other information relevant to data users.

HWDB Regulated Nurses, 2016: Methodology Guide 2016

This document summarizes the strengths and limitations of the nursing data contained in our analytical products and the ways in which it can be effectively used and analyzed. 

HWDB Health Workforce Database, 2016: Methodology Guide 2016

Summarizes the strengths and limitations of the health workforce data contained in our analytical products and the ways in which it can be effectively used and analyzed.

NACRS Data Quality Documentation, National Ambulatory Care Reporting System — Current-Year Information, 2014–2015 2015

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

NACRS Data Quality Documentation, National Ambulatory Care Reporting System — Current-Year Information, 2013–2014 2013–2014

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

NACRS Data Quality Documentation, National Ambulatory Care Reporting System — Current-Year Information, 2012–2013 2012–2013

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

NACRS Data Quality Documentation, National Ambulatory Care Reporting System — Current-Year Information, 2011–2012 2011–2012

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

NACRS Data Quality Documentation, National Ambulatory Care Reporting System — Current-Year Information, 2010–2011 2010–2011

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

NACRS Data Quality Documentation, National Ambulatory Care Reporting System — Current-Year Information, 2009–2010 2009–2010

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

NACRS National Ambulatory Care Reporting System Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications, 2015–2016 2015–2016

Open-year data quality tests performed on NACRS in 2015–2016, including the rules, patient care types, submission levels, selection criteria and data elements used.

NACRS Data Quality Documentation, National Ambulatory Care Reporting System— 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.

NACRS Data Quality Documentation, National Ambulatory Care Reporting System - 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.

NACRS National Ambulatory Care Reporting System Open-Year Data Quality Test Specifications, 2017–2018 2017

Open-year data quality tests performed on NACRS in 2017–2018, including the rules, patient care types, submission levels, selection criteria and data elements used.

NRS National Rehabilitation Reporting System Data Quality Documentation, 2015–2016 2015–2016

Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.

NRS National Rehabilitation Reporting System Data Quality Documentation, 2014–2015 2015

Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.

NRS National Rehabilitation Reporting System Data Quality Documentation, 2013–2014 2013–2014

Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.

NRS National Rehabilitation Reporting System, Data Quality Documentation, 2016–2017 2015–2016

Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.

OMHRS Resident Assessment Instrument–Mental Health (RAI-MH) Outcome Scales Reference Guide old 2015

The Resident Assessment Instrument–Mental Health (RAI-MH) Outcome Scales Reference Guide provides an overview of the calculation for the outcomes scales derived from the RAI-MH assessment.

OMHRS System for Classification of In-Patient Psychiatry (SCIPP) Grouping Methodology: Flow Charts and SAS Code, OMHRS Version 2016–2017 2016-2017

This product describes the System for Classification of In-Patient Psychiatry (SCIPP) grouping methodology through flowcharts and SAS code. This grouping methodology is meant for use with all Ontario Mental Health Reporting System (OMHRS) data. 

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