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Data Holding Title Year Description
DAD Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) Submission Manual 2015-2016 2015-2016

Provide an overview of the DAD and NACRS data submission protocols and rules, including how to submit original records as well as corrections and deletions.

DAD Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) Submission Manual 2017-2018 2017-2018

This manual provides an overview of the data submission protocols and rules for the Discharge Abstract Database and National Ambulatory Care Reporting System, including how to submit original records, corrections and deletions.

DAD 2018–2019 changes to data collection requirements for DAD and NACRS 2017

Update on changes to data collection requirements for DAD and NACRS

DAD 2018–2019 Updates to Care Transitions

Highlights of revisions to care transitions data collection requirements for 2018–2019, specifically changes made to the DAD Discharge Dispositions and NACRS Visit Dispositions data elements.

HCRS Home and Continuing Care Medication List 2017-2018 2017

Medications commonly prescribed in home and continuing care settings.

HCRS Home and Continuing Care (HCC) Language Codes, 2017-2018 2016

A pick-list of standard CIHI language codes used in home and continuing care settings.

HMDB Public Submission Guidelines for Updating ICD-10-CA and CCI 2015

CIHI has established this public submission process to enhance accessibility to the updating process by all who are involved or interested in Canadian health care data.

HMHDB Public Submission Guidelines for Updating ICD-10-CA and CCI 2015

CIHI has established this public submission process to enhance accessibility to the updating process by all who are involved or interested in Canadian health care data.

HWDB Health Human Resources Minimum Data Set Guide: Text File Format 2013

Standards for collecting, processing and reporting health human resources data.

HWDB Regulated Nurses Database Data Element List 2013

List of data elements on supply, distribution and practice characteristics of the three groups of regulated nursing professionals in Canada.

HWDB Occupational Therapist Database Manual, Version 3.0 2013

Data submission specifications and data dictionary for the Occupational Therapist Database (OTDB) at CIHI.

HWDB Physiotherapist Database Manual, Version 2.0 2013

Data submission specifications and data dictionary for the Physiotherapist Database (PTDB) at CIHI.

HWDB Pharmacist Database Manual, Version 3.0 2013

Data submission specifications and data dictionary for the Pharmacist Database (PDB) at CIHI.

NACRS Public Submission Guidelines for Updating ICD-10-CA and CCI 2015

CIHI has established this public submission process to enhance accessibility to the updating process by all who are involved or interested in Canadian health care data.

NACRS National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) Submission Manual 2015-2016 2015-2016

Provides an overview of the DAD and NACRS data submission protocols and rules, including how to submit original records as well as corrections and deletions

NACRS National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) Submission Manual 2016-2017 2016-2017

Provides an overview of the DAD and NACRS data submission protocols and rules, including how to submit original records as well as corrections and deletions.

NACRS National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS) Submission Manual 2017-2018 2017-2018

Provides an overview of the DAD and NACRS data submission protocols and rules, including how to submit original records as well as corrections and deletions.

NACRS 2018–2019 changes to data collection requirements for DAD and NACRS 2017

Update on changes to data collection requirements for DAD and NACRS

NACRS 2018–2019 Updates to Care Transitions

Highlights of revisions to care transitions data collection requirements for 2018–2019, specifically changes made to the DAD Discharge Dispositions and NACRS Visit Dispositions data elements.

NPDB National Physician Database Data Submission Specifications Manual: Data Elements

Detailed description of the data elements and submission requirements for the National Physician Database.

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