CIHI Portal: Support

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Looking for CIHI Portal support? To become a Portal user, contact us for a personalized needs assessment.
If you are already a registered Portal user, you have several options.

  • Browse our Frequently Asked Questions, or ask a question about creating or modifying reports in Portal with eQuery.
  • Join a User Community session. These analytically focused sessions are open to all Portal users and are held on the last Wednesday of every second month of the fiscal year, starting in May. Topics and questions of interest to users are addressed during these web conferences.
  • Schedule one-on-one time with a Portal Services senior analyst and use CIHI Portal to the fullest.

View our latest release documents

  • Portal Release 11.13: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016–2017; new DAD prompted metrics; new NACRS filters & templates; retired NACRS objects; change to History List setting; and enhancement to dashboard functionality
  • Portal Release 11.12: Release of NRS 2016-2017 Q2 data 
  • Portal Release 11.11: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016–2017 and updated CAPHC-CPDSN attributes
  • Portal Release 11.10: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016-2017; regrouped 2015-2016 data; and fix to anaesthetic technique category assignments
  • Portal Release 11.9: Release of new NRS rehabilitation time metrics
  • Portal Release 11.8: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2016-2017 and fixes to attribute look-up tables
  • Portal Release 11.7: Release of NRS 2016-2017 Q1 data
  • Portal Release 11.6: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2015–2016 and 2016–2017; closure of fiscal year 2015–2016; and MicroStrategy upgrade
  • Portal Release 11.5: Updated PCCF and population data
  • Portal Release 11.4: Updated DAD and NACRS data for 2015–2016 and 2016-2017

Browse our PDF iconArchived Portal Historical Release Notes: Summary (in English, with releases 8.1 and beyond available in English and French) or contact us at to request historical release notes not available on this page.

Data release and downtime schedule
Project Release Date Downtimes
DAD 15th business day of the month 14th and 15th business days of the month
NACRS 15th business day of the month 14th and 15th business days of the month
NRS Quarterly (Aug., Nov., Feb., May) Quarterly (Aug., Nov., Feb., May)
CMDB To be determined (Q4 2016-2017) To be determinded (Q4 2016-2017)

CIHI Portal metadata documents

Learn more about the data found in CIHI Portal with these metadata documents:

Learn more about available data , including data years and grouping methodology.

Additional support documents

Visit CIHI’s Classification and Coding resource page to learn more about data classification codes and standards and how to apply them.

Use CIHI's accessibility request form to request CIHI documentation in an accessible format.