Your Health System
A one-of-a-kind tool with an array of health system data on hospitals, long-term care facilities and the health of Canadians across the country
View comparable and interactive data for Canadians using indicators at national, provincial/territorial, regional, city and facility levels. More than 600 Canadian hospitals and 1,600 long-term care facilities can be examined.
Explore indicators representing 5 themes that Canadians told us were important to them, presented with clear, easy-to-read infographics and plain language.
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Your Health System updates
- To keep Your Health System relevant and useful, CIHI regularly updates results with the latest year of data available. Get a list of the indicators and contextual measures that have been refreshed in the latest release.
- Metadata, including indicator definitions and methodologies, is available in the Indicator Library. Links to indicator results can also be accessed there.
Your Health System information
The In Depth section of Your Health System features results for some indicators also reported through the Health Indicators Interactive Tool; that tool also includes indicators previously available in the Health Indicators print reports.
The Indicator Library, launched in November 2013, contains information for 100 publicly reported indicators on topics ranging from acute care, long-term care and spending to health human resources, mental health and pharmaceuticals.
More indicators will be added in future releases.
The In Depth section of Your Health System was launched in September 2014 and was developed in consultation with stakeholders from across the country. The tool expanded in June 2015 to include indicators and contextual measures from the long-term care sector. Region- and facility-level data users and stakeholders provided feedback on the tool’s design and functionality. Indicators and contextual information were selected with the advice of expert advisory groups
The In Brief section was launched in November 2013. To learn more about its development, read the Public Engagement Summary Report on Health System Performance Measurement.
Like many countries, Canada regularly releases public reports on the performance of its health system. However, consultations with health professionals and system managers in this country revealed that there is confusion with organizations reporting on different measures and little overall coordination.
To better support jurisdictional efforts to improve care and the health of Canadians, CIHI initiated a 3-year plan, from 2012 to 2015, to strengthen its pan-Canadian health system performance reporting. The Your Health System web tool was part of this plan.
For more information related to this initiative