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Health System Performance (HSP) Reference Guide

Welcome to CIHI’s HSP Reference Guide

This interactive tool guides stakeholders to the various tools, reports and products that CIHI offers to support health system performance management. For each offering, there’s a template summary that includes a brief description and characteristics (e.g., geographic coverage, reporting level). The reference guide also points to relevant external resources about Canadian health system performance.

The search feature is organized by HSP Framework dimension. Select Framework Dimension(s) and/or Health Sector(s) to narrow down the list of products and tools shown below.

A static document listing all HSP products and tools is also available: HSP Reference Guide .

HSP Framework Dimensions

Health System Inputs and Characteristics

Health System
Outputs

Social Determinants of Health

Health System Outcomes

Health Sector

CIHI HSP Products/Tools Levels of reporting
National Prov./Terr. Region Facility
Canadian Management Information System (MIS) Database (CMDB) eReports and Quick Stats
CIHI Portal
Continuing Care Reporting System eReports
and Quick Stats
DAD in Your Health System: Insight and DAD/HMDB Quick Stats Not applicable
Health Care in Canada Not applicable
Health Indicators e-Publication and Health Indicators Reports Not applicable
Health Indicators Interactive Tool Not applicable
Health Workforce Information Not applicable
Home Care Reporting System (HCRS) eReports and Quick Stats
Measuring Health System Efficiency in Canada Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
NACRS in Your Health System: Insight and NACRS Emergency Department Quick Stats
National Health Expenditures Trends Report and Quick Stats Not applicable Not applicable
National Physician Database Data Release Not applicable Not applicable
National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) eReports and Quick Stats
National Trauma Registry Report Not applicable Not applicable
Patient Cost Estimator Not applicable Not applicable
Quick Stats Not applicable
Supply, Distribution and Migration of Canadian Physicians Report Not applicable
Trends in Income-related Health Inequalities Not applicable Not applicable
Wait Times for Priority Procedures in Canada Not applicable
Your Health System: In Brief
Your Health System: In Depth
Your Health System: Insight

Non-CIHI HSP Products/Tools Levels of reporting
National Prov./Terr. Region Facility
Canadian Index of Wellbeing (University of Waterloo) Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Chronic Disease Infobase Data Cubes
(Public Health Agency of Canada)
Not applicable Not applicable
Health Indicators (Statistics Canada) Not applicable
Health Systems Evidence (McMaster University) Not applicable Not applicable
Healthy Canadians — A Federal Report on Comparable Health Indicators (Health Canada) Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable