Discharge Abstract Database Out of Province

The Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) contains demographic, administrative and clinical data for hospital discharges:

  • acute inpatient
  • day surgery
  • chronic
  • rehabilitation

Clinical and demographic information on hospital discharges including:

  • deaths
  • sign-outs
  • transfers

Some provinces and territories also use the DAD to capture day surgery. Originally developed in 1963. Quebec does not participate to the DAD. Out of province are Ontario Patients treated out of province.

*[DAD]: Discharge Abstract Database


Ontario's Open Data Team opengov@ontario.ca


Data Not Available

This data is not and will not be made available. Data in this record cannot be released because of legal, privacy, security, confidentiality or commercially-sensitive reasons, as outlined by the Open Data Directive.

Why? Privacy - Contains personal information and falls under the privacy exception.

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Last Validated Date 2018-07-26
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