Go to content

Quality Assessment of Administrative Data (QuAAD): An Opportunity for Enhancing Ontario’s Health Data


The administration of universal healthcare in Canada produces a wide variety of health information that is routinely collected and covers large segments of the population. However, there is a need for more robust and better quality health data.

This report describes a quality assessment model to evaluate administrative data from the perspective of the data user, who is required to accurately analyze and interpret health data for service planning, decision support, performance measurement and research.



Iron K, Manuel DG. July 2007

Contributing ICES Scientists

Full Report