Useful Links

Related to InterRAI and the InterRAI tools

www.interrai.org

The interRAI website offers a variety of information relating to the interRAI tools. It discusses the integration of the tools, the development of the tools, the components of the tools as well as the further application of the tools. In addition to this, it also includes information about the interRAI team of researchers and lists over 500 papers that include the use of RAI data in their research.

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www.cihi.ca

The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) website provides data and analysis on Canada’s health system. CIHI tracks data provided by hospitals, regional health authorities, medical practitioners and governments and uses the data to create analytic reports. The data and reports focus on health care services, health spending, health human resources and population health.

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www.chsra.wisc.edu/

The Centre for Health Systems Research and Analysis (CHSRA) is a company that is interested in the development of measurement and indicator systems. Their website includes a brief description of CHSRA, their current research projects and the quality indicators.

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www.nursinghomehelp.org

A website that provides information on nursing homes for consumers, providers and researchers. The consumer section offers information on how to locate a facility that offers quality care, the provider section talks about how to provide quality care, and the research section discusses the current and prior research conducted by the Quality Improvement Program for Missouri (QIPMO) team.

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www.qualitynet.org

A website established by the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide healthcare quality improvement news, resources, and data reporting tools. This is not a resource that is specific to long term care or home care, but has some tools related to the RAI MDS 2.0. This website is focused on the US, but may offer some valuable resources.

 

Participating organizations

www.capitalcare.net

www.shepherdscare.org

www.gss.org

www.albertahealthservices.ca