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Our Work

The GEMINI Database

The GEMINI study collects administrative and clinical data from participating hospitals.

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370,000 +

patient admissions

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207,000 +

unique

patients

20 +

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Canadian

hospitals

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1 billion +

data

points

Data are grouped into two main categories: Administrative and Clinical Data

Administrative Data

 

Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) and National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS): Data reported to Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) which includes administrative and demographic information associated with acute inpatient and emergency department care.

Costs: Costs associated with each hospital encounter.

Room/Bed Transfers: Information about bed, room, and unit transfers during each hospital encounter.

 

Physician: Physician details associated with each hospital encounter. 

 

Clinical Data

 

Laboratory: Tests orders and results from Transfusion Medicine, Biochemistry, Hematology, Immunology and Microbiology.

 

Imaging: Diagnostic imaging test orders and reports from X-ray, CT, Ultrasound, Vascular Ultrasound, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Interventional and Echocardiogram.

 

Pharmacy: Medication orders during the hospital encounter.

 

Vitals: Electronically captured vital signs.

Learn more about GEMINI’s data validation process

Download the GEMINI Data Dictionary v2.4.0 here

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