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The GEMINI Database

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

370,000 +

patient admissions

207,000 +



20 +



1 billion +



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.

Case Costing: 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.


Clinical Notes: Electronically captured Admission, Discharge, Progress, and Allied Health Notes.


Infection Prevention and Control: Isolation precaution orders.

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