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Brazil Hospital and Ambulatory Information Reporting 2011


General Info
Original or alternative title 
CIHA - Comunicação de Informação Hospitalar e Ambulatorial
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 12/2011
Series or system 
Brazil Hospital and Ambulatory Information Reporting (CIHA)
Data type
Administrative data:
  • Discharge
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
  • Primary care

The Hospital and Ambulatory Information Reporting (CIHA) database contains records of inpatient and outpatient care provided to private health insurance beneficiaries. The CIHA database complements the Hospital Information System (SIH) and Ambulatory Information System (SIA) databases, which cover care financed by the Unified Health System (SUS), the public health system in Brazil.