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Brazil Hospital Information System 2015


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sistema de informações Hospitalares do SUS (SIHSUS)
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2015
Series or system 
Brazil Hospital Information System (SIH)
Data type
Administrative data:
  • Discharge
  • Financial
  • Inpatient
  • Subnationally representative

The SIHSUS stores information on hospital admissions that occur in the public health system, which accounts for approximately 70-80% of hospitalizations in Brazil. It's main purpose is the financial reimbursement to the health units for the services rendered.