Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
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Benchmark

No benchmark established

Timeframe

April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions

Population

Age 18 and older * Includes diagnostic scans (inpatient and/or outpatient) * Includes all priority levels * Excludes routine follow-up scans * Excludes mammography screening and prenatal screening

Definition

The number of days a patient waited, from the date the order/requisition was received to the date the patient received the MRI scan

Exceptions

Includes all screening.

Trend over Time

20122013201420152016

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

29240

55288

61371

60651

58513

50/90th Percentile

85
261
80
247
60
214
90
172
84
242