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Hip Replacement

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Benchmark

Within 26 weeks (182 days)

Timeframe

April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions

Population

Age 18 and older * Includes all total hip replacements (primary and revision); bilateral joint replacements count as a single wait * Includes all priority levels * Excludes emergency cases * Excludes elective partial hip replacements * Excludes days when patient was unavailable

Definition

The number of days a patient waited, from the booking date to the date the patient received a planned total hip replacement. Booking date is when the patient and the appropriate physician agree to a service, and the patient is ready to receive it.

Exceptions

No Exceptions

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (182 Days)

75%

50% of patients are treated within

106Days

90% of patients are treated within

271Days

Trend over Time

20152016201720182019

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

18202

19154

19474

21472

21929

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

93
246
98
255
105
277
105
275
106
271

% Meeting Benchmark

81
78
76
75
75