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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 and hip resurfacing techniques * 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)

81%

50% of patients are treated within

92Days

90% of patients are treated within

245Days

Trend over Time

20082009201020112012201320142015

Number of patients treated

(April 1 – Sept 30)

13746

14523

15761

17018

17531

18203

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

No data available
No data available
83
226
90
240
89
238
88
231
88
236
92
245

% Meeting Benchmark

84
83
81
82
82
81