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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

Note: Due to a data issue in British Columbia that has been addressed, figures for percentage meeting benchmark for hip replacement, knee replacement and cataract have been updated for 2010 to 2014.

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (182 Days)

83%

50% of patients are treated within

87Days

90% of patients are treated within

236Days

Trend over Time