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Knee 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 knee replacements (primary and revision); bilateral joint replacements count as a single wait * Includes all priority levels * Excludes emergency cases * 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 knee 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)

69%

50% of patients are treated within

122Days

90% of patients are treated within

317Days

Trend over Time

20142015201620172018

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

28525

29583

31407

31311

34751

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

101
259
110
265
118
291
129
311
122
317

% Meeting Benchmark

78
77
72
68
69