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)

61%

50% of patients are treated within

140Days

90% of patients are treated within

359Days

Trend over Time

20082009201020112012201320142015

Number of patients treated

(April 1 – Sept 30)

2192

2216

2162

2195

2436

2396

2581

2589

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

71
279
73
223
79
195
98
212
97
216
91
230
126
310
140
359

% Meeting Benchmark

78
85
87
83
80
80
67
61