Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
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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 knee 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 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

*Includes patient unavailable days.

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (182 Days)

64%

50% of patients are treated within

138Days

90% of patients are treated within

363Days

Trend over Time

20082009201020112012201320142015

Number of patients treated

(April 1 – Sept 30)

1052

878

976

1049

1015

1127

1058

1000

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

174
479
160
470
172
420
176
420
198
397
157
344
112
274
138
363

% Meeting Benchmark

52
56
53
52
46
58
71
64