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 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. Excludes cases from Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre.

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (182 Days)

46%

50% of patients are treated within

203Days

90% of patients are treated within

418Days

Trend over Time

20152016201720182019

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

1000

1084

1148

1258

1372

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

138
363
160
412
203
435
230
451
203
418

% Meeting Benchmark

64
58
43
37
46