Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
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Benchmark

No benchmark established

Timeframe

April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions

Population

Age 18 and older * Includes diagnostic scans (inpatient and/or outpatient) * Includes all priority levels * Excludes routine follow-up scans * Excludes mammography screening and prenatal screening

Definition

The number of days a patient waited, from the date the order/requisition was received to the date the patient received the MRI scan

Exceptions

Excludes inpatients. Includes some routine follow-up scans. Prior to 2016, the results included Winnipeg only. Prior to 2018, the date the appointment was made was used as the start of the wait time.

Trend over Time

20142015201620172018

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

26505

21277

25482

23216

34114

50/90th Percentile

82
167
99
189
93
176
41
102
45
119