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. Includes approximately 89% of MRI scans done in Manitoba (excludes 1 rural site). Prior to 2016, the results included Winnipeg only.

Trend over Time

20122013201420152016

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

23036

23848

26505

21277

28337

50/90th Percentile

43
99
70
127
82
167
99
189
77
183