Bypass Surgery

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Benchmark

The pan-Canadian benchmark specifies surgery within 2 to 26 weeks (14 to 182 days), depending on how urgently care is needed. As there is a lack of comparability in urgency levels, provinces are reporting the percentage of patients treated within six months.

Timeframe

April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions

Population

Age 18 and older * Includes isolated CABG only * Includes all priority levels * Excludes emergency cases * For all priority levels * Excludes days when patient was unavailable

Definition

The number of days a patient waited, from the booking date to the date the patient received bypass surgery. 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*)

No benchmark established

50% of patients are treated within

4Days*

90% of patients are treated within

129Days*

Trend over Time

20082009201020112012201320142015

Number of patients treated

(April 1 – Sept 30)

253

245

264

203

227

243

257

251

50/90th Percentile

4
135
10
113
5
63
7
57
31
55
4
73
4
106
4
129

% Meeting Benchmark

95
98
100
99