Hip Fracture Repair

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Benchmark

Within 48 hours

Timeframe

April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions

Population

Age 18 and older * Excludes in-hospital hip fractures * Excludes cases with no hip fracture surgery following a hip fracture in the same year * Includes patients discharged from ED 24 hours or less prior to the inpatient admission

Definition

The number of hours the patient waited, from the time of first inpatient admission with a hip fracture (index admission) to the time the patient received hip fracture repair surgery

Exceptions

Due to an updated methodology, volumes for 2017 are not comparable with those for previous years

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (48 Hours)

90%

50% of patients are treated within

17Hours

90% of patients are treated within

48Hours

Trend over Time

20132014201520162017

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

355

363

407

361

390

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 48 Hours

20
54
19
66
21
58
19
52
17
48

% Meeting Benchmark

84
83
86
89
90