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 knee resurfacing techniques * 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

No Exceptions

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (182 Days)

62%

50% of patients are treated within

134Days

90% of patients are treated within

371Days

Trend over Time

20082009201020112012201320142015

Number of patients treated

(April 1 – Sept 30)

538

575

543

684

665

682

730

841

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

167
408
137
340
119
314
172
389
143
340
143
352
151
412
134
371

% Meeting Benchmark

55
63
67
53
61
60
56
62