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 routine follow-up scans.*Note: Volumes and wait times have been updated for 2011 to 2014.

Trend over Time

20082009201020112012201320142015

Number of patients treated

(April 1 – Sept 30)

6272

9315

7613

8878

9109

10427

10319

50/90th Percentile

No data available
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106
45
113
53
135
61
147
44
137
58
169
55
202