Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
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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

No Exceptions

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (48 Hours)

87%

50% of patients are treated within

24Hours

90% of patients are treated within

52Hours

Trend over Time

20142015201620172018

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

5467

5546

5639

5306

5610

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 48 Hours

24
61
23
55
23
57
23
56
24
52

% Meeting Benchmark

84
86
85
86
87