Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
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Hip 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 hip replacements (primary and revision); bilateral joint replacements count as a single wait * Includes all priority levels * Excludes emergency cases * Excludes elective partial hip replacements and hip 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 hip replacement. Booking date is when the patient and the appropriate physician agree to a service, and the patient is ready to receive it.

Exceptions

* Includes elective partial hip replacements.

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (182 Days)

87%

50% of patients are treated within

75Days

90% of patients are treated within

197Days

Trend over Time

20082009201020112012201320142015

Number of patients treated

(April 1 – Sept 30)

5348

5822

5823

5919

6256

7093

7323

7700

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

63
180
62
160
65
172
70
186
68
192
70
188
71
202
75
197

% Meeting Benchmark

90
93
91
90
89
89
88
87