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 partial hip replacements.

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (182 Days)

85%

50% of patients are treated within

80Days

90% of patients are treated within

210Days

Trend over Time

20122013201420152016

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

6256

7093

7323

7700

7953

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

68
192
70
188
71
202
75
197
80
210

% Meeting Benchmark

89
89
88
87
85