Radiation Therapy

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Benchmark

Within 4 weeks (28 days) of a patient being ready to treat.

Timeframe

April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions

Population

Age 18 and older * Includes all referrals to start or initiate radiation treatment * Includes all priority levels and all cancer types rolled up

Definition

The number of days a patient waited, from the date the patient was ready to treat to the date of the first radiation therapy treatment.

Exceptions

No Exceptions

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (28 Days)

95%

50% of patients are treated within

12Days

90% of patients are treated within

25Days

Trend over Time

20122013201420152016

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

186

216

247

224

245

50/90th Percentile

12
22
15
28
14
28
12
24
12
25

% Meeting Benchmark

99
92
90
98
95