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)

92%

50% of patients are treated within

13Days

90% of patients are treated within

28Days

Trend over Time

20132014201520162017

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

216

247

224

245

275

50/90th Percentile

15
28
14
28
12
24
12
25
13
28

% Meeting Benchmark

92
90
98
95
92