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

Exceptions

No Exceptions

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (182 Days)

80%

50% of patients are treated within

94Days

90% of patients are treated within

247Days

Trend over Time

20082009201020112012201320142015

Number of patients treated

(April 1 – Sept 30)

2605

3018

3518

3792

4644

4766

4852

5081

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

85
211
85
214
96
225
99
246
102
253
96
258
88
237
94
247

% Meeting Benchmark

86
85
83
78
76
78
81
80