Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
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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

April 1 to September 19, 2016.

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (28 Days)

98%

50% of patients are treated within

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90% of patients are treated within

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