Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
SaskatchewanExternal LinkGo to Saskatchewan ministry website

Bypass Surgery

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Benchmark

The pan-Canadian benchmark specifies surgery within 2 to 26 weeks (14 to 182 days), depending on how urgently care is needed. As there is a lack of comparability in urgency levels, provinces are reporting the percentage of patients treated within six months.

Timeframe

April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions

Population

Age 18 and older * Includes isolated CABG only * Includes all priority levels * Excludes emergency cases * For all priority levels * Excludes days when patient was unavailable

Definition

The number of days a patient waited, from the booking date to the date the patient received bypass surgery. Booking date is when the patient and the appropriate physician agree to a service, and the patient is ready to receive it.

Exceptions

The start date is when the booking forms are received by the surgical booking office.

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (182 Days*)

No benchmark established

50% of patients are treated within

3Days*

90% of patients are treated within

25Days*

Trend over Time

20122013201420152016

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

244

253

218

207

206

50/90th Percentile

4
19
3
19
3
13
4
13
3
25

% Meeting Benchmark