Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
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Hip Fracture Repair

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Benchmark

Within 48 hours

Timeframe

April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions

Population

Age 18 and older * Excludes in-hospital hip fractures * Excludes cases with no hip fracture surgery following a hip fracture in the same year * Includes patients discharged from ED 24 hours or less prior to the inpatient admission

Definition

The number of hours the patient waited, from the time of first inpatient admission with a hip fracture (index admission) to the time the patient received hip fracture repair surgery

Exceptions

No Exceptions

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (48 Hours)

83%

50% of patients are treated within

27Hours

90% of patients are treated within

62Hours

Trend over Time

20152016201720182019

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

532

481

442

507

527

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 48 Hours

25
65
30
80
27
60
33
65
27
62

% Meeting Benchmark

80
79
82
79
83