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)

79%

50% of patients are treated within

30Hours

90% of patients are treated within

80Hours

Trend over Time

20122013201420152016

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

337

424

345

532

481

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 48 Hours

24
74
24
67
24
68
25
65
30
80

% Meeting Benchmark

79
82
79
80
79