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

Exceptions

Includes partial hip replacements. The start date is when the booking forms are received by the surgical booking office.

Proportion of Patients Receiving Care within Benchmark (182 Days)

80%

50% of patients are treated within

84Days

90% of patients are treated within

225Days

Trend over Time

20122013201420152016

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

589

782

738

794

708

50/90th Percentile

Benchmark 182 Days

120
366
99
243
63
158
53
128
84
225

% Meeting Benchmark

69
77
93
100
80