Benchmarks for treatment and wait time in
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Benchmark

No benchmark established

Timeframe

April 1 to September 30

Definition, Population, Exceptions

Population

Age 18 and older * Includes diagnostic scans (inpatient and/or outpatient) * Includes all priority levels * Excludes routine follow-up scans * Excludes mammography screening and prenatal screening

Definition

The number of days a patient waited, from the date the order/requisition was received to the date the patient received the MRI scan

Exceptions

The data from 2015 onward comes from the provincial Radiology Information System, which is a different source than that used for earlier data.

Trend over Time

20122013201420152016

Number of patients included in wait time calculation

(April 1 – Sept 30)

12100

12543

12303

50/90th Percentile

Not able to submit data due to a change to new registry system
28
88
No data available
30
149
43
208