Wait time for priority procedures in Canada

Wait time for priority procedures in Canada Since 2004, when Canada’s first ministers agreed to work to reduce wait times, provincial governments have worked with CIHI to improve public wait time reporting for eight priority procedures: Hip replacement Knee replacement Hip fracture repair Cataract surgery Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) Radiation therapy Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Computed tomography (CT) scan Breast cancer surgery, colorectal surgery, lung cancer surgery prostate cancer surgery, bladder cancer surgery(since 2013) Wait time data provides a snapshot of how long patients wait for a priority procedure. It also shows the proportion of patients who receive care within the benchmark time frame. 2016-12-01 Canadian Institute of Health Information open-ouvert@tbs-sct.gc.ca Health and SafetyWait timeswait times in Canadawaits for priority procedureswait time dataprovincial wait timesnational wait timespriority procedureship replacementknee replacementcataract surgeryhip fracture repairCoronary artery bypass graftCABGRadiation therapyMagnetic resonance imagingMRIComputed tomography scanCT scanbreast cancer surgerycolorectal surgerylung cancer surgery prostate cancer surgerybladder cancer surgery DatasetXLS http://waittimes.cihi.ca/spreadsheets/Export Spreadsheet_2014_EN.xlsx DatasetXLS http://tempsdattente.icis.ca/spreadsheets/Export Spreadsheet_2014_FR.xlsx

Since 2004, when Canada’s first ministers agreed to work to reduce wait times, provincial governments have worked with CIHI to improve public wait time reporting for eight priority procedures:

Hip replacement Knee replacement Hip fracture repair Cataract surgery Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) Radiation therapy Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Computed tomography (CT) scan Breast cancer surgery, colorectal surgery, lung cancer surgery prostate cancer surgery, bladder cancer surgery(since 2013) Wait time data provides a snapshot of how long patients wait for a priority procedure. It also shows the proportion of patients who receive care within the benchmark time frame.

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