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St. Joseph's Health Care

Office of the Premier

Since coming to office, the McGuinty government has made real progress on the priorities that matter to Ontarians. This includes tracking wait times and making information available through a wait times website (www.waittimes.net).

Through its Wait Times Strategy, the government has funded additional medical procedures in five key areas: cancer surgery, cataract surgery, hip and knee replacements, cardiac procedures, and MRI and CT scans.

These procedures have helped to speed up access to health care for patients at St. Joseph's Health Care.

St. Joseph's Health Care -- Wait Times Data

Procedure Days Current vs. Baseline
Sept '05)
(Dec '06/
Jan '07)
Cancer surgery 86 100 14 16.3%
Cataract surgery 495 249 -246 -49.7%
Hip replacement 276 54 -222 -80.4%
Knee replacement 414 56 -358 -86.5%
MRI 202 157 -45 -22.3%
CT 83 43 -40 -48.1%



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