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Faster Care For Markham Patients

Markham Stouffville Hospital

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 the Markham Stouffville Hospital.

Markham Stouffville Hospital -- Wait Times Data

Procedure Days Current vs. Baseline
Baseline
(Aug/
Sept '05)
Current
(Dec '06/
Jan '07)
Netchange
(Days)
Change
Cancer surgery 61 37 -24 -39.3%
Cataract surgery 155 83 -72 -46.5%
Hip replacement 396 213 -183 -46.2%
Knee replacement 469 220 -249 -53.1%
MRI 118 43 -75 -63.6%
CT 92 21 -71 -77.2%

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