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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). 


Wait times have also come down at the Hamilton Health Sciences:

Wait Times Data

 

Procedure

Days

Current vs. Baseline

Baseline
(Aug/
Sept '05)

Current
(Dec '06/
Jan '07)

Net change
(Days)

% change

Cancer surgery

70

51

-19

-27.1%

         

Angiography

88

14

-74

-84.0%

Angioplasty

57

12

-45

-78.2%

Bypass surgery

47

57

10

19.9%

         

Cataract surgery

174

138

-36

-20.7%

         

Hip replacement

467

227

-240

-51.4%

Knee replacement

479

311

-168

-35.1%

         

MRI

119

92

-27

-22.7%

CT

65

56

-9

-13.8%

New Models of Care: Hamilton Health Sciences is the lead for the Total

Joint Replacement Program in partnership with St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Niagara Health System, Brant Community Healthcare System, Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital.

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