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INDICATOR NAME
Name
5-day wait time for home care: Nursing Visits - by Patient Available Date
Alternate Name
5-day wait time for home care: Nursing Visits
 
INDICATOR DESCRIPTION
Description
This indicator measures the percentage of home care patients who received their first nursing visit within 5 days of the patient available date (PAD).
HQO Reporting tool/product
Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs)
Dimension
Timely
Type
Process
 
DEFINITION AND SOURCE INFORMATION
Unit of Measurement
Percentage
Calculation Methods
The percentage is calculated as: numerator divided by denominator times 100
Numerator (short description i.e. not inclusions/exclusions)

The number of home care patients who received their first nursing service visit for a new service authorization within 5 days of the patient available date.  First visit must take place in the period selected.

Denominator (short description i.e. not inclusions/exclusions)

The number of home care patients who received their first nursing visit for a new service authorization within the period selected.

Adjustment (risk, age/sex standardization)- generalized
None
Data Source
Client Health and Related Information System (CHRIS), Home Care Database (HCD)
Data provided to HQO by
Health Shared Services Ontario (HSSO)
 
OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
Comments Summary
This is a priority QIP indicator for 2018/19. Current performance reporting period: October 2016-September 2017. To access your organization’s data for the reporting period, refer to Health Quality Ontario’s QIP Navigator. Data will be available in February 2018.
 
TAGS
Sector
Home Care
Type
Process
Topic
Wait Times
Dimension
Timely
Source
Client Health and Related Information System (CHRIS), Home Care Database (HCD)
 
PUBLISH
Publish Datetime
22/11/2017 10:38:00