Treatment

CSQI 2017 Treatment Data

TREATMENT  At a Glance  Comparison Data  Most Recent Data         
Peer Review Quality Assurance for Radiation Therapy   FY2014/15  FY2015/16  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of completed radical courses peer reviewed by radiation oncologists    51.7%  73.9%  76.5%  62.0%  99.9%  75% 
Unplanned Hospital Visits After Surgery     2013-2014  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of patients who had breast surgery and an unplanned emergency department (ED) visit or who were readmitted within 30 days after surgery    NA  17.0%  14.4%  10.4%  27.3%  None 
Percentage of patients who had colorectal surgery and an unplanned emergency department (ED) visit or who were readmitted within 30 days after surgery    NA  28.4%  22.8%  16.6%  37.1%  None 
Percentage of patients who had prostate surgery and an unplanned emergency department (ED) visit or who were readmitted within 30 days after surgery    NA  30.2%  24.7%  19.5%  51.4%  None 
Percentage of patients who had thyroid surgery and an unplanned emergency department (ED) visit or who were readmitted within 30 days after surgery    NA  18.5%  12.7%  8.3%  20.5%  None 
Unplanned Hospital Visits During Chemotherapy     2010-2014  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of breast cancer patients receiving New Drug Funding Program (NDFP) drugs who visited the hospital during treatment    NA  55.1%  46.0%  32.3%  66.9%  None 
Percentage of colon-IV cancer patients receiving New Drug Funding Program (NDFP) drugs who visited the hospital during treatment    NA  55.8%  49.2%  35.5%  69.8%  None 
Percentage of lymphoma patients receiving New Drug Funding Program (NDFP) drugs who visited the hospital during treatment    NA  63.6%  61.0%  52.7%  71.2%  None 
Percentage of colon-oral cancer patients receiving New Drug Funding Program (NDFP) drugs who visited the hospital during treatment    NA  32.8%  38.9%  16.2%  75.0%  None 
Reoperations after Surgery     FY2014/15-FY2015/16  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of reoperations after cancer surgeries for patients diagnosed with colon cancer    NA  5.0%  4.5%  2.7%  5.6%  None 
Percentage of reoperations after cancer surgeries for patients diagnosed with rectal cancer    NA  3.2%  6.0%  3.1%  10.0%  None 
Percentage of reoperations after cancer surgeries for patients diagnosed with prostate cancer    NA  1.2%  0.8%  0.0%  2.0%  None 
Team-Oriented Care for the Patient: Multidisciplinary Cancer Conferences   FY2015/16  FY2016/17  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Multidisciplinary cancer conference (MCC) standards concordance measure    94.3%  96.3%  88.6%  73.3%  98.9%  80% 
Treating Colon Cancer According to Guidelines     2010-2014  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of patients aged 65 and older with stage III colon cancer who received guideline-recommended chemotherapy following surgery    NA  59.8%  55.7%  47.7%  68.2%  None 
Percentage of stage III colon cancer patients who received adjuvant chemotherapy within 60 days of surgery    NA  40.0%  66.5%  40.0%  83.3%  None 
Pre-operative Staging Prior to Rectal Surgery     FY 2012/2013-FY2015/2016  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of patients with rectal cancer who received an MRI or TRUS in the 6 months prior to rectal cancer surgery (chemotherapy/radiation before surgery)    NA  88.3%  92.4%  78.3%  98.7%  None 
Percentage of patients with rectal cancer who received an MRI or TRUS in the 6 months prior to rectal cancer surgery (chemotherapy/radiation after surgery or surgery only)    NA  57.4%  67.9%  56.2%  87.2%  None 
Access to Psychosocial Oncology Services     2015-2016  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of referred cancer patients seen within 14 days for registered dietitian services    NA  93.5%  82.4%  50.3%  99.3%  85% 
Percentage of referred cancer patients seen within 14 days for social worker services    NA  82.4%  86.8%  61.2%  98.7%  85% 
Wait Times for Specialist Consult for Cancer Surgery     2016  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of cancer surgery patients whose surgical consult occurred within their respective Wait 1 priority access target    NA  78.1%  85.7%  76.3%  92.7%  90% 
Wait Times for Cancer Surgery - Consult to Procedure   2015  2016  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of patients whose surgical procedure occurred within their respective Wait 2 priority access target    84.6%  83.4%  87.0%  74.9%  95.0%  90% 
Access to Radiation Treatment   2014/2015  2015/2016  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of cancer cases treated with radiotherapy at any time in the course of their illness    36.9%  38.2%  39.0%  30.4%  47.0%  48% 
Person Centred Care   FY2014/2015  FY2015/16  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
[Composite indicator]: Percentage of positive responses to selected questions based on three dimensions of care – communication, self-management and support for shared decision-making    71.5%  70.9%  70.4%  65.4%  77.1%  None 
Symptom Assessment and Management   FY2013/2014  FY2015/16  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Percentage of cancer patients who were screened at least once per month for symptom severity    33.3%  54.8%  60.5%  39.8%  81.9%  70% 
Patient Experience with Symptom Management       2016  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
[Theme: communication] Percentage of patients who report that their healthcare team talked to them about symptoms of concern    NA  74.0%  64.0%  52.0%  83.0%  None 
[Theme: response to symptoms] Percentage of patients who report that their healthcare team treats and manages their physical symptoms    NA  83.0%  81.0%  65.0%  89.0%  None 
[Theme: response to symptoms] Percentage of patients who report that their healthcare team responds to their worries, concerns or feelings of sadness    NA  79.0%  77.0%  65.0%  84.0%  None 
[Theme: shared decision-making] Percentage of patients who report that their healthcare team includes them in decisions about how to treat and manage their symptoms    NA  9.0%  85.0%  79.0%  94.0%  None 
Wait Times from Diagnosis to Radiation Treatment     2014-2015  Ontario Average  Min Value in Ontario  Max Value in Ontario  Target  
Median wait times (in days) from diagnosis to start of treatment for oropharynx patients    NA  35  49  35  57  None 
Median wait times (in days) from diagnosis to start of treatment for patients with cervical cancer    NA  61.5  61  33  75  None 
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Using the most recent data year, the circles represent how the LHIN is performing compared to the Ontario average. The colours represent how well the indicator is performing against the comparison data shown.