Alberta Wait Times Reporting Website

Welcome to the Alberta Wait Times Reporting website. Albertans interested in treatment options can view wait time information on medical procedures and diagnostic tests and then discuss their treatment options with their health-care provider.

A Wait Time is the time between when a patient and [specialist] decide that a procedure or diagnostic test is required and the date the procedure or test is performed.

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Note: People who need emergency surgery or treatment receive it without delay. They are not entered or included in the wait time trends.

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I Urgent
II Semi Urgent
III Non Urgent
I, II Combined
I, II, III Combined

Trend By
People Count
People Served
  Wait Time
90% Served
75% Served
50% Served
25% Served


Wait Time Information

% of data received for the month of September 2021: 98.8% of expected surgical data and 99.4% of expected diagnostic imaging data.  The following shows facilities not reporting or reporting less than their average volume for the 12 months prior:

Surgical: Medicine Hat Regional Hospital 0.1%, Daysland Health Center 0.1%, Lamont Health Care 1.1% 

Diagnostic Imaging:  Central Alberta Medical Imaging Services Ltd 0.5%, Lac La Biche Healthcare Centre 0.1%.

Trend Table(s)
MRI Scans
Urgency: I, II, III Combined


Month/Year   Aug 20Sep 20Oct 20Nov 20Dec 20Jan 21Feb 21Mar 21Apr 21May 21Jun 21Jul 21Aug 21
Procedures Completed 12893137391433014229133231486713763167661513015492150951516214637
90% Served (In Wks) 53535353535250474237353434

Trend Graph
MRI Scans
Urgency: I, II, III Combined
Wait Time: 90% Served