The wait time data provided here are for scheduled tests, treatments and services only. Patients who require emergency care are not placed on a wait list.

Diagnostic Services - Bone Density Tests

Bone density tests are provided in the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Prairie Mountain Health. Ask your health care provider where you are having your test.

What is a Bone Density Test?

A bone density test measures the mineral density (such as calcium) in your bones, and allows an estimate of your bone strength.


Bone Density Test Wait Times
Regional Health Authority
Facility
Wait Time (in weeks)
Prairie Mountain Health Brandon Regional Health Centre
4
Winnipeg St. Boniface General Hospital
11
Manitoba Average
10

Data for August 2019

Diagnostic wait times are currently under development. Facilities are in different stages of implementation of improved technology for wait time data collection, resulting in variability in wait time data presented between facilities.

Bone Density Tests Performed
Regional Health Authority
Facility
Number of Tests Performed
(per month)
2019/2020
Fiscal Year to Date1
2018/2019
Fiscal Year to Date1
Prairie Mountain Health Brandon Regional Health Centre2
114
779
1,330
Winnipeg St. Boniface General Hospital
758
3,404
7,391
Manitoba Total
872
4,183
8,721

Data for August 2019

1 Fiscal year is April to March.

2 Brandon volumes have been revised to include emergency and inpatient cases in order to align with reporting for other Manitoba facilities.


Diagnostic Services Historical Information

Historical data for the previous 13 months is available by clicking the link below:

View the historical information here pdf