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ER Wait Watcher

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STRINGFELLOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

(256) 235-8900

301 east 18th st
anniston, AL 36201

1.0 stars

Based on 1 rating

Hospital Type

Acute Care Hospitals

Hospital Owner

Proprietary

65%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend"
this Hospital (Alabama Avg: 70%)

See this hospital's CMS profile page or inspection reports.

65%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend" this Hospital (Alabama Avg: 70%)

See this hospital's CMS profile page or inspection reports.

Patient Pathways Through This ER

After a patient arrives at the emergency room, they are typically seen by a doctor and then either sent home or admitted to the hospital and taken to a room. A small percentage of patients leave without being seen at all. The chart below shows on average how long each of these pathways take. Lower numbers are better, and all times refer to the average length of time people waited. Find out more »

Arrives at ER
1% of patients leave without being seen
22min Seen by doctor
3hrs 28min Admitted to hospital
4hrs 45min

Taken to room

1hr 37min Sent home

All wait times are average.

Detailed Quality Measures

Here is a more in depth look at each quality measure, compared to state and national averages. Experts caution that very small differences between hospitals for a given measure are unlikely to correspond to noticeable differences in the real world.

 
Measure
Average for this Hospital
How this Hospital Compares
All Patients

Waiting Time

Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being seen by a doctor.

22min
National Avg.
28 min
Ala. Avg.
36min
This Hospital
22min
Discharged Patients

Time Until Sent Home

Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being sent home.

1hr 37min
National Avg.
2 hr 17 min
Ala. Avg.
2hrs 20min
This Hospital
1hr 37min
Impatient Patients

Left Without
Being Seen

Percentage of patients who left the emergency room without being seen by a doctor.

1%
Avg. U.S. Hospital
1%
Avg. Ala. Hospital
2%
This Hospital
1%
Admitted Patients

Time Before Admission

Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being admitted to the hospital.

3hrs 28min

Data submitted were based on a sample of cases/patients

National Avg.
4 hr 35 min
Ala. Avg.
3hrs 59min
This Hospital
3hrs 28min
Admitted Patients

Transfer Time

Among patients admitted, additional time they spent waiting before being taken to their room (sometimes referred to as "boarding time.")

1hr 17min

Data submitted were based on a sample of cases/patients

National Avg.
1 hr 37 min
Ala. Avg.
1hr 12min
This Hospital
1hr 17min
Special Patients

Broken Bone

Average time patients with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain meds.

1hr 4min
National Avg.
59 min
Ala. Avg.
1hr 10min
This Hospital
1hr 4min

Notes: "Average time" refers to the median waiting time (the midpoint of all patients' waiting times). References to "doctor" indicate a doctor, nurse practitioner or physician assistant. CMS reports the CT scan quality measure as the percentage of patients who received a scan within 45 minutes. We have reversed that measure so that all measures follow a "lower is better" pattern.


Sources
Data from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The last data update was December 12, 2013. All data was collected between April 2012 and April 2013, except for the "Left Without Being Seen" measure, which was collected between January and July 2012.
Icons from The Noun Project: Jeremy J Bristol, Alexey Ivanov, Lemon Liu, Sebastian Langer, Rémy Médard, Christopher T. Howlett, Christelle Mozzati

Rating Summary

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  • janis shouse 11:01 p.m.
    July 30, 2014
    Overall Rating No rating
    Wait Time
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    Outcome No response
    Review

    don't go there i would advise

  • janis shouse 10:57 p.m.
    July 30, 2014
    Overall Rating 1 stars
    Wait Time
    No response
    Insurance Medicare
    Outcome Treated at E.R.
    Review

    my son who has went to this hosp for yrs, was treated like he was trash and told not to come back because his dr, no longer was part of that hosp, they were mad at his dr, and took it out on my son,,, never finished treating him never gave him meds to hold him off until he could see his dr, in a week which he had an appointment , told him to go to RMC. never will we go back there again nor our family and friends,

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