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ER Wait Watcher

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KLICKITAT VALLEY HOSPITAL

(509) 773-4022

310 south roosevelt
goldendale, WA 98620

Hospital Type

Critical Access Hospitals

Hospital Owner

Government - Hospital District or Authority

60%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend"
this Hospital (Washington Avg: 73%)

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

60%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend" this Hospital (Washington Avg: 73%)

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

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.

17min

Results are based on a shorter time period than required

National Avg.
28 min
Wash. Avg.
23min
This Hospital
17min
Discharged Patients

Time Until Sent Home

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

1hr 24min

Results are based on a shorter time period than required

National Avg.
2 hr 17 min
Wash. Avg.
2hrs 14min
This Hospital
1hr 24min
Admitted Patients

Time Before Admission

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

4hrs 29min

Results are based on a shorter time period than required

National Avg.
4 hr 35 min
Wash. Avg.
4hrs 19min
This Hospital
4hrs 29min
Admitted Patients

Transfer Time

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

52min

Results are based on a shorter time period than required

National Avg.
1 hr 37 min
Wash. Avg.
1hr 35min
This Hospital
52min

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

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