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ER Wait Watcher

This app displays only average wait times. For a current wait time, call the hospital. If you are having a heart attack or life-threatening emergency, call 911.
ER Wait Watcher » Colorado

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Colorado Waiting Times

For each hospital in Colorado, we chart the time, on average, that patients wait in emergency rooms before one of four outcomes: they see a doctor, they get sent home, they’re given pain medications for a broken bone, or they are admitted to the hospital. For each measure, lower numbers are better. Experts caution that very small differences between hospitals for a given measure are unlikely to correspond to noticeable differences in the real world. Find out more »

  • Hospital

  • Waiting Time

    Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being seen by a doctor
  • Time Until Sent Home

    Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being sent home
  • Broken Bone

    Average time patients with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain meds
  • Transfer Time

    Among patients admitted, additional time spent waiting before being taken to their room
National Avg.
Waiting Time
28 min
Time Until Sent Home
138 min
Broken Bone
60 min
Transfer Time
97 min
Colorado Avg.
Waiting Time
18 min
Time Until Sent Home
137 min
Broken Bone
46 min
Transfer Time
97 min
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
167
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
162
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
87
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
125
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
2
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
160
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
124
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
31
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
87
Waiting Time
3
Time Until Sent Home
125
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
42
Time Until Sent Home
161
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
117
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
184
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
69
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
129
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
33
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
189
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
113
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
174
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
0
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
160
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
123
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
39
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
28
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
66
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
40
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
92
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
214
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
154
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
187
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
93
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
71
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
246
Broken Bone
28
Transfer Time
131
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
103
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
162
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
94
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
101
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
25
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
164
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
91
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
141
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
111
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
32
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
105
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
78
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
83
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
15
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
140
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
93
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
54
Waiting Time
0
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A

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