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ER Wait Watcher

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ER Wait Watcher » Connecticut

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Connecticut Waiting Times

For each hospital in Connecticut, 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
24 min
Time Until Sent Home
133 min
Broken Bone
55 min
Transfer Time
97 min
Connecticut Avg.
Waiting Time
27 min
Time Until Sent Home
134 min
Broken Bone
55 min
Transfer Time
147 min
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
125
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
159
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
193
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
167
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
133
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
204
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
140
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
133
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
105
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
173
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
107
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
254
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
182
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
185
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
63
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
223
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
153
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
116
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
160
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
92
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
93
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
173
Waiting Time
51
Time Until Sent Home
165
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
192
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
197
Broken Bone
88
Transfer Time
201
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
98
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
148
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
84
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
184
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
139
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
129
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
90
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
141
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
119
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
106
Waiting Time
57
Time Until Sent Home
171
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
192
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
130
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
90
Time Until Sent Home
231
Broken Bone
96
Transfer Time
178
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
110

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, last updated Dec. 17 2014. All data was collected between April. 2013 and March 2014.
Icons from The Noun Project: Jeremy J Bristol, Alexey Ivanov, Lemon Liu, Sebastian Langer, Rémy Médard, Christopher T. Howlett, Christelle Mozzati