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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 » 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
28 min
Time Until Sent Home
138 min
Broken Bone
60 min
Transfer Time
97 min
Connecticut Avg.
Waiting Time
28 min
Time Until Sent Home
129 min
Broken Bone
56 min
Transfer Time
144 min
Waiting Time
70
Time Until Sent Home
172
Broken Bone
92
Transfer Time
190
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
127
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
98
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
119
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
108
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
148
Broken Bone
88
Transfer Time
135
Waiting Time
84
Time Until Sent Home
187
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
204
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
164
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
200
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
210
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
86
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
132
Waiting Time
50
Time Until Sent Home
192
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
96
Waiting Time
88
Time Until Sent Home
250
Broken Bone
82
Transfer Time
188
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
143
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
170
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
95
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
103
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
137
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
104
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
125
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
83
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
172
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
192
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
221
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
112
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
143
Waiting Time
72
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
219
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
154
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
144
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
124
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
137
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
79
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
62
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
189
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
98
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
142

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