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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 » Delaware

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Delaware Waiting Times

For each hospital in Delaware, 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
Delaware Avg.
Waiting Time
35 min
Time Until Sent Home
163 min
Broken Bone
66 min
Transfer Time
195 min
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
236
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
241
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
158
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
255
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
185
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
121
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
210
Waiting Time
67
Time Until Sent Home
188
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
134

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