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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 » Kentucky

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Kentucky Waiting Times

For each hospital in Kentucky, 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
Kentucky Avg.
Waiting Time
22 min
Time Until Sent Home
126 min
Broken Bone
54 min
Transfer Time
77 min
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
185
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
181
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
96
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
91
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
91
Waiting Time
50
Time Until Sent Home
172
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
164
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
115
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
78
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
95
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
148
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
120
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
140
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
85
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
98
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
36
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
39
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
24
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
178
Broken Bone
82
Transfer Time
140
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
111
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
49
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
87
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
107
Broken Bone
32
Transfer Time
64
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
46
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
90
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
48
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
100
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
21
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
86
Transfer Time
53
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
127
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
49
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
102
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
167
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
79
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
102
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
63
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
147
Broken Bone
82
Transfer Time
86
Waiting Time
33
Time Until Sent Home
107
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
57
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
133
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
113
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
98
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
141
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
156
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
99
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
25
Transfer Time
108
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
72
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
41
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
31
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
180
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
63
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
177
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
91
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
80
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
36
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
37
Transfer Time
90
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
83
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
49
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
19
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
95
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
112
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
79
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
217
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
86
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
104
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
77
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
90
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
45
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
52
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
73
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
105
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
58
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
56
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
169
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
139
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
64
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
63
Time Until Sent Home
234
Broken Bone
106
Transfer Time
56
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
90
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
199
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
273
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
105
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
86
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
104
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
60
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
46
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
126
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
148
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
76
Broken Bone
26
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
108
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
54
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
63
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
180
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
78

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