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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
28 min
Time Until Sent Home
138 min
Broken Bone
60 min
Transfer Time
97 min
Kentucky Avg.
Waiting Time
23 min
Time Until Sent Home
126 min
Broken Bone
59 min
Transfer Time
76 min
Waiting Time
54
Time Until Sent Home
165
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
97
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
135
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
99
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
80
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
60
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
64
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
54
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
92
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
107
Broken Bone
32
Transfer Time
71
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
154
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
77
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
91
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
47
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
189
Broken Bone
82
Transfer Time
130
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
86
Waiting Time
57
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
91
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
41
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
184
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
90
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
91
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
108
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
86
Transfer Time
71
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
63
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
30
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
33
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
73
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
90
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
47
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
118
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
103
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
78
Broken Bone
67
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
17
Time Until Sent Home
107
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
107
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
99
Waiting Time
96
Time Until Sent Home
297
Broken Bone
89
Transfer Time
58
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
148
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
64
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
43
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
123
Broken Bone
78
Transfer Time
50
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
26
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
90
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
125
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
30
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
67
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
25
Transfer Time
116
Waiting Time
33
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
70
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
140
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
56
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
167
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
46
Waiting Time
62
Time Until Sent Home
174
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
77
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
133
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
89
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
206
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
174
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
93
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
58
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
91
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
56
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
53
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
166
Waiting Time
51
Time Until Sent Home
228
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
78
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
74
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
80
Broken Bone
32
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
228
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
68
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
105
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
49
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
139
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
142
Waiting Time
5
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
61
Time Until Sent Home
243
Broken Bone
93
Transfer Time
116
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
123
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
72
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
22
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
53
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
102
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
43
Waiting Time
84
Time Until Sent Home
188
Broken Bone
92
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