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ER Wait Watcher

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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
26 min
Time Until Sent Home
134 min
Broken Bone
57 min
Transfer Time
98 min
Kentucky Avg.
Waiting Time
23 min
Time Until Sent Home
126 min
Broken Bone
56 min
Transfer Time
78 min
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
127
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
87
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
102
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
82
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
65
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
89
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
42
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
123
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
56
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
123
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
94
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
33
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
92
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
160
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
125
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
49
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
83
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
8
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
139
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
185
Broken Bone
86
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
42
Time Until Sent Home
191
Broken Bone
89
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
133
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
58
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
96
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
87
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
50
Time Until Sent Home
149
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
104
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
127
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
83
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
200
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
200
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
139
Broken Bone
87
Transfer Time
66
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
66
Time Until Sent Home
240
Broken Bone
82
Transfer Time
57
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
84
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
84
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
41
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
93
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
44
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
127
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
89
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
91
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
47
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
218
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
91
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
189
Broken Bone
88
Transfer Time
146
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
35
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
76
Broken Bone
30
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
65
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
48
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
18
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
64
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
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
N/A
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
63
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
154
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
94
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
68
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
35
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
115
Waiting Time
52
Time Until Sent Home
182
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
149
Broken Bone
71
Transfer Time
95
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
111
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
104
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
192
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
63
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
220
Broken Bone
79
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
46
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
75
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
77
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
154
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
153
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
50
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
80
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
94
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
99
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
37
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
162
Broken Bone
26
Transfer Time
109
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
78
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
32
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
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, last updated Aug. 20 2014. All data was collected between Oct. 2012 and Sept. 2013.
Icons from The Noun Project: Jeremy J Bristol, Alexey Ivanov, Lemon Liu, Sebastian Langer, Rémy Médard, Christopher T. Howlett, Christelle Mozzati