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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.
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Louisiana Waiting Times

For each hospital in Louisiana, 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
Louisiana Avg.
Waiting Time
27 min
Time Until Sent Home
126 min
Broken Bone
62 min
Transfer Time
86 min
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
79
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
84
Time Until Sent Home
258
Broken Bone
93
Transfer Time
155
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
123
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
20
Waiting Time
5
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
30
Waiting Time
67
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
78
Transfer Time
94
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
122
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
96
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
80
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
47
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
101
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
113
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
54
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
112
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
91
Waiting Time
103
Time Until Sent Home
203
Broken Bone
95
Transfer Time
186
Waiting Time
50
Time Until Sent Home
182
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
109
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
85
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
30
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
91
Broken Bone
31
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
147
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
92
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
43
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
167
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
97
Time Until Sent Home
203
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
197
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
97
Waiting Time
60
Time Until Sent Home
169
Broken Bone
71
Transfer Time
142
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
74
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
128
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
89
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
74
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
70
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
79
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
40
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
169
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
150
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
216
Broken Bone
102
Transfer Time
122
Waiting Time
53
Time Until Sent Home
193
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
96
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
71
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
173
Broken Bone
78
Transfer Time
114
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
115
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
0
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
10
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
82
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
24
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
103
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
119
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
97
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
157
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
110
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
25
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
56
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
117
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
95
Waiting Time
6
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
124
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
109
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
90
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
5
Time Until Sent Home
88
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
69
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
161
Broken Bone
71
Transfer Time
184
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
104
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
57
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
86
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
96
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
8
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
74
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
169
Broken Bone
101
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
127
Time Until Sent Home
248
Broken Bone
136
Transfer Time
125
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
116
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
60
Time Until Sent Home
141
Broken Bone
79
Transfer Time
108
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
109
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
90
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
123
Time Until Sent Home
184
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
14
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
89
Broken Bone
31
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
121
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
88
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
112
Time Until Sent Home
262
Broken Bone
204
Transfer Time
124
Waiting Time
112
Time Until Sent Home
380
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
261
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
75
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
57
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
29
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
74
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
64
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
85
Transfer Time
120
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
174
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
109
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
34
Time Until Sent Home
98
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
160
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
106
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
116
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
93
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
0
Waiting Time
42
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
80
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
71
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
29
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
29
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
41
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
102
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
89

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