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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
24 min
Time Until Sent Home
133 min
Broken Bone
55 min
Transfer Time
97 min
Louisiana Avg.
Waiting Time
26 min
Time Until Sent Home
126 min
Broken Bone
57 min
Transfer Time
87 min
Waiting Time
94
Time Until Sent Home
214
Broken Bone
97
Transfer Time
162
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
78
Broken Bone
30
Transfer Time
54
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
81
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
34
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
26
Time Until Sent Home
97
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
118
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
70
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
119
Time Until Sent Home
200
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
16
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
136
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
69
Time Until Sent Home
184
Broken Bone
122
Transfer Time
125
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
172
Broken Bone
118
Transfer Time
130
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
86
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
80
Time Until Sent Home
216
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
156
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
91
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
75
Broken Bone
24
Transfer Time
118
Waiting Time
89
Time Until Sent Home
315
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
252
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
183
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
130
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
130
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
30
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
52
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
13
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
120
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
191
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
76
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
35
Waiting Time
80
Time Until Sent Home
218
Broken Bone
158
Transfer Time
137
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
115
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
90
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
103
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
90
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
90
Waiting Time
53
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
93
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
129
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
89
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
89
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
164
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
139
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
95
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
104
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
98
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
185
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
149
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
89
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
79
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
103
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
126
Waiting Time
6
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
20
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
226
Broken Bone
166
Transfer Time
186
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
40
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
119
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
77
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
58
Time Until Sent Home
149
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
70
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
19
Time Until Sent Home
125
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
188
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
54
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
70
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
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
5
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
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
27
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
126
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
1
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
97
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
80
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
149
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
96
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
160
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
162
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
139
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
125
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
67
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
35
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
105
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
57
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
106
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
117
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
94
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
140
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
77
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
44
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
109
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
52
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
136
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
7
Time Until Sent Home
85
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
60

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