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ER Wait Watcher

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ER Wait Watcher » Maryland

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Maryland Waiting Times

For each hospital in Maryland, 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
Maryland Avg.
Waiting Time
44 min
Time Until Sent Home
188 min
Broken Bone
68 min
Transfer Time
134 min
Waiting Time
50
Time Until Sent Home
297
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
104
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
137
Waiting Time
68
Time Until Sent Home
183
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
157
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
134
Waiting Time
101
Time Until Sent Home
197
Broken Bone
95
Transfer Time
304
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
205
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
148
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
194
Waiting Time
55
Time Until Sent Home
167
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
105
Waiting Time
61
Time Until Sent Home
177
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
154
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
84
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
47
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
186
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
272
Waiting Time
54
Time Until Sent Home
179
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
123
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
213
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
210
Waiting Time
53
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
165
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
161
Waiting Time
60
Time Until Sent Home
180
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
161
Waiting Time
119
Time Until Sent Home
290
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
183
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
70
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
70
Time Until Sent Home
277
Broken Bone
116
Transfer Time
158
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
161
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
172
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
106
Waiting Time
80
Time Until Sent Home
224
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
169
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
92
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
71
Time Until Sent Home
243
Broken Bone
128
Transfer Time
168
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
195
Broken Bone
105
Transfer Time
125
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
222
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
169
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
106
Transfer Time
164
Waiting Time
61
Time Until Sent Home
219
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
353
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
130
Waiting Time
47
Time Until Sent Home
249
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
194
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
86
Transfer Time
121
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
197
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
104
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
69
Waiting Time
60
Time Until Sent Home
202
Broken Bone
86
Transfer Time
111
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
197
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
119
Waiting Time
50
Time Until Sent Home
196
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
98
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
123
Waiting Time
66
Time Until Sent Home
231
Broken Bone
82
Transfer Time
198
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
198
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
190

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