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ER Wait Watcher

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ER Wait Watcher » North Carolina

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North Carolina Waiting Times

For each hospital in North Carolina, 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
North Carolina Avg.
Waiting Time
34 min
Time Until Sent Home
152 min
Broken Bone
67 min
Transfer Time
107 min
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
185
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
134
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
160
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
125
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
69
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
35
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
99
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
193
Broken Bone
78
Transfer Time
134
Waiting Time
54
Time Until Sent Home
204
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
133
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
97
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
160
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
71
Transfer Time
132
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
161
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
157
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
131
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
113
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
154
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
134
Waiting Time
59
Time Until Sent Home
165
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
98
Time Until Sent Home
250
Broken Bone
95
Transfer Time
111
Waiting Time
59
Time Until Sent Home
185
Broken Bone
96
Transfer Time
134
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
169
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
179
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
158
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
190
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
183
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
104
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
113
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
116
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
117
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
263
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
157
Waiting Time
98
Time Until Sent Home
203
Broken Bone
101
Transfer Time
140
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
154
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
151
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
56
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
48
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
193
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
148
Waiting Time
53
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
71
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
79
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
158
Broken Bone
94
Transfer Time
165
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
194
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
160
Waiting Time
59
Time Until Sent Home
282
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
180
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
123
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
79
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
191
Broken Bone
71
Transfer Time
122
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
154
Broken Bone
71
Transfer Time
83
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
113
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
120
Waiting Time
57
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
240
Waiting Time
60
Time Until Sent Home
162
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
78
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
33
Time Until Sent Home
208
Broken Bone
78
Transfer Time
163
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
133
Waiting Time
51
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
48
Waiting Time
74
Time Until Sent Home
177
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
172
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
73
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
105
Waiting Time
69
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
148
Waiting Time
64
Time Until Sent Home
181
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
129
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
152
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
N/A
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
162
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
115
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
174
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
52
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
133
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
128
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
77
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
181
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
201
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
50
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
78
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
154
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
68
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
132
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
119
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
41
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
84
Broken Bone
33
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
175
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
87
Transfer Time
36
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
183
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
108
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
117
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
152
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
74
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
203
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
217
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
99
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
169
Broken Bone
102
Transfer Time
142
Waiting Time
2
Time Until Sent Home
67
Broken Bone
29
Transfer Time
92
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
190
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
230
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
71
Time Until Sent Home
192
Broken Bone
93
Transfer Time
274
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
108
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
113
Transfer Time
63
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
39
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
158
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
138
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
34
Waiting Time
73
Time Until Sent Home
179
Broken Bone
102
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
165
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
80
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