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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.
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
28 min
Time Until Sent Home
138 min
Broken Bone
60 min
Transfer Time
97 min
North Carolina Avg.
Waiting Time
36 min
Time Until Sent Home
155 min
Broken Bone
67 min
Transfer Time
109 min
Waiting Time
33
Time Until Sent Home
186
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
126
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
191
Waiting Time
65
Time Until Sent Home
173
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
130
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
186
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
53
Time Until Sent Home
195
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
162
Waiting Time
67
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
157
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
73
Time Until Sent Home
177
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
188
Waiting Time
52
Time Until Sent Home
180
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
76
Time Until Sent Home
182
Broken Bone
98
Transfer Time
58
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
34
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
154
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
155
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
125
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
120
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
141
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
89
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
158
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
106
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
215
Broken Bone
89
Transfer Time
169
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
154
Broken Bone
92
Transfer Time
142
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
71
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
113
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
88
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
48
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
128
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
78
Transfer Time
71
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
149
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
165
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
164
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
136
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
146
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
76
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
129
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
160
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
139
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
115
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
88
Transfer Time
74
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
176
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
158
Waiting Time
54
Time Until Sent Home
203
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
73
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
108
Waiting Time
61
Time Until Sent Home
198
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
160
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
147
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
135
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
122
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
172
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
154
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
117
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
165
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
120
Waiting Time
60
Time Until Sent Home
196
Broken Bone
96
Transfer Time
144
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
2
Time Until Sent Home
70
Broken Bone
28
Transfer Time
88
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
152
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
148
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
192
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
116
Waiting Time
33
Time Until Sent Home
123
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
52
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
48
Waiting Time
91
Time Until Sent Home
229
Broken Bone
102
Transfer Time
126
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
68
Waiting Time
53
Time Until Sent Home
158
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
69
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
50
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
21
Time Until Sent Home
184
Broken Bone
85
Transfer Time
215
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
221
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
125
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
116
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
126
Broken Bone
79
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
161
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
126
Waiting Time
71
Time Until Sent Home
193
Broken Bone
121
Transfer Time
280
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
182
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
209
Broken Bone
79
Transfer Time
135
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
103
Transfer Time
143
Waiting Time
65
Time Until Sent Home
273
Broken Bone
76
Transfer Time
154
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
158
Broken Bone
92
Transfer Time
90
Waiting Time
54
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
94
Waiting Time
98
Time Until Sent Home
204
Broken Bone
100
Transfer Time
155
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
76
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
276
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
169
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
55
Time Until Sent Home
147
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
79
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
37
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
52
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
51
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
29
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
121
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
208
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
235
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
95
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
183
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
118
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
192
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
221
Waiting Time
68
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
78
Transfer Time
83
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
54
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
127
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
173
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
93
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
103
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
162
Broken Bone
122
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
49

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