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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
28 min
Time Until Sent Home
138 min
Broken Bone
60 min
Transfer Time
97 min
North Carolina Avg.
Waiting Time
38 min
Time Until Sent Home
155 min
Broken Bone
68 min
Transfer Time
110 min
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
48
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
138
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
124
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
67
Time Until Sent Home
182
Broken Bone
93
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
70
Time Until Sent Home
202
Broken Bone
112
Transfer Time
280
Waiting Time
74
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
101
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
187
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
53
Waiting Time
65
Time Until Sent Home
193
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
165
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
178
Waiting Time
2
Time Until Sent Home
72
Broken Bone
27
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
83
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
190
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
144
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
159
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
184
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
221
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
168
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
157
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
135
Waiting Time
42
Time Until Sent Home
141
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
47
Time Until Sent Home
147
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
96
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
168
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
33
Waiting Time
53
Time Until Sent Home
207
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
210
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
164
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
74
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
121
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
122
Waiting Time
51
Time Until Sent Home
199
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
162
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
184
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
94
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
108
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
164
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
175
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
73
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
114
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
122
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
127
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
70
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
189
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
107
Waiting Time
52
Time Until Sent Home
184
Broken Bone
95
Transfer Time
144
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
127
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
114
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
165
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
158
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
184
Broken Bone
99
Transfer Time
223
Waiting Time
53
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
77
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
52
Time Until Sent Home
173
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
105
Time Until Sent Home
212
Broken Bone
101
Transfer Time
182
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
158
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
70
Time Until Sent Home
167
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
204
Waiting Time
96
Time Until Sent Home
164
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
86
Waiting Time
53
Time Until Sent Home
197
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
73
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
87
Waiting Time
60
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
58
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
172
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
114
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
126
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
165
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
120
Waiting Time
55
Time Until Sent Home
157
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
57
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
150
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
83
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
87
Time Until Sent Home
219
Broken Bone
103
Transfer Time
146
Waiting Time
65
Time Until Sent Home
200
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
158
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
74
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
54
Time Until Sent Home
175
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
198
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
149
Broken Bone
103
Transfer Time
154
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
105
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
140
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
125
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
46
Waiting Time
62
Time Until Sent Home
167
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
126
Waiting Time
42
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
104
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
210
Broken Bone
83
Transfer Time
188
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
175
Broken Bone
79
Transfer Time
104
Waiting Time
50
Time Until Sent Home
208
Broken Bone
86
Transfer Time
134
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
72
Time Until Sent Home
272
Broken Bone
82
Transfer Time
156
Waiting Time
54
Time Until Sent Home
264
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
162
Waiting Time
52
Time Until Sent Home
164
Broken Bone
89
Transfer Time
86
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
26
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
77
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
135
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
163
Broken Bone
96
Transfer Time
127
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
83
Transfer Time
47
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
90
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
59
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
165
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
165
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
104
Waiting Time
42
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
84
Time Until Sent Home
172
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
89
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
119
Broken Bone
86
Transfer Time
69
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
148
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
158
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
121
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
149
Waiting Time
61
Time Until Sent Home
199
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
146
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
62
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
66
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. 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