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ER Wait Watcher

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Tennessee Waiting Times

For each hospital in Tennessee, 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
Tennessee Avg.
Waiting Time
25 min
Time Until Sent Home
131 min
Broken Bone
60 min
Transfer Time
82 min
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
171
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
71
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
82
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
72
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
25
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
130
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
66
Waiting Time
61
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
99
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
69
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
188
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
146
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
96
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
104
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
43
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
97
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
50
Time Until Sent Home
305
Broken Bone
126
Transfer Time
137
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
63
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
101
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
64
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
137
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
63
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
49
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
78
Transfer Time
40
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
93
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
82
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
37
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
94
Transfer Time
132
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
254
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
131
Waiting Time
8
Time Until Sent Home
97
Broken Bone
18
Transfer Time
48
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
176
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
106
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
161
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
57
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
203
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
92
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
175
Broken Bone
71
Transfer Time
122
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
108
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
117
Broken Bone
27
Transfer Time
53
Waiting Time
37
Time Until Sent Home
196
Broken Bone
80
Transfer Time
111
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
56
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
92
Transfer Time
206
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
90
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
71
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
71
Transfer Time
147
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
113
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
94
Waiting Time
96
Time Until Sent Home
209
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
121
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
138
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
63
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
162
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
88
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
119
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
123
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
56
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
37
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
96
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
95
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
105
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
86
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
106
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
78
Transfer Time
36
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
161
Waiting Time
42
Time Until Sent Home
112
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
150
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
122
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
26
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
174
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
115
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
69
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
179
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
87
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
161
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
92
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
157
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
56
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
158
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
83
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
89
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
44
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
127
Broken Bone
39
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
29
Time Until Sent Home
133
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
103
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
12
Time Until Sent Home
113
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
28
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
57
Time Until Sent Home
211
Broken Bone
86
Transfer Time
107
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
40
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
30
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
71
Transfer Time
95
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
146
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
121
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
115
Broken Bone
100
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
91
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
105
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
81
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
149
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
87
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
103
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
111
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
71
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
113
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
54
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
79
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
76
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
34
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
118
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
111
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
108
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
82
Transfer Time
68
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
18
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

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