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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.

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Utah Waiting Times

For each hospital in Utah, 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
Utah Avg.
Waiting Time
17 min
Time Until Sent Home
122 min
Broken Bone
43 min
Transfer Time
66 min
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
203
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
161
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
77
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
115
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
91
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
141
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
69
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
112
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
64
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
171
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
27
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
23
Transfer Time
47
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
30
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
30
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
178
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
79
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
96
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
33
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
157
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
31
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
133
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
64
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
40
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
80
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
20
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
111
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
58
Waiting Time
42
Time Until Sent Home
147
Broken Bone
50
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
N/A
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
101
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
0
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
88
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
97
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
58
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
99
Broken Bone
28
Transfer Time
40
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
101
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
20
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
30
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
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
81
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
10
Waiting Time
3
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
30
Transfer Time
84

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