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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
26 min
Time Until Sent Home
134 min
Broken Bone
57 min
Transfer Time
98 min
Utah Avg.
Waiting Time
17 min
Time Until Sent Home
123 min
Broken Bone
43 min
Transfer Time
66 min
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
140
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
206
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
83
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
125
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
26
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
111
Broken Bone
27
Transfer Time
53
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
101
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
41
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
63
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
49
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
105
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
38
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
81
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
15
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
77
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
30
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
92
Broken Bone
24
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
32
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
3
Time Until Sent Home
102
Broken Bone
28
Transfer Time
84
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
102
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
35
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
50
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
142
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
4
Time Until Sent Home
97
Broken Bone
30
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
150
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
101
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
34
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
94
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
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
29
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
112
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
77
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
172
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
100
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