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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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Washington Waiting Times

For each hospital in Washington, 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
Washington Avg.
Waiting Time
22 min
Time Until Sent Home
135 min
Broken Bone
52 min
Transfer Time
96 min
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
90
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
72
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
139
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
105
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
125
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
92
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
112
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
78
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
231
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
176
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
91
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
222
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
229
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
37
Transfer Time
62
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
133
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
142
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
161
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
140
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
67
Transfer Time
129
Waiting Time
62
Time Until Sent Home
185
Broken Bone
92
Transfer Time
118
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
126
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
93
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
8
Time Until Sent Home
165
Broken Bone
28
Transfer Time
140
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
127
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
43
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
36
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
55
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
25
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
147
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
157
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
92
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
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
158
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
8
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
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
44
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
24
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
93
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
74
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
103
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
83
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
63
Waiting Time
54
Time Until Sent Home
176
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
53
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
177
Broken Bone
62
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
29
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
168
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
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
91
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
46
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
13
Time Until Sent Home
127
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
75
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
42
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
162
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
103
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
132
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
127
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
108
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
186
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
105
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
160
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
106
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
165
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
151
Waiting Time
64
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
79
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
129
Waiting Time
8
Time Until Sent Home
92
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
79
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
164
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
139
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
17
Time Until Sent Home
93
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
59
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