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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.
ER Wait Watcher » Washington

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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
28 min
Time Until Sent Home
138 min
Broken Bone
60 min
Transfer Time
97 min
Washington Avg.
Waiting Time
23 min
Time Until Sent Home
134 min
Broken Bone
53 min
Transfer Time
95 min
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
37
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
80
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
96
Waiting Time
45
Time Until Sent Home
147
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
107
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
126
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
235
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
224
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
203
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
118
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
37
Transfer Time
113
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
148
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
114
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
174
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
144
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
221
Broken Bone
86
Transfer Time
195
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
106
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
35
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
80
Broken Bone
29
Transfer Time
63
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
139
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
107
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
45
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
64
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
82
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
77
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
86
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
64
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
95
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
57
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
101
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
117
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
89
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
97
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
38
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
150
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
89
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
56
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
102
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
79
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
134
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
98
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
68
Time Until Sent Home
178
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
103
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
143
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
111
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
162
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
140
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
81
Time Until Sent Home
174
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
109
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
69
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
77
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
135
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
131
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
78
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
56
Time Until Sent Home
174
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
52
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
144
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
156
Waiting Time
42
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
108
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
56
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
76
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
84
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
52
Waiting Time
39
Time Until Sent Home
158
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
44
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
92
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
154
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
96
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
154
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
148
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
122
Time Until Sent Home
171
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
123
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
178
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
78
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
161
Broken Bone
27
Transfer Time
115
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
87
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
46
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