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ER Wait Watcher

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JACKSON HOSPITAL & CLINIC INC

(334) 293-8000

1725 pine street
montgomery, AL 36106

Hospital Type

Acute Care Hospitals

Hospital Owner

Voluntary non-profit - Private

75%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend"
this Hospital (Alabama Avg: 71%)

See this hospital's CMS profile page or inspection reports.

75%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend" this Hospital (Alabama Avg: 71%)

See this hospital's CMS profile page or inspection reports.

Patient Pathways Through This ER

After a patient arrives at the emergency room, they are typically seen by a doctor and then either sent home or admitted to the hospital and taken to a room. A small percentage of patients leave without being seen at all. The chart below shows on average how long each of these pathways take. Lower numbers are better, and all times refer to the average length of time people waited. Find out more »

Arrives at ER
6% of patients leave without being seen
1hr 7min Seen by doctor
5hrs 31min Admitted to hospital
7hrs 51min

Taken to room

2hrs 57min Sent home

All wait times are average.

Detailed Quality Measures

Here is a more in depth look at each quality measure, compared to state and national averages. Experts caution that very small differences between hospitals for a given measure are unlikely to correspond to noticeable differences in the real world.

 
Measure
Average for this Hospital
How this Hospital Compares
All Patients

Waiting Time

Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being seen by a doctor.

1hr 7min
National Avg.
24 min
Ala. Avg.
30min
This Hospital
1hr 7min
Discharged Patients

Time Until Sent Home

Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being sent home.

2hrs 57min
National Avg.
2hrs 13min
Ala. Avg.
2hrs 6min
This Hospital
2hrs 57min
Impatient Patients

Left Without
Being Seen

Percentage of patients who left the emergency room without being seen by a doctor.

6%
Avg. U.S. Hospital
1%
Avg. Ala. Hospital
3%
This Hospital
6%
Admitted Patients

Time Before Admission

Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being admitted to the hospital.

5hrs 31min

Data submitted were based on a sample of cases/patients.

National Avg.
4 hr 34 min
Ala. Avg.
3hrs 58min
This Hospital
5hrs 31min
Admitted Patients

Transfer Time

Among patients admitted, additional time they spent waiting before being taken to their room (sometimes referred to as "boarding time.")

2hrs 20min

Data submitted were based on a sample of cases/patients.

National Avg.
1hr 37min
Ala. Avg.
1hr 13min
This Hospital
2hrs 20min
Special Patients

Broken Bone

Average time patients with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain meds.

1hr 43min
National Avg.
55min
Ala. Avg.
1hr 7min
This Hospital
1hr 43min

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 Dec. 17 2014. All data was collected between April. 2013 and March 2014.
Icons from The Noun Project: Jeremy J Bristol, Alexey Ivanov, Lemon Liu, Sebastian Langer, Rémy Médard, Christopher T. Howlett, Christelle Mozzati

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