ER Wait Watcher BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER EAST

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BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER EAST

(334) 244-8330

400 taylor road
montgomery, AL 36117

1.0 stars 82bc0b996cc5d33325464fd180bfc5c0da2e5f213c7aee084ce70bcaececfdaf

Based on 1 rating

Hospital Type

Acute Care Hospitals

Hospital Owner

Government - Hospital District or Authority

Emergency Dept. Volume

High (40,000 - 59,999 patients a year)

81%

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

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

81%

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
3% of patients leave without being seen
21min Seen by doctor
7hrs 52min Admitted to hospital
12hrs 9min

Taken to room

3hrs 10min 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 for hospitals with high volumes. 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

(to other hospitals with similar emergency-department volumes, when available)

All Patients

Waiting Time

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

21min
National Avg.
26min
Ala. Avg.
31min
This Hospital
21min
Discharged Patients

Time Until Sent Home

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

3hrs 10min
National Avg.
2hrs 39min
Ala. Avg.
2hrs 53min
This Hospital
3hrs 10min
Impatient Patients

Left Without
Being Seen

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

3%
Avg. U.S. Hospital
2%
Avg. Ala. Hospital
2%
This Hospital
3%
Admitted Patients

Time Before Admission

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

7hrs 52min

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

National Avg.
4hrs 55min
Ala. Avg.
4hrs 55min
This Hospital
7hrs 52min
Admitted Patients

Transfer Time

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

4hrs 17min

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

National Avg.
1hr 58min
Ala. Avg.
1hr 37min
This Hospital
4hrs 17min
Special Patients

Broken Bone

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

1hr 18min
National Avg.
50min
Ala. Avg.
1hr
This Hospital
1hr 18min
Special Patients

CT Scan

Percentage of patients who arrived with stroke symptoms and did not receive brain scan results within 45 mins.

33%
National Avg.
71%
Ala. Avg.
39%
This Hospital
33%

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 August 2017. Most data was collected between October 2015 and September 2016.
Icons from The Noun Project.

Rating Summary

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  • Joe Inman 12:31 a.m.
    Aug. 29, 2015
    Overall Rating No rating
    Wait Time
    No response
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    Outcome No response
    Review

    12 plus hours after arriving by ambulance my mother was still in the ER waiting for a room. The room was vacant at 4 pm, at 6 pm the room had not been clean so the wait continued. In the mean time the staff refused to allow her to sit up in a chair or wheelchair. The pain she was in was a 500 on a scale on 1 to 10. With all of her medical problems the staff should be required to undergo sensitivity training and stop treating all patients with the same problems the same way. No 2 people are the same. Be careful when going to the ER

  • john 6:12 p.m.
    March 2, 2015
    Overall Rating 1 stars 82bc0b996cc5d33325464fd180bfc5c0da2e5f213c7aee084ce70bcaececfdaf
    Wait Time
    No response
    Insurance Private Insurance
    Outcome Treated at E.R.
    Review

    It sucks.won't help people in the er gagging and throwing up dont come here

  • John 5:03 p.m.
    March 2, 2015
    Overall Rating No rating
    Wait Time
    No response
    Insurance Private Insurance
    Outcome Treated at E.R.
    Review

    Horrible nasty slow and rude worst hospital ever

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