ER Wait Watcher WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL

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WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL

(808) 621-8411

128 lehua street
wahiawa, HI 96786

Hospital Type

Acute Care Hospitals

Hospital Owner

Voluntary non-profit - Private

Emergency Dept. Volume

Medium (20,000 - 39,999 patients a year)

53%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend" this Hospital
(Hawaii Avg: 74%)

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

53%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend" this Hospital
(Hawaii Avg: 74%)

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
1% of patients leave without being seen
11min Seen by doctor
4hrs 20min Admitted to hospital
6hrs 13min

Taken to room

1hr 45min 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 medium 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.

11min
National Avg.
23min
Hawaii Avg.
16min
This Hospital
11min
Discharged Patients

Time Until Sent Home

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

1hr 45min
National Avg.
2hrs 21min
Hawaii Avg.
2hrs 11min
This Hospital
1hr 45min
Impatient Patients

Left Without
Being Seen

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

1%
Avg. U.S. Hospital
2%
Avg. Hawaii Hospital
1%
This Hospital
1%
Admitted Patients

Time Before Admission

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

4hrs 20min

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

National Avg.
4hrs 18min
Hawaii Avg.
4hrs 38min
This Hospital
4hrs 20min
Admitted Patients

Transfer Time

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

1hr 53min

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

National Avg.
1hr 28min
Hawaii Avg.
1hr 46min
This Hospital
1hr 53min
Special Patients

Broken Bone

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

32min
National Avg.
52min
Hawaii Avg.
54min
This Hospital
32min
Special Patients

CT Scan

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

25%
National Avg.
69%
Hawaii Avg.
39%
This Hospital
25%

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. 18, 2016. Most data was collected between April 2015 and March 2016.
Icons from The Noun Project.

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