ER Wait Watcher PROVIDENCE ST PETER HOSPITAL

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PROVIDENCE ST PETER HOSPITAL

(360) 491-9480

413 lilly road ne
olympia, WA 98506

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Hospital Type

Acute Care Hospitals

Hospital Owner

Voluntary non-profit - Private

Emergency Dept. Volume

Very High (60,000+ patients a year)

79%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend" this Hospital
(Wash. Avg: 72%)

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79%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend" this Hospital
(Washington Avg: 72%)

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
5% of patients leave without being seen
1hr 8min Seen by doctor
5hrs 22min Admitted to hospital
7hrs 32min

Taken to room

3hrs 16min 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 very 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.

1hr 8min
National Avg.
30min
Wash. Avg.
35min
This Hospital
1hr 8min
Discharged Patients

Time Until Sent Home

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

3hrs 16min
National Avg.
2hrs 52min
Wash. Avg.
2hrs 59min
This Hospital
3hrs 16min
Impatient Patients

Left Without
Being Seen

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

5%
Avg. U.S. Hospital
2%
Avg. Wash. Hospital
2%
This Hospital
5%
Admitted Patients

Time Before Admission

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

5hrs 22min

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

National Avg.
5hrs 38min
Wash. Avg.
5hrs 8min
This Hospital
5hrs 22min
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 10min

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

National Avg.
2hrs 14min
Wash. Avg.
2hrs 8min
This Hospital
2hrs 10min
Special Patients

Broken Bone

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

1hr 18min
National Avg.
52min
Wash. Avg.
55min
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.

27%
National Avg.
69%
Wash. Avg.
34%
This Hospital
27%

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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  • Jessica McKoy 1:24 a.m.
    April 13, 2017
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    I will never go back here! Left the ER without being seen...waited over 5 hours

  • Juliet 4:54 a.m.
    March 19, 2017
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    came in with symptoms of congestive heart failure , took an hr to get an xray . still waiting 3 hrs later while everyone else is prioritized ahead of us ... including sprained wrist .... where the flip are my tier 1 insurance dollers going .....

  • Leigh Bacharach 7:39 p.m.
    Jan. 17, 2017
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    8 hours and counting. Brought mother in for pain after a fall. It has basically taken them 8 hours to do 2 x-ray and a CT scan. Or longer, still waiting for them to do the second x-ray. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The doctor is good.

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