ER Wait Watcher MULTICARE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL

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MULTICARE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL

(253) 697-2102

401 15th avenue se
puyallup, WA 98372

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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)

68%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend" this Hospital
(Wash. Avg: 73%)

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68%

of Patients Would "Definitely Recommend" this Hospital
(Washington Avg: 73%)

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
2% of patients leave without being seen
45min Seen by doctor
5hrs 42min Admitted to hospital
8hrs 7min

Taken to room

3hrs 13min 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.

45min
National Avg.
29min
Wash. Avg.
31min
This Hospital
45min
Discharged Patients

Time Until Sent Home

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

3hrs 13min
National Avg.
2hrs 52min
Wash. Avg.
3hrs 2min
This Hospital
3hrs 13min
Impatient Patients

Left Without
Being Seen

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

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

Time Before Admission

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

5hrs 42min

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

National Avg.
5hrs 33min
Wash. Avg.
5hrs 13min
This Hospital
5hrs 42min
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 25min

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

National Avg.
2hrs 16min
Wash. Avg.
2hrs 13min
This Hospital
2hrs 25min
Special Patients

Broken Bone

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

1hr 10min
National Avg.
50min
Wash. Avg.
54min
This Hospital
1hr 10min
Special Patients

CT Scan

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

20%
National Avg.
71%
Wash. Avg.
34%
This Hospital
20%

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.

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  • Don M 5:07 a.m.
    Aug. 26, 2015
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    Do not go to this ER! We are still waiting at over 2AM and got here at 10PM. We haven't seen anyone with an MD after their name. A nurse has checked on us once. Drive to St. Joseph or St. Francis. My 10 year old daughter had extreme lower back pain and they could care less about my daughter's situation. Stay far away from this place!

  • Tamara Soennichsen 12:12 a.m.
    June 5, 2015
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    today I chose to go to Good Samaritan Hospital due to having extreme lower back pain numbness in my bottom and shooting pain from my legs I'm someone who can handle pain but this was unbearable I was giving dirty looks I was treated very poorly I could even hear the nurses talking amongst themselves about my situation I was treated very unfairly I went for pain management and some kind of an idea of what was going on with my body I'm also 8 weeks pregnant they didn't give me any information about my baby nothing I will never return a good Samaritan Hospital I've had nothing but problems the same thing happened to my mother and the next day she died I think it's about time that the doctor start listening to the patient and attending to their needs instead of choosing the symptoms caused they said that I had a UTI what are UTI doesn't cause a hundred 2.5 temperature extreme lower back pain and leg pain shooting through my legs I'm very very hurt by this being the fact that I don't have medical insurance and paying out of pocket I feel very very very discriminated against and now I'm on my way to another hospital to pay even a bigger fee to find out what's actually going on with me I asked the nurse the doctor on hand what happens if the pain gets worse Eminem this gets worse she said to come back well then why was I there now I'm sitting in pain I need to drive my vehicle in the parking lot with a thousand questions unanswered thank you for putting my feelings and my treatment at the top of your list

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