ER Wait Watcher Alaska

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ER Wait Watcher

Which Emergency Room Will See You the Fastest?

This app displays only average wait times. For a current wait time, call the hospital. If you are having a heart attack or life-threatening emergency, call 911.
ER Wait Watcher » Alaska

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Alaska Waiting Times

For each hospital in Alaska, we chart the time, on average, that patients wait in emergency rooms before one of four outcomes: they see a doctor, they get sent home, they’re given pain medications for a broken bone, or they are admitted to the hospital. For each measure, lower numbers are better. Experts caution that very small differences between hospitals for a given measure are unlikely to correspond to noticeable differences in the real world. Find out more »

  • Hospital

  • Waiting Time

    Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being seen by a doctor
  • Time Until Sent Home

    Average time patients spent in the emergency room before being sent home
  • Broken Bone

    Average time patients with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain meds
  • Transfer Time

    Among patients admitted, additional time spent waiting before being taken to their room
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
115
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
221
Waiting Time
6
Time Until Sent Home
112
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
79
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
179
Broken Bone
72
Transfer Time
112
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
1
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
153
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
130
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
146
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
121
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
94
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
154
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
315
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
83

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 December 2018. Most data was collected between January 2017 and January 2018.
Icons from The Noun Project.