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ER Wait Watcher

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Colorado Waiting Times

For each hospital in Colorado, 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
National Avg.
Waiting Time
24 min
Time Until Sent Home
135 min
Broken Bone
54 min
Transfer Time
96 min
Colorado Avg.
Waiting Time
17 min
Time Until Sent Home
139 min
Broken Bone
45 min
Transfer Time
93 min
Waiting Time
8
Time Until Sent Home
149
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
114
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
23
Time Until Sent Home
111
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
196
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
94
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
160
Broken Bone
47
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
102
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
112
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
139
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
131
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
96
Broken Bone
32
Transfer Time
71
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
287
Broken Bone
26
Transfer Time
150
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
162
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
141
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
162
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
137
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
38
Transfer Time
78
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
35
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
114
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
180
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
86
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
111
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
81
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
178
Broken Bone
73
Transfer Time
105
Waiting Time
8
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
93
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
101
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
14
Waiting Time
6
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
27
Transfer Time
51
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
154
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
85
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
186
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
111
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
64
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
143
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
83
Transfer Time
40
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
74
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
108
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
102
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
185
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
125
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
188
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
79
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
103
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
49
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
154
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
90
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
122
Waiting Time
17
Time Until Sent Home
79
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
58
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
16
Time Until Sent Home
100
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
17
Time Until Sent Home
92
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
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
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
30
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
33
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
120
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
111
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
72
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
19
Time Until Sent Home
114
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
73
Waiting Time
10
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
68
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

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. 17 2014. All data was collected between April. 2013 and March 2014.
Icons from The Noun Project: Jeremy J Bristol, Alexey Ivanov, Lemon Liu, Sebastian Langer, Rémy Médard, Christopher T. Howlett, Christelle Mozzati