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ER Wait Watcher

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ER Wait Watcher » Connecticut

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Connecticut Waiting Times

For each hospital in Connecticut, 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
Connecticut Avg.
Waiting Time
27 min
Time Until Sent Home
139 min
Broken Bone
54 min
Transfer Time
153 min
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
89
Time Until Sent Home
222
Broken Bone
94
Transfer Time
189
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
160
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
134
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
195
Broken Bone
93
Transfer Time
203
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
145
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
176
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
121
Broken Bone
43
Transfer Time
121
Waiting Time
57
Time Until Sent Home
182
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
205
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
133
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
186
Waiting Time
33
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
135
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
108
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
214
Waiting Time
48
Time Until Sent Home
168
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
218
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
144
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
138
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
119
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
134
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
158
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
93
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
151
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
138
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
174
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
110
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
108
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
252
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
214
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
201
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
93
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
179
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
148
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
106
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
43
Time Until Sent Home
178
Broken Bone
81
Transfer Time
118
Waiting Time
46
Time Until Sent Home
161
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
193
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
91
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
148
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
88
Broken Bone
41
Transfer Time
192

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