ER Wait Watcher Delaware

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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 » Delaware

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Delaware Waiting Times

For each hospital in Delaware, 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
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
214
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
177
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
153
Broken Bone
58
Transfer Time
106
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
173
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
203
Waiting Time
54
Time Until Sent Home
234
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
158
Waiting Time
42
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
111
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
83
Transfer Time
168

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.