ER Wait Watcher Rhode Island

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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 » Rhode Island

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Rhode Island Waiting Times

For each hospital in Rhode Island, 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
45
Time Until Sent Home
176
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
132
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
98
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
118
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
132
Waiting Time
36
Time Until Sent Home
212
Broken Bone
32
Transfer Time
209
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
140
Broken Bone
66
Transfer Time
132
Waiting Time
21
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
142
Waiting Time
41
Time Until Sent Home
240
Broken Bone
79
Transfer Time
175
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
246
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
134
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
55

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 March 2019. Most data was collected between April 2017 and April 2018.