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ER Wait Watcher

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ER Wait Watcher » South Carolina

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South Carolina Waiting Times

For each hospital in South Carolina, 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
South Carolina Avg.
Waiting Time
30 min
Time Until Sent Home
134 min
Broken Bone
59 min
Transfer Time
92 min
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
146
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
64
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
141
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
33
Time Until Sent Home
122
Broken Bone
53
Transfer Time
101
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
71
Transfer Time
40
Waiting Time
30
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
95
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
74
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
159
Broken Bone
70
Transfer Time
144
Waiting Time
60
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
192
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
99
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
115
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
44
Waiting Time
77
Time Until Sent Home
201
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
155
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
112
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
65
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
103
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
150
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
172
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
29
Transfer Time
86
Waiting Time
76
Time Until Sent Home
205
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
89
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
143
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
52
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
172
Broken Bone
68
Transfer Time
95
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
91
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
50
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
88
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
84
Waiting Time
32
Time Until Sent Home
152
Broken Bone
74
Transfer Time
120
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
49
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
75
Transfer Time
133
Waiting Time
75
Time Until Sent Home
106
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
44
Time Until Sent Home
160
Broken Bone
54
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
65
Transfer Time
111
Waiting Time
77
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
69
Transfer Time
112
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
176
Broken Bone
102
Transfer Time
140
Waiting Time
33
Time Until Sent Home
130
Broken Bone
64
Transfer Time
61
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
130
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
180
Broken Bone
51
Transfer Time
170
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
96
Broken Bone
28
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
142
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
67
Time Until Sent Home
186
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
166
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
148
Broken Bone
49
Transfer Time
155
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
55
Transfer Time
86
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
90
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
55
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
155
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
79
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
145
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
166
Waiting Time
28
Time Until Sent Home
100
Broken Bone
74
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
6
Time Until Sent Home
81
Broken Bone
30
Transfer Time
55
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
30
Time Until Sent Home
123
Broken Bone
57
Transfer Time
47
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
110
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
60
Time Until Sent Home
157
Broken Bone
61
Transfer Time
133
Waiting Time
25
Time Until Sent Home
188
Broken Bone
63
Transfer Time
130
Waiting Time
34
Time Until Sent Home
126
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
89
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
53
Waiting Time
58
Time Until Sent Home
166
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
75
Waiting Time
38
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
83
Transfer Time
156
Waiting Time
27
Time Until Sent Home
138
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
99
Waiting Time
40
Time Until Sent Home
99
Broken Bone
84
Transfer Time
60
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
80
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
31
Time Until Sent Home
170
Broken Bone
60
Transfer Time
99

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