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ER Wait Watcher

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.

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Utah Waiting Times

For each hospital in Utah, 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
Utah Avg.
Waiting Time
16 min
Time Until Sent Home
125 min
Broken Bone
41 min
Transfer Time
66 min
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
104
Broken Bone
59
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
29
Time Until Sent Home
191
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
100
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
189
Broken Bone
56
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
67
Waiting Time
24
Time Until Sent Home
88
Broken Bone
48
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
5
Time Until Sent Home
116
Broken Bone
23
Transfer Time
48
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
93
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
36
Waiting Time
26
Time Until Sent Home
148
Broken Bone
62
Transfer Time
74
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
131
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
22
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
46
Transfer Time
53
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
132
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
57
Waiting Time
14
Time Until Sent Home
118
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
70
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
113
Broken Bone
21
Transfer Time
53
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
9
Time Until Sent Home
148
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
98
Waiting Time
8
Time Until Sent Home
113
Broken Bone
28
Transfer Time
59
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
99
Broken Bone
34
Transfer Time
36
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
160
Broken Bone
50
Transfer Time
79
Waiting Time
23
Time Until Sent Home
137
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
15
Time Until Sent Home
136
Broken Bone
40
Transfer Time
37
Waiting Time
35
Time Until Sent Home
128
Broken Bone
42
Transfer Time
52
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
103
Broken Bone
52
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
12
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
33
Transfer Time
72
Waiting Time
19
Time Until Sent Home
139
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
176
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
78
Waiting Time
2
Time Until Sent Home
120
Broken Bone
28
Transfer Time
82
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
156
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
92
Waiting Time
20
Time Until Sent Home
172
Broken Bone
39
Transfer Time
76
Waiting Time
N/A
Time Until Sent Home
N/A
Broken Bone
N/A
Transfer Time
N/A
Waiting Time
7
Time Until Sent Home
94
Broken Bone
27
Transfer Time
57
Waiting Time
13
Time Until Sent Home
98
Broken Bone
45
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
14
Time Until Sent Home
110
Broken Bone
32
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
37
Time Until Sent Home
139
Broken Bone
44
Transfer Time
151
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
81
Broken Bone
45
Transfer Time
30
Waiting Time
4
Time Until Sent Home
95
Broken Bone
25
Transfer Time
65
Waiting Time
16
Time Until Sent Home
129
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
68
Waiting Time
11
Time Until Sent Home
124
Broken Bone
36
Transfer Time
93
Waiting Time
18
Time Until Sent Home
93
Broken Bone
27
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