Emergency Department Care - Bronson Battle Creek Hospital - Bronson Healthcare

Emergency Department Care - Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

Timely and effective care in hospital emergency departments is essential for good patient outcomes. Delays before receiving care in the emergency department can reduce the quality of care and increase risks and discomfort for patients with serious illnesses or injuries. Waiting times at different hospitals can vary widely, depending on the number of patients seen, staffing levels, efficiency, admitting procedures, or the availability of inpatient beds.

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4/1/2017 to 3/31/2018
Bronson Battle Creek  National Average

Emergency department volume

1/1/2017 to 12/31/2017

High

40,000-59,999 patients annually

High

40,000-59,999 patients annually

Average (median) time patients who came to the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before getting pain medication

lower number of minutes is better

61 minutes

49 minutes

Percentage of patients who left the emergency department before being seen

Lower percentages are better

1%

2%

Percentage of patients who came to the emergency department with stroke symptoms who received brain scan results within 45 minutes of arrival

Higher percentages are better

47%

73%

Average time patients spent in the emergency department, before they were admitted to the hospital as an inpatient

Lower number of minutes is better

282
minutes²

302
minutes

Average time patients spent in the emergency department after the doctor decided to admit them as an inpatient before leaving the emergency department for their inpatient room

Lower number of minutes is better

107
minutes²
118
minutes
Average time patients spent in the emergency department before leaving from the visit

Lower number of minutes is better
152
minutes
162 minutes
Average time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a healthcare professional

Lower number of minutes is better
27 minutes 22
minutes

²Data submitted were based on a sample of cases/patients.

Reviewed by Corporate Communications on May 06, 2019

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