Emergency Department Care - Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

Emergency Department Care - Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

Timely and effective care in hospital emergency departments is essential for good patient outcomes. Delays before getting 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.

The information below shows how quickly Bronson Battle Creek Hospital treat patients who come to the hospital emergency department, compared to the average for all hospitals in the U.S.

Emergency Department Care

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Bronson Battle Creek Hospital

National Average

Percentage of patients who left the emergency department before being seen.

Lower percentages are better

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019


2%25, 26

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

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019



Emergency department volume.

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019


Not Available

Average (median) time patients spent in the emergency department before leaving from the visit.

A lower number of minutes is better

1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

163 Minutes

Other High1 volume hospitals:

173 Minutes25,26

1 40,000 - 59,999 patients annually

25 State and national averages include Veterans Health Administration (VHA) hospital data.

26 State and national averages include Department of Defense (DoD) hospital data.

Reviewed by Bronson Patient Safety & Quality on July 12, 2021