Emergency Department Care - Bronson Methodist Hospital - Bronson Healthcare

Timely and effective care in hospital emergency departments is critical for good patient outcomes. On average, patients see a healthcare provider in less than 30 minutes.

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4/1/2013 to 3/31/2014

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Average

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

Lower number of minutes is better

     303
minutes²
272
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

113
minutes2
97
minutes

Average time patients spent in the emergency department before being sent home

Lower number of minutes is better

142
minutes
133
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 24
minutes
Average time patients who came into the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain medication

Lower number of minutes is better
55
minutes
55
minutes
Percentage of patients who left the emergency department before being seen
Lower percentages are better
1% 2%

²The hospital indicated that the data submitted for this measure were based on a sample of cases. 

Reviewed by Corporate Communications on January 22, 2015

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