Emergency Department Care - Bronson Methodist Hospital - Bronson Healthcare

Emergency Department Care - Bronson Methodist Hospital

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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1/1/2017 to 12/31/2017

Bronson Methodist Hospital National Average

Emergency department volume

1/1/2016 to 12/31/2016

Very high

60,000+ patients annually

Very high

60,000+

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

Lower number of minutes is better

     274
minutes²
332
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

73
minutes2
142
minutes

Average time patients spent in the emergency department before leaving from the visit

Lower number of minutes is better

179
minutes
171
minutes

Average time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a healthcare professional

Lower number of minutes is better

33 minutes 25
minutes
Average time (median) patients who came into the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain medication

Lower number of minutes is better
66
minutes
48
minutes
Percentage of patients who left the emergency department before being seen

Lower percentages are better
3% 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

57% 73%

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

Reviewed by Corporate Communications on December 06, 2018

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