Emergency Department Care

ED Inpatient — ED Throughput

A lower number of minutes spent is better.

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

(July 2016 to June 2017)

LVH:  367 minutes

(April 2015 to March 2016)

U.S. average:  335 minutes

PA average:  331 minutes


Median 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.

(July 2016 to June 2017)

LVH:  148 minutes

(April 2015 to March 2016)

U.S. average:  138 minutes

PA average:  139 minutes


Benchmarking is based on volume:  Hospital Compare

 

ED Inpatient — ED Throughput

A lower number of minutes spent is better.

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

(July 2016 to June 2017)

LVH-M:  306 minutes

(April 2015 to March 2016)

U.S. average:  262 minutes

PA average:  274 minutes


Median 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.

(July 2016 to June 2017)

LVH-M:  104 minutes

(April 2015 to March 2016)

U.S. average:  90 minutes

PA average:  99 minutes


Benchmarking is based on volume:  Hospital Compare

 

Outpatient ED

(October 2015 to September 2016)

A lower number of minutes spent is better.


Median time patients spent in the emergency department, before being sent home.

LVH:  186 minutes

U.S. average:  172 minutes

PA average:  163 minutes


Median time patients spent in the emergency department, before they were seen by a healthcare professional.

LVH:  32 minutes

U.S. average:  26 minutes

PA average:  28 minutes


Median time patients who came to the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain medication.

LVH:  71minutes

U.S. average:  52 minutes

PA average:  57 minutes


Benchmarking is based on volume:  Hospital Compare

 

Outpatient ED

(October 2015 to September 2016)

A lower number of minutes spent is better.


Median time patients spent in the emergency department, before being sent home.

LVH-M:  158 minutes

U.S. average:  143 minutes

PA average:  144 minutes


Median time patients spent in the emergency department, before they were seen by a healthcare professional.

LVH-M:  19 minutes

U.S. average:  21 minutes

PA average:  21 minutes


Median time patients who came to the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain medication.

LVH-M:  62 minutes

U.S. average:  52 minutes

PA average:  57 minutes


Benchmarking is based on volume:  Hospital Compare.