Navigation Links
Patients Spent an Average of Four Hours and Three Minutes in U.S. Emergency Departments in 2008, According to Latest Press Ganey Report
Date:6/22/2009

Authoritative Report on Emergency Department Experiences Released Today, Available at www.ImproveMyER.com

SOUTH BEND, Ind., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey Associates, Inc., the health care industry's leading provider of quality improvement solutions, today released the 2009 Emergency Department Pulse Report: Patient Perspectives on American Health Care. According to the report, patients now spend an average total time of 4 hours and 3 minutes in the emergency room (ER), also known as the emergency department (ED). That is a 27-minute increase in the nationwide average time since 2002.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090623/CG36563)

Press Ganey's Emergency Department Pulse Report analyzed the experiences of nearly 1.4 million patients treated at 1,725 emergency departments nationwide in 2008. Notable findings from the 2009 pulse report include:

  • South Dakota has the lowest total time spent in the emergency department (3 hours, 52 minutes) while Utah had the highest total time (6 hours, 48 minutes).
  • Two states showed notable improvement in their emergency department average total times over the year. Virginia patients spent 23 fewer minutes in the emergency department in 2008 than they had in 2007, while patients in Maryland spent 14 fewer minutes in the ED last year.
  • The metro areas with the highest patient satisfaction in the emergency department for 2008 were, in order, Miami, Detroit, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Boston, Chicago, Baltimore, Houston, Dallas/Ft. Worth and New York/Long Island. Miami moved up from third on last year's list, while Detroit moved up from fourth. Philadelphia wa
    '/>"/>

SOURCE Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Patients Often Not Told About Abnormal Test Results
2. Biomodels Oral Mucositis Expertise Speeds FDA Approval for ActoGeniXs Phase 1b Trial of AGO13 in Cancer Patients
3. CelebrityDiagnosis.com Presents Famous Patients As Medical Lessons
4. Data Development Worldwide Helps Pharmaceutical Marketers Optimize Relationship Marketing to Patients
5. Unique Facility Designed for the Comfort of Hospice Patients and Their Families
6. Beth Israel Medical Center Receives Major American Cancer Society Grant Toward Improving Pain Management in Chinese Cancer Patients
7. Cancer Patients Use New Guided Imagery CD to Help Boost Healthy Immune Functioning
8. Patients with lower urinary tract symptoms more likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome
9. VIDEO: Cancer Treatment Centers of America Selects Site in GA for Proposed Hospital Serving Patients in Southeast
10. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Might Curb Depression in Heart Patients
11. House Bill to Provide Cancer Patients With Solution for Quality Cancer Care Within an Equitable Medicare Model
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2014)... (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 On Tuesday, September ... launched their first evening show, “KC After Dark.” Hosted by ... “KC After Dark” will air every Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. ... iPad for the 50th caller, and because of the amazing ... the call in mark with 500 callers. , During ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Starbrite Dental has recently ... orthodontic work. Six-Month Smiles is designed to give patients ... fast and effective way. , Many people find the ... to wear metal braces for several years, not to ... keeping the braces clean, is undesirable and upsetting. , ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... On Saturday, September 27, UHY LLP and UHY ... that is doing an amazing job helping kids and refurbishing ... families and friends will be spending the day at Academy ... and graphics, as well as clean the playground and surrounding ... occur in May but due to weather conditions it was ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... United States District Judge Joseph ... mesh lawsuits ( http://www.meshinjurylawfirm.com/lawsuits/ ) filed against defendant ... pretrial matters, issued an order in the multidistrict ... Products Liability Litigation (United States District Court for ... 2:12-md-02326)—requiring that four member cases be ready for ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... The Philadelphia 100, which honors the fastest ... year, is considered a hallmark of entrepreneurship in the ... proud to announce it has earned a spot among ... the Philadelphia 100 awards banquet on October ... of the year, as well as a separate winners-only ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Women’s Radio Network, WRNW1’s First Evening Show a Huge Success 2Health News:Starbrite Dental Introduces Six-Month Smiles 2Health News:Local CPA Firm Gears Up To Revamp Detroit Elementary School Playground 2Health News:Local CPA Firm Gears Up To Revamp Detroit Elementary School Playground 3Health News:Federal Court Sets Trial Date for Boston Scientific Vaginal Mesh Cases in Florida, the Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports 2Health News:MK Precision Announces Spot on Philadelphia 100 Fastest Growing Companies 2
... ... service available around the globe and simple to use, with more than ... only registration, upload of funds and you are ready to call your ... to establish the phone call. SOS Talk is fully automated, serving not ...
... ... media issues as the space rapidly evolves. Smart companies are learning to engage their audiences ... (PRWEB) ... valuable marketing & research tools available. Big pharma companies looking for an information edge are ...
... ... They don,t need the pretty bottles or sweet aroma of fragrant lotions and ... is tailored specifically to a man,s needs without added synthetic ingredients that may ... Adam uses the purity of nature to enhance the skin,s surface and makes ...
... ... fear out of processing grief after an abortion. C.P.R. Choice Processing and Resolution ... might feel after their voluntary pregnancy termination or abortion . Women caught off ... www.sadafterabortion.com for reassurance and some free resources. , ...
... ... they have recently been awarded an agreement with Premier Partners L.P., the group purchasing unit ... and serves 2,300 hospitals and more than 66,000 other healthcare sites representing over $33 billion ... Jackson, ...
... Cosmetic ... new buy back plan. , ... (PRWEB) – CosmeticLaserWorld.com ( www.cosmeticlaserworld.com ), a market leader in cost-effective cosmetic ... equipment from the reseller. Under an Investment Protection Plan, the company will buy back ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:SOS Talk a New Way of Telephone Interpreting Serving the Globe, No Reservation or Start-Up Cost, Just Pay as You Go 2Health News:Pharma Companies Head Toward The Social Media Dialogue 2Health News:Garden of Eve Launches a Father's Day Tribute for Men Who Want to Look Well-groomed with Little Fuss 2Health News:Garden of Eve Launches a Father's Day Tribute for Men Who Want to Look Well-groomed with Little Fuss 3Health News:Garden of Eve Launches a Father's Day Tribute for Men Who Want to Look Well-groomed with Little Fuss 4Health News:New Website and Self-Help Book Validate Women Experiencing Grief After an Abortion 2Health News:New Website and Self-Help Book Validate Women Experiencing Grief After an Abortion 3Health News:New Website and Self-Help Book Validate Women Experiencing Grief After an Abortion 4Health News:Midbrook Medical Announces Agreement with Premier Partners L.P. 2Health News:Midbrook Medical Announces Agreement with Premier Partners L.P. 3Health News:CosmeticLaserWorld.com Gives Buyers Peace of Mind Through Industry-Leading Investment Protection Plan 2
(Date:9/22/2014)... , Sept. 22, 2014 Levi & Korsinsky ... ("Sigma-Aldrich" or "the Company") (NasdaqGS: SIAL ) ... of state law in connection with the sale of ... Click here to learn more about the investigation: ... or obligation to you. Under the terms ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Paragon 28, Inc ... launch of its foot plating system that supplants the ... GORILLA TM R3CON PLATING SYSTEM greatly enhances the ... & Mini-Monster TM Screw Systems and Preserve ... 10 interchangeable subsystems, the GORILLA TM R3CON SYSTEM ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR ... $200 million of its common stock in an underwritten ... Merrill Lynch are acting as joint book-running managers for ... option to purchase additional shares of its common stock. ... offering are being sold by Avanir.  The offering is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:SIGMA-ALDRICH INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Investigates the Board of Directors of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation In Connection with the Sale of the Company to Merck -- SIAL 2Paragon 28, Inc. Launches the GORILLA(TM) R3CON PLATING SYSTEM 2Avanir Pharmaceuticals Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock 2Avanir Pharmaceuticals Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock 3
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: