Emergency Measures

Average time patients spent in the emergency department, before they were admitted to the hospital as an inpatient - A lower number of minutes is better

MARIA PARHAM HEALTH  314 Minutes

NORTH CAROLINA AVERAGE  306 Minutes

NATIONAL AVERAGE  275 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 - A lower number of minutes is better

MARIA PARHAM HEALTH  110 Minutes

NORTH CAROLINA AVERAGE  110 Minutes

NATIONAL AVERAGE  97 Minutes


Average time patients spent in the emergency department before being sent home - A lower number of minutes is better

MARIA PARHAM HEALTH  130 Minutes

NORTH CAROLINA AVERAGE  155 Minutes

NATIONAL AVERAGE  137 Minutes


Average time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a healthcare professional - A lower number of minutes is better

MARIA PARHAM HEALTH  15 Minutes

NORTH CAROLINA AVERAGE  38 Minutes

NATIONAL AVERAGE  27 Minutes


Average time patients who came to the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain medication - A lower number of minutes is better

MARIA PARHAM HEALTH  55 Minutes

NORTH CAROLINA AVERAGE  68 Minutes

NATIONAL AVERAGE  59 Minutes


Percentage of patients who left the emergency department before being seen - Lower percentages are better

MARIA PARHAM HEALTH  3%

NORTH CAROLINA AVERAGE  Not Available

NATIONAL AVERAGE  Not Available


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

MARIA PARHAM HEALTH  74%

NORTH CAROLINA AVERAGE  52%

NATIONAL AVERAGE  51%


April 10, 2014