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Quality Definitions and Methodology

Quality Data Collection Periods as Posted on Hospital Compare on 02/20/2019

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Measure Collection Period
From To
Timely Emergency Department Care
ED-1b. Average (median) time patients spent in the emergency department, before they were admitted to the hospital as an inpatient04/01/201703/31/2018
ED-2b. Average (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 room04/01/201703/31/2018
OP-18b. Average time patients spent in the emergency department before being sent home04/01/201703/31/2018
OP-18c. Average (median) time patients spent in the emergency department before leaving from the visit- Psychiatric/Mental Health Patients.04/01/201703/31/2018
OP-20. Average time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a healthcare professional04/01/201703/31/2018
OP-21. Average time patients who came to the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain medication04/01/201703/31/2018
OP-22. Percentage of patients who left the emergency department before being seen01/01/201712/31/2017
OP-23. Percentage of patients who came to the emergency department with stroke symptoms who received brain scan results within 45 minutes of arrival04/01/201703/31/2018