ED-3 Median time from ED arrival to ED departure for discharged ED patients

Median time from emergency department arrival to time of departure from the emergency room for patients discharged from the emergency department. 

 

Measure Steward

CMS/OFMQ

 

Measure Numerator

Median time (in minutes) from ED arrival to ED departure for patients discharged from the emergency department. 

 

Measure Denominator

All ED patients discharged from the ED and stratified according to Discharge Home, Diagnosis of Psychiatric/Mental Health condition, Observation status, Transferred to Another Acute Care Hospital, or other patients not discharged from the ED.

Do Not Include in any of the Strata: Patients who are not an ED Patient; Patients who expire in the ED; Patients admitted to the hospital from the ED.