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AHS-9.2 Hospital ED visits (Level 1-immediate) exceeding recommended wait time (percent)

Numerator: Number of triage level 1 hospital emergency department visits in which the wait time to see a physician exceeds the recommended wait time

Denominator Statement: Number of triage level 1 hospital emergency visits

Measure Set: HP 2020

Data Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS)Organizational Surveys

Target Population: All Individuals

Categories: Access to and quality of health care services, Quality of Care, Patient experiences (satisfaction, medical errors)

Additional Information: https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives

Keywords: Delay in Care, Wait Time

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