News tagged with wait times

Health care wait times vary greatly throughout US, report says

Tremendous variability in wait times for health care appointments exists throughout the U.S., ranging from same day service to several months, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. However, there is currently an opportunity to develop "systems-based approac ...

Jun 29, 2015
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ER waiting times vary significantly, studies find

(HealthDay)—When it comes to emergency room waiting times, patients seeking care at larger urban hospitals are likely to spend more time staring down the clock than those seen at smaller or more rural facilities, ...

Sep 18, 2014
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Fed site gives unusable Medicaid data

People filling out insurance applications on the federal marketplace may learn they're eligible for Medicaid and their information is being sent to state officials to sign them up. However, states are getting unusable information ...

Dec 05, 2013
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