Emergency Department Volume and Capacity by Facility

1,765 Emergency Department visits per emergency medical treatment station is the 2018 statewide median.


The Emergency Department Volume and Capacity by Facility visualization provides the ratio between the number of emergency department visits and the number of emergency department treatment stations as reported by each hospital on the 2018 Annual Utilization Report. 

This visits to treatment station ratio ranges between 141 visits per station and 1,765 visits per station. Smaller ratios indicate fewer visits per available treatment station and less burden as opposed to larger ratios of visits per available treatment station, which indicate greater burden.  

An emergency department treatment station is defined as a specific space within the emergency department adequate to treat one patient at a time. Holding or observation beds are not included. The number of emergency department treatment stations reported are as of December 31, 2018.

Emergency Department Volume and Capacity by Facility (2018)#

SOURCE: Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), Hospital Annual Utilization Data#

This visualization allows for a side-by-side comparison of data.  Users can click or hover on the displayed data elements to view additional information or make selections to filter the data.  

Additional Information#

Topic:    Emergency Department Treatment Station Visits (Volume and Capacity ) 
Temporal Coverage:   2018
Spatial/Geographic Coverage:   Statewide
Geographic Granularity:    Location Point
Frequency:    Annually

Source Link:  Hospital Annual Utilization data

Citation:  Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD): Hospital Annual Utilization Data, 2018