Merit Health Central ER Wait Times (Jackson, MS)

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Emergency Room Wait Times Statistics for Merit Health Central

This page is about waiting time at emergency room in Merit Health Central. Here you will see hospital contact information and some detailed ER statistics along with comparison to State and National level. This hospital is located at 1850 Chadwick Dr in Jackson, MS. It is a Proprietary Acute Care Hospital. Hospital Emergency Room Volume is high (Around 40,000 – 59,999 yearly). Call (601) 376-1000 to get up-to-date information regarding contact details and your situation.

CALL 9-1-1 When you feel your situation needs emergency care.
General Information
Overall Rating:
Contact Details
Hospital Name Merit Health Central
City Jackson
County Hinds
State Mississippi
ZIP Code 39204
Bed Count
473
Address
1850 Chadwick Dr, MS 39204
Phone
(601) 376-1000
Provider ID 250072
Hospital Type Acute Care Hospital
Hospital Ownership Proprietary
Emergency Services Yes
Merit Health Central Location Map
ER Wait Times for Merit Health Central
Time Spent in ER
1 hour and 42 minutes (102 minutes)
Time Until Admission
5 hours and 45 minutes (345 minutes)
Time Spent in ER after admission
3 hours and 14 minutes (194 minutes)
Left before being seen
3%
Head CT results in 30 minutes
Not Available
ER Volume
high (40,000 – 59,999 annually)
ER Wait Times - Comparison Against Mississippi and National Stats
Merit Health Central Mississippi Average National Average
Time Spent in ER 102 minutes (1 hour and 42 minutes) 114 minutes 135 minutes
Time Until Admission 345 minutes (5 hours and 45 minutes) 224 minutes 256 minutes
Time Spent in ER after admission 194 minutes (3 hours and 14 minutes) 58 minutes 87 minutes
Left before being seen 3% 3% 2%
Head CT results in 30 minutes Not Available 69% 72%
Hospital wait times summary:
  • Time Spent in ER is 12 minutes lower than State Average and 33 minutes lower than National Average
  • Time Until Admission is 121 minute higher than State Average and 89 minutes higher than National Average
  • Time Spent in ER after admission is 136 minutes higher than State Average and 107 minutes higher than National Average
Merit Health Central ER Wait Times Charts
Time Spent in ER (minutes)
Time Until Admission (minutes)
Time Spent in ER After Admission (minutes)
Left before being seen (%)
Head CT results in 30 minutes (%)
In Case of Emergency
Call 911 When you feel your situation needs emergency care.
Structural Measures Information
Measure Name Measure Response
Able to receive lab results electronically Yes
Able to track patients’ lab results, tests, and referrals electronically between visits No
Safe surgery checklist use (outpatient) Yes
Patient Safety Culture Yes
Safe surgery checklist use (inpatient) Yes
Frequently Asked Questions about Merit Health Central
How long will I wait in Merit Health Central Emergency Room?
Based on Medicare Hospital Compare data which was last updated on Oct 30, 2019, average waiting time is 102 minutes for this hospital emergency room. Call (601) 376-1000 for more information.
Where is Merit Health Central?
Merit Health Central is in Jackson. It is located at 1850 Chadwick Dr. Call (601) 376-1000 for more information.
What is the type of this hospital?
This is a Acute Care Hospital. It is a Proprietary hospital.
How many beds does Merit Health Central have?
Merit Health Central has 473 beds.
5 Emergency Rooms/Hospitals Near Merit Health Central
No Facility Name Address
1 Mississippi Baptist Medical Center 1225 N State St, MS 39202
2 University Of Mississippi Med Center 2500 N State St, MS 39216
3 Mississippi Methodist Rehab Ctr 1350 E Woodrow Wilson Dr, MS 39216
4 St Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital 969 Lakeland Dr, MS 39216
5 Merit Health River Oaks 1030 River Oaks Drive, MS 39232
Notes
  • Data mainly compiled using Medicare Hospital Compare Dataset. Hospital profile page can be reached at https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/.
  • This page is based on Hospital Compare data which was last updated on Oct 30, 2019.
  • Measure start and end dates for above statistics are between 1/1/2017 and 12/31/2018.