Northwest Medical Center ER Wait Times (Tucson, AZ)

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Emergency Room Wait Times Statistics for Northwest Medical Center

This page is about waiting time at emergency room in Northwest Medical Center. 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 6200 North La Cholla Boulevard in Tucson, AZ. It is a Proprietary Acute Care Hospital. Hospital Emergency Room Volume is high (Around 40,000 – 59,999 yearly). Call (520) 469-8100 to get up-to-date information regarding contact details and your situation.

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General Information
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Contact Details
Hospital Name Northwest Medical Center
City Tucson
County Pima
State Arizona
ZIP Code 85741
Bed Count
300
Address
6200 North La Cholla Boulevard, AZ 85741
Phone
(520) 469-8100
Provider ID 30085
Hospital Type Acute Care Hospital
Hospital Ownership Proprietary
Emergency Services Yes
Northwest Medical Center Location Map
ER Wait Times for Northwest Medical Center
Time Spent in ER
2 hours and 28 minutes (148 minutes)
Time Until Admission
4 hours and 50 minutes (290 minutes)
Time Spent in ER after admission
1 hour and 54 minutes (114 minutes)
Left before being seen
1%
Head CT results in 30 minutes
74%
ER Volume
high (40,000 – 59,999 annually)
ER Wait Times - Comparison Against Arizona and National Stats
Northwest Medical Center Arizona Average National Average
Time Spent in ER 148 minutes (2 hours and 28 minutes) 170 minutes 135 minutes
Time Until Admission 290 minutes (4 hours and 50 minutes) 294 minutes 256 minutes
Time Spent in ER after admission 114 minutes (1 hour and 54 minutes) 104 minutes 87 minutes
Left before being seen 1% 2% 2%
Head CT results in 30 minutes 74% 75% 72%
Hospital wait times summary:
  • Time Spent in ER is 22 minutes lower than State Average and 13 minutes higher than National Average
  • Time Until Admission is 4 minutes lower than State Average and 34 minutes higher than National Average
  • Time Spent in ER after admission is 10 minutes higher than State Average and 27 minutes higher than National Average
Northwest Medical Center 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
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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 Yes
Safe surgery checklist use (outpatient) Yes
Patient Safety Culture Yes
Safe surgery checklist use (inpatient) Yes
Frequently Asked Questions about Northwest Medical Center
How long will I wait in Northwest Medical Center Emergency Room?
Based on Medicare Hospital Compare data which was last updated on Oct 30, 2019, average waiting time is 148 minutes for this hospital emergency room. Call (520) 469-8100 for more information.
Where is Northwest Medical Center?
Northwest Medical Center is in Tucson. It is located at 6200 North La Cholla Boulevard. Call (520) 469-8100 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 Northwest Medical Center have?
Northwest Medical Center has 300 beds.
5 Emergency Rooms/Hospitals Near Northwest Medical Center
No Facility Name Address
1 St. Mary’s Hospital 1601 West St Mary’s Road, AZ 85745
2 Banner – University Medical Center Tucson Campus 1501 North Campbell Avenue, AZ 85724
3 Oro Valley Hospital 1551 East Tangerine Road, AZ 85755
4 Tucson Medical Center 5301 East Grant Road, AZ 85712
5 Banner-University Medical Center South Campus 2800 East Ajo Way, AZ 85713
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.