For all patients presenting to a public hospital emergency department (including publicly funded emergency departments), the percentage of presentations where the time from presentation to physical departure, i.e. the length of the emergency department stay, is within four hours.
NumeratorsNumber of emergency department presentations where Emergency Department stay length is less than or equal to four hours..
- Emergency department stay—presentation date, DDMMYYYY
- Emergency department stay—presentation time, hhmm
- Emergency department stay—physical departure date, DDMMYYYY
- Emergency department stay—physical departure time, hhmm
DenominatorsNumber of emergency department presentations.
DisaggregationHospital, triage categories, admitted and discharged patients, peer groups.
Technical Supplement: Time patients spent in emergency departments in 2011-12.
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