ER Wait Times in Riverside County Hospitals

Average wait times at hospital in Riverside County show the time patients can expect to spend. Actual wait times will depend on many factors, such as severity of the injury, time of day, and staffing. Patients are quickly evaluated as part of a triage process, so the most severe cases can be treated first. Depending on the hospital, this initial wait can run from a few minutes to over an hour. The times below also include wait times for initial treatment, since there can be many delays after the triage process. Choose an ER with a shorter wait time to get seen more quickly.

HospitalCity
Total Wait Times
Palo Verde HospitalBlythe 1h 48m
San Gorgonio Memorial HospitalBanning 2h 34m
Riverside Community HospitalRiverside 2h 44m
Eisenhower Medical CenterRancho Mirage 2h 56m
Desert Regional Medical CenterPalm Springs 3h 22m
Kaiser Foundation Hospital, RiversideRiverside 3h 33m
Parkview Community Hospital Medical CenterRiverside 3h 39m
Menifee Valley Medical CenterSun City 3h 50m
Southwest Healthcare SystemMurrieta 4h 6m
Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Moreno ValleyMoreno Valley 4h 8m
Hemet Valley Medical CenterHemet 4h 19m
Corona Regional Medical CenterCorona 4h 25m
John F Kennedy Memorial HospitalIndio 4h 45m
Riverside County Regional Medical CenterMoreno Valley 5h 10m

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These are the average time from entering the ER to being admitted to the hospital by a doctor. In a busy ER, patients will be seen by a triage nurse first. Then the wait time will vary by severity, and how busy the ER is at the time of day. Patients with less serious problems could have substantially longer waits.

There is a 202 minute wait difference between the fastest ER in Riverside and the slowest.


Stories

Jan 02, 2015, 8:42 PM
Community Hospital Of Long Beach: "My 79 year old Mother was admitted the week before Christmas with fluid in her lung. The nursing staff was fine and the physical care she received from the doctor who got her case was ok but I think the way the doctor talked to my Mother was inappropriate and cruel.\r\n\r\nAfter the fluid was drained from my Mom's lung a CT scan showed a small mass in her lung. Before ANY test results had come back to indicate what the mass might be this doctor was scaring my Mom with talk of cancer. The doctor told my Mom it was "most likely malignant and if that was the case there was nothing they could do for her, they would send her home for as much time as she has left". The doctor told my Mom to "go home and enjoy her last Christmas with her family". WTF Doctor?!?!\r\n\r\nFirst of all we don't know if it's cancer or not yet, that doctor is not an oncologist so if it turns out to be cancer how does that doctor know what her treatment options might be, and for Christ's sake why would you say "last Christmas" to a patient who is already scared of what her diagnosis might be? That is cruel, plain & simple. \r\n\r\nI'm sure the doctor was giving her honest opinion about what might happen but really, she could have kept all of that to herself and still have been honest. Honest would have been "We have no test results yet so go home and rest and enjoy Christmas with your family". That's all. \r\n\r\nI work in healthcare, I know not every doctor is sensitive to patient's feelings. But I also know you don't diagnose a patient without test results and you sure as hell don't tell a patient they are going home to have a "last holiday" when you are just their ER doctor!! Doctors aren't gods (although some of them think they are) and the best they can do is give you their best educated guess based on their education & experience. But do us all a favor Doctors and treat and talk to your patient the way you would want your own family member to be treated and talked to. " - M

Dec 29, 2014, 1:37 AM
Alvarado Hospital Medical Center: "The worst hospital in san diego do not go to this hospital the staff will let you die in the waiting room its been 4 1\\2 hours and im still in the waiting room waiting. The worst by far " - crissy



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