25 facts and statistics on emergency departments in the US

From Becker’s:

1. Number of ED visits in the United States annually: 136.3 million

3. Number of ED visits resulting in a hospital admission annually: 16.2 million

5. Percentage of patients seen within fewer than 15 minutes in the ED: 27 percent

13. ED visits that result in admissions to the same hospitals: 11 percent

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