Quality of Care - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Emergency & Trauma Services

Emergency Department Care Quality Ratings

Average time patients spent in the emergency department before they were admitted

Long stays in an emergency department before a patient is admitted may result in delays in treatment or lower quality care.
Lower numbers are better.

Genesis 222 Minutes
State Average 296 Minutes
National Average 338 Minutes

Average time patients spent in the emergency department after the doctor decided to admit them as an inpatient

Delays in transferring emergency department patients to an inpatient unit can create more stress for patients and families.
Lower numbers are better.

Genesis 71 Minutes
State Average 116 Minutes
National Average 134 Minutes

Average time patients spent in the emergency department before being sent home

Long stays in the emergency department before a patient is sent home may result in delays in treatment, increased suffering for those who wait, and unpleasant treatment environments.
Lower numbers are better.

Genesis 153 Minutes
State Average 156 Minutes
National Average 172 Minutes

Average time patients spent in the emergency department before they were seen by a health care professional

Delays in being seen by a healthcare provider may result in delays in treatment, lower quality care, and more stress for patients and families.
Lower numbers are better.

Genesis 30 Minutes
State Average 18 Minutes
National Average 30 Minutes

Average time patients who came to the emergency department with broken bones had to wait before receiving pain medication

Long waits without pain medication may cause unnecessary suffering.
Lower numbers are better.

Genesis 70 Minutes
State Average 51 Minutes
National Average 52 Minutes

Percentage of patients who left the emergency department before being seen

Patients who leave the emergency department without being seen may be seriously ill, putting themselves at higher risk for poor health outcomes.
Lower numbers are better.

Genesis 2% 
State Average 2%
National Average 2%

Percentage of patients who came to the emergency department with stroke symptoms who received brain scan results within 45 minutes of arrival

Patients who suffer from strokes need to receive treatment immediately to lessen the amount of brain damage that can occur.

Higher numbers are better.

Genesis 100%
State Average 71%
National Average 69%

Source: Hospital Compare

April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016

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  • Emergency Care

    In a medical emergency, you can rely on our emergency department where high quality care is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Genesis FirstCare

    Genesis FirstCare only treats illnesses and injuries that need prompt attention but are not life threatening.

  • Trauma Care

    Genesis HealthCare System is a high quality trauma care center with Level III Trauma verification by the Ohio Department of Health.