WEST POINT, N.Y. – Keller Army Community Hospital was recognized, by Becker’s Hospital Review, for one of the shortest emergency departments (ED) visit times.

The compiled list of hospitals and health systems visit times used data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provider data catalog.

The CDC tracks the median average time patients spent in the ED before leaving the visit as part of its "timely and effective care" measure set. The data was released Oct. 12, 2023, and covers ED visits recorded from October 2021 through September 2022.

CMS data shows the national median average ED visit time was 160 minutes. Keller Army Community Hospital’s average visit time was 62 minutes.

Outside image of Keller Army Community Hospital's Emergency Department.
Outside image of Keller Army Community Hospital's Emergency Department. Keller Army Community Hospital was recognized, by Becker’s Hospital Review, for one of the shortest emergency departments (ED) visit times. (DHA photo by Robert K. Lanier, Public Affairs Officer, Keller Army Community Hospital) (Photo Credit: DHA photo by Robert K. Lanier, Public Affairs Officer, Keller Army Community Hospital) VIEW ORIGINAL

The full list of the 10 shortest and longest ED visits can be found at https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/rankings-and-ratings/5-hospitals-with-the-shortest-longest-ed-visit-times.html.

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About Keller Army Community Hospital – Keller Army Community Hospital is a Defense Health Agency medical treatment facility located at West Point, N.Y. Keller’s mission is to provide Health Service Support, Force Health Protection, and a ready, responsive medical force that enables readiness and health for the West Point community. Learn more about Keller Army Community Hospital at https://keller.tricare.mil/.

Aerial photos of Michie Stadium and the surrounding area taken during the Army West Point Black Knights football game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at West Point, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by John Pellino/USMA)
Aerial photos of Michie Stadium and the surrounding area taken during the Army West Point Black Knights football game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at West Point, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by John Pellino/USMA) (Photo Credit: (U.S. Army Photo by John Pellino/USMA)) VIEW ORIGINAL

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