Erlanger Emergency Room 8th Busiest In The Nation

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Erlanger Health System's emergency room is the eighth busiest in the country, according to a survey by Becker's Hospital Review.

The publication ranked the top 14:

1. Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Medical Center — 217,208
2. Parkland Health and Hospital System (Dallas) — 171,390
3.
NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln (Bronx, N.Y.) — 163,622
4. St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center (Paterson, N.J.) — 162,635
5. WellStar Kennestone Hospital (Marietta, Ga.) — 144,868
6. Banner Desert Medical Center (Mesa, Ariz.) — 144,512
7. NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County (Brooklyn, N.Y.) — 139,040
8. Erlanger Medical Center (Chattanooga, Tenn.) — 138,740
9. NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst (N.Y.) — 136,643
10. Grady Health System (Atlanta) — 134,049
11. Reading Hospital (West Reading, Pa.) — 133,498
12. Boston Medical Center — 132,148
13. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Mich.) — 130,892
14. Rochester (N.Y.) General Hospital — 130,644
 


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