The average waiting time at ER in the U.S. is simply getting out of control, more than 4 hours.
The alternatives one has when facing a longer wait than expected at a doctor’s office are only a few; reading those old magazines, watching the TV, sending text messages or checking emails on your iPhone…not much for more than 4 hours. What do you do? answer the poll to the right of this post.
There are some good news though, some are trying new ideas such as restaurant-style pagers.
What else do you do when you have to wait? add your comments below.