Average OR time in ASCs versus hospitals: 5 key facts

CDC data found patients spend less time, on average, in an ASC operating room compared to a hospital's OR.

Here are five key facts:

1. The average time in an ASC OR totaled 50 minutes.

2. In hospitals, the average OR time is 63 minutes.

3. Across all facilities, the average OR time is 57 minutes.

4. Patients spend an average of 51 minutes in postop care at ASCs.

5. Hospitals' average postop care time is 89  minutes.

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