When every second counts, you can count on The Medical Center Emergency Department to give superior medical care. The Medical Center has invested in the most modern facility and the latest technologies to provide quality emergency services 24/7. Our trained staff of physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants is here whenever you need us. We work closely with Medical Center EMS and other emergency medical service providers including four air medical services to ensure communication and treatment begin well before you arrive at The Medical Center.
- 28 private treatment rooms
- Bedside registration
- Onsite radiology and lab services including CT
- Patient tracking system to keep family members aware of progress of the patient through the ER
- Pediatric-friendly treatment rooms
- Children's special play area
Calling 911 at the first signs of a heart attack or stroke is key to saving lives and reducing the effects of a heart attack or stroke. The Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center that follows stringent protocols to ensure that patients receive efficient and accurate treatment during the early stages of a heart attack. The Medical Center also follows evidenced-based guidelines of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for the diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from stroke. For demonstrating this commitment to excellence in stroke care, The Medical Center has received Primary Stroke Center Certification by The Joint Commission.
The Medical Center has two Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, or SANE nurses, trained in the care and treatment of sexual assault victims. SANE nurses ensure proper evidence collection and proper follow up to local law enforcement agencies and advocate centers.