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Emergency Department

St. Mary's General Hospital Emergency Medicine Department – When Minutes Mean Everything

  • State Certified Stroke Center
  • State Designated Heart Center
  • Recognized by The Joint Commission as one of the Top Performers on Key Quality Measures for three consecutive years

From stroke symptoms and heart attacks to serious cuts or broken bones, the Emergency Medicine Department at St. Mary’s General is fully prepared to handle any Level 1 emergency.

Highlights & Recent Improvements:

  • Highly-Skilled Medical & Nursing Team: Board-Certified Physicians, Certified Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, Certified ER Nurses.
  • State Certified Stroke Center: St. Mary’s General Hospital has been recognized for its excellent care of patients with symptoms of a stroke. High-tech teleneurology and neurosurgery capabilities save lives – and quality of life for these patients.
  • State Designated Heart Center & STEMI Program: We provide state-of-the-art Cardiovascular Services in the emergency room and closely work with our team of hospital Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, and Cardiac Surgeons to provide treatment for all types of cardiac emergencies including open-heart surgery, catheterizations, ablations, and electrophysiology.
  • Emergency Department Unit: For minor emergencies, the ER Department Unit provides expert care that is quick and convenient.
  • Senior Care Unit: This separate area of the ER is dedicated to geriatric care for patients 60 years and older. Seniors are immediately integrated into the multi-disciplinary Senior Care Program which provides specialized care during every stage of the healing process from the Hospital, during discharge, and then back in the community with free health screenings and education.
  • Ambulance Service to Speed the Process: St. Mary’s General has a fleet of BLS ambulances. The ambulance squad members are trained to begin emergency treatment the moment they pick you up and transition you directly to the ER suite for maximum safety.