The Emergency Department staff at Rhea Medical Center continually scrutinizes its triage and emergency care processes in order to improve efficiency, helping to make Rhea Medical Centerís total turnaround time about 70 minutes less than the national average.
With the new facility, the Emergency Department has nearly doubled in size, going from nine exam rooms to fifteen. The new triage area is equipped with an EKG monitor, which will help emergency personnel better assess the needs of patients showing heart attack symptoms.
At Rhea Medical Center, an emergency physician is on duty 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
Emergency Department Introduction
- ER vision
- Visiting Policy
The Emergency Experience
- Know what to expect when at the ER
- Insurance and Billing
- Planning in Advance
- Deciding about Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Phone Policy
- Translation Services
- Common non-emergencies
- Common emergencies
- Learn how to distinguish between and emergency and a non-emergency
Emergency Department Questions and Answers
Preparing for an Emergency
- Information you should have ahead of time
- Emergency numbers
Emergency Department and Pain Management