Both Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital and Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center are equipped to help you with prompt, high-quality medical care. Our Emergency Departments are staffed with qualified personnel 24 hours a day. The physicians and nurses in each facility are experienced and highly skilled to assess, evaluate and treat all types of emergencies.
The Emergency Department at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center has been designated as a Level III Trauma Center while the Emergency Department at Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital has been designated as a Level IV Trauma Center. This means the Emergency Department provides not only the hospital resources necessary for trauma care but also the entire spectrum of care to address the needs of all injured patients.
You can depend on our teams to treat you quickly and courteously in your time of need. While we make every effort to treat your illness or injury promptly, we must give first priority to the most seriously ill or injured.
We use two special systems to deliver care in the shortest amount of time possible.
1. The time from when you arrive to being seen in triage - 5 minutes
2. The time from triage to evaluation by a physician - 5 minutes
3. The time from arrival to discharge (if appropriate) - within 60 minutes
4. Time from arrival to being admitted into the hospital (if needed) - within 90 minutes
Specialized treatment areas:
+ Fast Track - for minor illnesses or injuries
+ Intermediate - specialized rooms for illnesses or injuries that are urgent but not life-threatening
+ Critical Care - for cardiac or traumatic emergencies, this area is equipped with state-of-the-art continuous computerized cardiac monitoring directly across from the main nursing area