When you have an emergency, you don't have time to wonder. Or wait.
At Mercy's Emergency Department, you can rest assured knowing that your care will begin at the speed of Mercy — in 24 minutes on average.
A Level III trauma facility, Mercy Medical Center's Emergency Department is fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology to handle the most serious of healthcare emergencies.
You'll be in good hands
All physicians in Mercy's Emergency Department are board-certified in emergency medicine. Our nurses are also specially trained, many of whom are nationally certified in emergency nursing.
Nationally Recognized Care
Mercy is home to the area's most experienced accredited Chest Pain Center. Learn more about chest pain and heart attack symptoms.
We have also earned Disease-Specific Care (DSC) Certification from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) for:
- Primary Stroke Center
- Primary Women and Heart Disease Center
Earning this recognition means that professionals in the Mercy Emergency Department play a vital role in the treatment of heart attack and stroke patients. In fact, for cardiac patients, Mercy has had the best door-to-balloon times in the state for more than two years — 25 minutes faster than the national average.
For stroke patients, Mercy is one of only 7% of U.S. hospitals to achieve stroke door-to-treatment time in less than 60 minutes. Faster times save lives in the Mercy Emergency Department.
Choose Mercy. You deserve the best.