Many nontraumatic situations or conditions may occur and need to be handled properly.
Examples of medical situations and conditions that warrant immediate medical attention.
In an emergency, it is easy to "forget" even the most well-known information.
Here are some tips from the American College of Emergency Physicians that all members of your household should know.
Know what to expect in the ER and understand the triage process.
About ER Extra
Some of the area's most experienced physicians and nurses provide emergency care to our community 24 hours a day, seven days a week at Brooksville Regional Hospital's emergency room through our exclusive ER Extra™ initiative. All of our physicians and nurses have been specially trained to provide skilled, professional care in an emergency setting. In addition, our nurses are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Stroke Care. Our emergency department has two distinct areas of treatment -- one for your minor emergencies and the other for your major health care emergencies.
What's ER Extra?
We are the community’s exclusive provider of ER Extra™, a new approach to the emergency room experience, designed to give you extra fast, extra easy and extra great care.
By the time you enter our emergency room, every minute – every second – seems like forever. That’s why the clock starts ticking the moment your name enters our system at the registration desk. In general, initial assessments take place within 15 minutes of arrival. Patients with non-life threatening conditions can expect to be evaluated, treated and discharged to their home in typically less than two hours. To deliver the fastest quality care possible, the emergency room has a computerized tracking system that records every second you spend there. This data is constantly reviewed by your treatment team to streamline processes and speed up the time it takes to deliver care. The result is that you see a member of the clinical team sooner, so treatment can begin quicker.
Board certified doctors and highly trained staff are by your side throughout your visit. They are there to explain your diagnosis and how it will be treated, as well as discuss any follow up care you may need.
Extra great care
The best care results from excellent customer service and friendly staff members. Consistently, our team has ranked as a Top Performer relative to patient satisfaction. We are committed to treating you with outstanding care and compassion.
Why People Choose Brooksville Regional Hospital?
Reason 1 – ER Extra is Extra Fast – You’ll be seen by a medical clinician in no time flat. ER Extra is extra fast, easy and great emergency care.
Reason 2 – Nationally Recognized – Not only can we promise you Extra great care by really great people, but we were also named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures for heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Spring Hill and Brooksville Regional Hospitals were the only hospitals in Hernando County to earn this quality recognition by the Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health organizations in America.
Reason 3 – ER Extra Mobile Wait Times – Get instant access to our emergency room wait times, detailed directions and even travel time to get there. Grab your phone and be on your way to extra great emergency care. Text your zip code to ERTIME (378463) for ER wait times and locations.