How many patients does the Memorial Hospital Emergency Department treat?
Memorial Hospital is the most-visited emergency department in the area. Last year, nearly 60,000 patients counted on Memorial’s skilled emergency professionals when they needed emergency medical care.
Can Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department treat my children?
Yes, Memorial Hospital’s pediatric urgent care, Glennon Care for Kids, is staffed by physicians from SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital from noon-midnight, seven days a week.
I noticed you recently remodeled the Emergency Department. What did that entail?
In 2009, we expanded and renovated the Emergency Department to better serve patients. It now boasts the latest technology, 28% more space, and 34 private treatment rooms.
Does the Emergency Department at Memorial Hospital have any accreditations or designations?
The Emergency Department is an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. Additionally, we’re one of Southwestern Illinois Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Resource Hospitals and the Regional Hospital Coordination Center; in the event of a disaster, area EMS departments will count on Memorial to help out.