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This ain't your mama's emergency department

Monday, July 3, 2017

Let's be frank. Someone probably told you the Emergency Department at Val Verde Regional Medical Center has long waiting times, service that is below par and if you do go, you will not be seen by a physician. Well, guess what? That is all in the past! The Emergency Department is striving towards excellence and HUGE improvements have been made.

First off, wait times have been cut down SIGNIFICANTLY. The Emergency Department now offers ExpRess Care for those who do not have life threatening needs. This improvement has really cut down on the time you have to wait to be seen.

Additionally, process improvements are being made and carried out to improve service. You will be kept informed during your Emergency Department Experience. You will be treated with respect and compassion from admitting to discharge. The staff is dedicated to being the premier provider for YOUR healthcare needs. They take all forms of insurance and you won't be getting massive surprise bills for services.

There is a physician in the Emergency Department 24/7, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You will have access to a highly qualified trauma physician. Additionally, when you visit the Emergency Department you have access to a HUGE variety of additional services from radiology to cardiology. If necessary, you can be flown out by Methodist Air Care at a moments notice.

Val Verde Regional Medical Center's Emergency Department is ready to serve you as quickly as possible, with superior care and 24/7 physicians. Give us a try. This ain't your mama's emergency department.