The Emergency Department/Trauma Center at Anderson Regional Medical Center, located on 14th Street is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to provide emergency care and treatment to those in need.
The Anderson Emergency Department offers highly sophisticated care and has many features for patient's comfort and convenience. These include a comfortable waiting area with TV.
Certified by the State of Mississippi as a Level III Trauma Center and Primary Pediatric Trauma Center, the Anderson Emergency Department treats more than 35,000 people each year, including patients with life-threatening injuries such as head and neck injuries, typically from motor vehicle accidents; spinal cord injuries; third-degree burns; and gunshot wounds.
The Emergency Department at Anderson Regional Medical Center includes:
Rapid assessments of patients with stroke symptoms as well as the latest in stroke care including clot-busting agents
Rapid assessments of cardiac disease and trauma
Expert treatment for patients of all ages, from children to older adults
Highly trained and skilled medical staff, including board-certified emergency physicians, surgeons and surgical sub-specialists committed to caring for traumatically injured patients
Specially trained anesthesiologists and radiology technicians devoted to all aspects of trauma care
An expertly trained nursing staff, all certified in advanced cardiac life support, trauma-nurse certified and are pediatric advanced life support certified, as well as trained in disaster and Hazmat management.
Access to mental health resources
Advanced technologies, including filmless X-ray technology that allows the radiologist and physician to view test results simultaneously and bedside ultrasound for trauma patients requiring quick assessments for major organ injuries