Sibley Medical Center Receives Grant for eEmergency

eEmergency Services Will Bring  Specialists to Sibley Medical Center with the Push of a Button eEmergency is an innovative concept that links two-way video equipment in local rural emergency rooms to emergency-trained physicians and specialists at a central hub, 24 hours a day, seven days a week improving patient safety and support.

THE eEMERGENCY TEAM

  • Provides physician-rendered emergency care 24 hours a day
  • Is available for emergency and specialty consultation
  • Initiates diagnostic testing, which supports rapid decision making and treatment upon arrival of the local physician
  • Supports activation of emergency transport teams when needed saving precious seconds

THE LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM TEAM:

  • Requests consults from emergency-trained physicians around the clock, as needed
  • Has streamlined access to specialists for better outcomes for patients with trauma, stroke, sepsis, acute myocardial infarction and other emergency care issues
  • Accesses support during difficult and multiple emergency cases
  • Avoids unnecessary transfers, keeping patients nearby home