The Emergency Room at Highlands provides the best possible care throughout the region — regardless of the time of day, injury or illness. Whether you experience a broken bone, serious fall, or chest pain, the Highlands Regional Medical Center (HRMC) Emergency Room (ER) is your local resource for quality care.
All patients are initially evaluated within minutes by a triage nurse. The triage process helps ensure patients with the most severe/serious complaints are seen quickly.
We offer advanced approaches to treating nearly any health issue, from heart attacks and strokes to infections, injuries, and minor illnesses. Laboratory and X-ray technology services are always available to diagnose your emergency and so treatment can begin immediately.
Our highly-trained staff works with your family doctor and other medical specialists to ensure you have the best care plan possible. They also sensitive to the needs of your family members and therefore take a patient and family-centered approach - aimed at keeping family members comfortable and in close communication with doctors and other emergency staff.
At Highlands, our emergency medicine specialists:
- Are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
- Are board certified emergency medicine physicians and clinicians
- Treat more 24,000 patients annually
We are an accredited center for:
- Chest Pain
- Heart Attack
- Stroke - Recognized as an Acute Stroke Ready Facility by DNV Healthcare, and proud member of the Norton Healthcare and UK Healthcare Stroke Network