The Emergency Department at Newman Regional Health in Emporia, Kansas offers a complete range of services for all types of emergencies. Our Emergency Department team consists of in-house physicians and physician assistants specializing in emergency medicine and registered nurses trained in trauma care, advanced cardiac life support, and pediatric life support techniques.
Our average wait time to see a provider is 16 minutes, compared to a national average of 58.1 minutes (as reported by the CDC). There is a physician on duty 24-hours a day, every day of the year, to meet the needs of the Emporia, Kansas area community.
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Cardiology services and interventional cardiologists also are available 24-hours a day, seven days a week along with the W.S. & E.C. Jones Cardiovascular Lab (CVL). The CVL features state-of-the art equipment and a staff with a combined 21 years of experience working in catheterization labs.
According to the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, catheterizations for acute heart attacks should be performed in less than 90 minutes from time of arrival to the actual procedure. At Newman Regional Health, our “door to balloon” time averages 47 minutes.
Patient Gary Johnson can attest to the value our cath lab brings to the Emporia community. Meet Gary and our fantastic cath lab team.
Learn more about Newman Cardiology and our Cardiopulmonary Department.
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
A team of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) are available 24-hours a day, everyday, to examine adult and child sexual assault victims and collect forensic evidence. They are part of the area Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).
Critical Care Transport
LifeTeam provides critical care transport when needed to rapidly respond to trauma or any emergency that requires specialized medical treatment. LifeTeam employs the most highly trained and dedicated crews available to safely and quickly provide patients the transport medicine necessary to save their lives.