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Emergency Department

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 immediately.

When Minutes Mean Everything: ER Medicine in a Comforting Environment

At Piedmont Medical Center’s emergency room, our mission is to provide rapid care in a comforting and informed environment. Our advanced emergency department is complete with all the equipment and services a patient may need in a medical crisis, no mater the medical emergency. The workflows in Piedmont Medical Center’s are closely monitored so that each patient can access emergency healthcare services promptly.

To further enhance the look and feel of our emergency department and to ensure timely delivery of quality healthcare services, we have recently invested $20 million on its renovation.

This generous patient-focused investment has added the following amenities to our emergency department::

  • A brand-new, expanded waiting room
  • Spacious workstations for ancillary and ED staff
  • A safe and comforting environment for patients with psychiatric issues
  • Increased capacity to entertain more patients
  • 20 percent increase in staff dedicated to provide emergency services
  • 21,113 additional square footage

The Only Emergency Department in Rock Hill, SC

Being the only healthcare organization providing dedicated emergency healthcare services in the county, Piedmont Medical Center realizes that it must advance with the growing needs of the community. To fulfill this mission, we use a progressive approach towards emergency care and keep expanding our diagnostic and therapeutic services.

Our emergency department addresses the healthcare issues of more than 70,000 individuals in 2013 alone. In order to efficiently manage this growing patient volume and to decrease turnaround time for emergency care, Piedmont Medical Center has made significant changes to the system and processes.

What’s an emergency?

Emergency situations come in many forms, including car accidents, allergic reactions, heart attacks and strokes. You are always welcome here, but if your condition is not a true emergency, you may wind up waiting while we attend to more urgent cases. Knowing how to recognize an emergency can save you a trip to the ER and a little bit of time as well. 

Challenging ourselves to give you the best care possible.

Today, when a patient visits our emergency department, they can expect prompt dedicated care without the need of waiting for long hours. We have set goals regarding our emergency room waiting time and turnaround time, and we monitor them periodically to ensure you easy accessibility and rapid treatment and support.

What Sets Our ER Apart

  • Only hospital with a dedicated emergency department in the county
  • Stat laboratory that offers prompt diagnostic services
  • Efficient supply of medicines and other supplies
  • Dedicated area for psychiatric patients
  • Clean, comfortable reception area and prompt information services
  • Private examination rooms for patients
  • Option to check-in online from home

To learn more about Piedmont Medical Center’s emergency services and capabilities, contact us at 803-329-1234.

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