Archive for the ‘Emergency Room’ Category

Chest Pain: Treatment and Care in an Emergency

Friday, May 9th, 2014

The right decisions can save a life a life in an emergency. Come and learn more about: chest pain symptoms, what happens after you dial 9-1-1, heart attack vs. chest pain, ER chest pain treatment, and cardiac rehab information. Plus, tour of our Emergency Department, learn the basics of CPR and exercises for heart health, watch demonstrations of a personal emergency response device and an automatic external defibrillator (AED).
The presenters will be Chris Bowe, MD, Medical Director of St. Mary’s Emergency Department, an accredited Chest Pain Center, and Daphne Russell, AS, EMT-P, CP, Prevention and Wellness Coordinator with United Ambulance.
The event will be held on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 5:30 pm in the Lepage Conference Center at 99 Campus Avenue in Lewiston.  Paramedic Transporting Patient by GurneyTo reserve a spot, please call 777-8593.

Chest Pain: Treatment and Care in an Emergency

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

The right decisions can save a life a life in an emergency. Come and learn more about: chest pain symptoms, what happens after you dial 9-1-1, heart attack vs. chest pain, ER chest pain treatment, and cardiac rehab information. Plus, tour of our Emergency Department, learn the basics of CPR and exercises for heart health, watch demonstrations of a personal emergency response device and an automatic external defibrillator (AED).
The presenters will be Chris Bowe, MD, Medical Director of St. Mary’s Emergency Department, an accredited Chest Pain Center, and Daphne Russell, AS, EMT-P, CP, Prevention and Wellness Coordinator with United Ambulance.

The event will be held on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at 5:30 pm in the Lepage Conference Center at 99 Campus Avenue in Lewiston.  To reserve a spot, please call 777-8593.

St. Mary’s ER Takes a Different Approach to Caring for Mental Health Patients

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Maine Public Broadcasting has been doing a series on the treatment of behavioral illness in Maine. One of the first stories in the series was a positive story about the St. Mary’s Behavioral Emergency Department. Congratulations to Dr. Michael Kelley and his team!

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St. Mary’s ER Wait Time App for Smart Phones

Friday, December 16th, 2011

The ER wait time clock that is on our website homepage is now available as an App for Android smart phones (other phones soon to follow!).  Just scan the QR code below with your phone to download.   It’s that simple!

Thank you Kiwanis!

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Kiwanis generously donated soft white bears to St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center to hand out to young patients in their Emergency Center. Pictured in the photo are Emergency Staff: Shimea Hunt, PA Student, Steve Gallagher, MD, Ronda Wilson, RN, Spence Bisbing, MD, Jayme Rossignol, RN, by Kiwanis representative Ron Bellmore.

YOUR TIME IS VALUABLE

Thursday, October 14th, 2010
 

Visit the hospital’s website and see the box on our home page that shows the current average wait time from door to provider for our patients. While this service has been available from larger hospitals in other parts of the country, we are the first to offer it in Central Maine. This is just one more piece of distinguished service available from our Emergency Center. Always open and always ready to help. To contact our Emergency Center, please call 777-8120.

ER Critical Care room and patient with Dr. Parker Emergency Room Critical Care Room and Patient with Dr. Amy Parker
Medical Emergency Room Nurses Station

Medical Emergency Nurses' Station

Behavioral Emergency Room Nurses Station

Behavioral Emergency Room Nurses Station