Emergency Care Center
Sharon Regional has started a new model of care delivery within its Emergency Care Center known as PhysicianFirst, which places the physician at the beginning of the emergency care treatment process, resulting in significant improvements in patient care, safety, and satisfaction.
Sharon Regional's Emergency Care Center, 740 E. State St., Sharon, was the first in Mercer County to provide, and in many instances the only provider of, the following emergency medicine programs:
- Chest Pain Emergency Center
- Brain Attack/Stroke Center
- Trauma Response Team
- Cardiac Response Team
- Winner EMS Educational Institute
- Telemedicine & Neurolink--Linking to specialists at other hospitals
via computers and telephone lines
The most advanced emergency medicine facility in Mercer County
There are times when good enough will do. A medical emergency isn't one of those
times. At that moment, you need every available opportunity to optimize your
Now, patients with trauma, chest pain, strokes and other serious illnesses can be treated at the expanded Emergency Care Center at Sharon Regional Health System, the most advanced emergency medical facility in Mercer County.
Sharon Regional identified as heart attack treatment center by regional EMS council
This ultramodern center has more than doubled in size and offers highly specialized
areas for the treatment of virtually every type of emergency situation. Special
areas include trauma rooms, chest pain rooms (Mercer County's only facility
for advanced heart attack care), an isolation room and the County's only hazardous
materials decontamination room.
There also are specialized treatment rooms for orthopedic patients and women with gynecological problems. Equipped with the latest high-tech equipment, chest pain/stroke centers, the Emergency Care Center brings together a team of emergency professionals not typically found in basic hospital emergency rooms.
Sharon Regional exceeds national guidelines for heart attack care
Those who suffer from a variety of behavioral health problems can also be evaluated in the Emergency Care Center and linked to a vast array of services that aid in management of their problems.
The programs mentioned here along with other Emergency Care Center services have one common goal: To help patients choosing Sharon Regional to have the greatest opportunity to optimize their outcome.
When you or a member of your family need emergency care, don't trust that care to a simple hospital emergency room. You owe it to yourself and your family to experience how emergency care should be delivered.
Learn more about Emergency Medicine from our online Health Library