Emergency Department | Door to Doc in 31 Minutes or Less

When you or a loved one needs emergency medical help, the obvious choice for outstanding care is the Emergency Department at Florence Hospital at Anthem.

Our goal is to provide patients experiencing an illness or injury with compassionate care in a professional and efficient environment.

The staff at Florence Hospital at Anthem are prepared to meet any emergency need with a goal wait time for our emergency department of 31 minutes or less.

Our 22-bed Emergency Department is staffed 24 hours a day by physicians, nurses and support personnel trained to care for a wide range of emergent health concerns, including cardiac, orthopedic, general illness and pediatrics.

The emergency physicians are board-certified specialists in emergency medicine and are supported by a full complement of medical and surgical specialties and sub-specialties, as well as by nurses trained to focus on emergent care, with certification in ACLS and PALS, (Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support).

From the moment patients come through our doors and are assessed by our “first-response staff,” they will receive outstanding medical care in a facility that is both efficient and private. Our fully equipped examination areas provide the very latest in emergency medical equipment.

Rest assured, Florence Hospital at Anthem provide the highest quality care right at your doorstep.

Diagnostic Services

Florence Hospital at Anthem’s medical imaging services provides comprehensive diagnostic radiology with the most up to date, state-of-the-art advanced technology. Radiologists work closely with our highly qualified staff of technologists to provide a full range of diagnostic imaging services for inpatients and outpatients including:

  • 24-7 Emergency Department Services
  • Digital X-ray
  • Computerized Tomography (CT)
  • Ultrasound
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Stress Tests

Inpatient Services

The medical/surgical unit at Florence Hospital at Anthem provides quality care for patients admitted with illness, accidents, or surgery. Registered nurses and nursing assistants have, at a minimum, basic life support skills and receive an extensive orientation and training program. R.N.’s are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Our team concentrates on providing our patients the highest in nursing standards. Some conditions require more intensive monitoring and the entire medical/surgical staff is prepared to take care of your every need – so, when you’re checked into Florence Hospital at Anthem’s, we make sure you feel like things are being done for you, rather than to you.

The staff provides care and support to families during all aspects of their illnesses. We strive to give the same attention to the patient and family as if they were our own. We respect privacy and work hard to maintain that trust between physician, family, and patients.

Our services and staff are backed by state of the art equipment that permits up-to-date care to be delivered, fulfilling our commitment of providing the highest quality of patient care possible.

Florence Hospital at Anthem utilizes Hospitalists (trained Internal Medicine Physicians) as part of our daily in-patient service. Hospitalists are physicians who devote their entire practice to the care of hospitalized patients. Hospitalists are Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and treat hospitalized patients who have been referred from our emergency room doctors or admitted directly to the hospital from their primary care doctors.

Pharmacy & Laboratory

Florence Hospital at Anthem offers inpatient laboratory services provided by a professional staff including board-certified pathologists, medical technologists (MT and MLT’s) certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), as well as lab assistants during high volume hours.

Florence Hospital at Anthem’s Inpatient Clinical Laboratory provides 24-hour inpatient laboratory services to our patients, including hematology, chemistry, blood bank, urinalysis, coagulation, serology, and pathology testing. For more information on how to donate blood, please call United Blood Services at 1-800-288-2199.

Surgical Services

Florence Hospital at Anthem provides a wide range of surgical services — offering care that is individualized and compassionate.

We understand people feel apprehensive about surgery and our goal is to make your surgical experience as comfortable and positive as possible.

At Florence Hospital at Anthem, we want to provide you with reliable information to help ease any anxiety and give you a sense of control.

We also encourage you to ask any questions you have about your upcoming surgery as it will help lessen any stress you may be feeling. We encourage you to seek out information most helpful to you and your family.