Holy Cross Health’s 24/7 Excellence in Emergency Room Services
Holy Cross Health's board certified emergency physicians and highly skilled emergency nurses and technicians use a well-organized system of triage to quickly assess patients and jump start an individualized plan of treatment.
Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, our highly skilled team of emergency medical center experts work collaboratively to identify and treat everything from complex life-threatening conditions—to less serious illnesses and injuries.
Diagnosis and treatment is enhanced by rapid response teams, virtual medical consultations and state-of-the-art technology for patient monitoring.
Emergency Services at Holy Cross Hospital
Holy Cross Hospital, located in Silver Spring, Md., has the nation’s first—and the region’s only—Seniors Emergency Center—a comforting environment focused on the special needs of older patients.
The emergency room at Holy Cross Hospital is designated a Primary Stroke Center, by The Joint Commission, the national credentialing organization for hospitals, and by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS). The emergency room at Holy Cross Hospital also has earned Cardiac Interventional Center designation by MIEMSS, which means the hospital provides high-quality treatment of the most severe type of heart attack, called a STEMI.
The Pediatric Emergency Center is staffed around the clock by board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physicians, providing care to children under age 18.
The emergency room at Holy Cross Hospital also has a separate zone for Express Care where less serious medical problems are treated, as well as patient observation rooms for patients who require extended monitoring, but don’t need to be admitted to an inpatient hospital unit.
To learn more about Holy Cross Hospital's Emergency Services, click here.
Emergency Services at Holy Cross Germantown Hospital (Opening October 2014)
When it opens in October 2014, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital Emergency Center will be the only full-service Germantown, Md., emergency room. The Holy Cross Germantown Hospital emergency center will care for all age groups and special populations who present with emergent or urgent care needs.
To learn more about Holy Cross Germantown Hospital's Emergency Services, click here.