Acute Care Units: Expert Care in an Emergency

Acute Care Units: Expert Care in an Emergency

Acute care units are a central — and essential — function of our medical system. They provide immediate relief and recovery from many of life’s unanticipated medical challenges.  At East Adams Rural Healthcare, our acute care unit is a pillar of hope and...
What Is an Acute Care Hospital?

What Is an Acute Care Hospital?

In the heart of a town’s healthcare system beats an essential institution — the acute care hospital. These hospitals are more than just buildings with beds and medical equipment; they are hubs of advanced medical treatment and critical life-saving...
When to Go to the Emergency Room Vs. Urgent Care

When to Go to the Emergency Room Vs. Urgent Care

At East Adams Rural Healthcare, we understand how difficult it can be to know — in the moment — whether to visit an emergency room or an urgent care facility when medical situations arise. Knowing when to go to the emergency room vs. urgent care is important for...
Guide for When to Go to the Emergency Room

Guide for When to Go to the Emergency Room

On average, 136 million people go to the emergency room in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Out of that number, around 30% are injury-related visits.  In some cases, people spend more time questioning when to go to...