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...
What Is a Hospital Swing Bed?

What Is a Hospital Swing Bed?

Healthcare can often be a complex journey, and sometimes patients require different levels of care as they recover from illness or surgery. That’s where hospital swing beds can play an important role in a person’s uninterrupted medical care.  If...
Transitional Care Unit Vs. Skilled Nursing Facility

Transitional Care Unit Vs. Skilled Nursing Facility

If you or a loved one are transitioning from one level of care to another, understanding the differences between a transitional care unit and vs. skilled nursing care facility can be very helpful in knowing the next steps in your healthcare journey. Taking control of...