Arnot Health offers high-quality emergency care services 24/7 at two of its affiliated hospitals; Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira and Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital in Bath. Our various specialty units and services across the system can assist in a variety of emergency health situations.
A recent renovation and expansion of the Emergency Department at Arnot Ogden Medical Center has resulted in an improved patient experience. Our triage system includes a provider for a faster, more comprehensive assessment, leading to faster treatment.
Other improvements include:
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) offers a list of warning signs that indicate a medical emergency:
Emergency intervention for heart attacks is coordinated with a Cardiac Team of cardiologists and radiologists. Depending on the type and severity of the heart attack, the cardiac team takes patients from the Emergency Department directly to the Arnot Health Heart and Vascular Institute.
The New York State Department of Health has designated Arnot Ogden Medical Center as a Stroke Center. In addition, Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital has earned advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission.
We have protocols, a program of care and a team in place to care for patients presenting symptoms of stroke with a rapid, definitive treatment plan. The multidisciplinary Stroke Team includes emergency physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, vascular surgeons, and rehabilitation specialists.