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Expanded Emergency Room

  • Exterior
  • Exterior
  • Lobby
  • Nurses Station
  • Treatment Room
  • Secured Entrance

Now Open

As one of the busiest emergency rooms in the Kansas City area, the ER has expanded to serve the North Kansas City community better. The $18 million project benefit patients, visitors and staff with many enhancements.

Expansion Features

  • Expanded facility from 18,000 to 30,800 square feet
  • 42 patient care rooms - all private and expanded in size
  • 8 quick-treat rooms for minor emergencies
  • 3 trauma rooms
  • 4 triage rooms
  • Natural light incorporated into most rooms
  • Cart-based system to deliver services directly to patients
  • Expanded main waiting area
  • Larger nurses station
  • Rooftop helipad
  • Separate entrance

Additional Benefits of the Expansion

  • Dedicated CT scanner allowing for quicker diagnostic testing for emergency patients without impact on other hospital patients.
  • Enlarged overall area improving flow of services. New area is designed to accommodate over 80,000 patient visits per year. We cared for over 65,000 patients last year.
  • Relocation of helipad so traffic isn't interrupted during a helicopter landing.
  • Addition of separate entrances for ambulance traffic and walk-in patients.
  • Dedicated security substation for security staff and local police.
  • Doors into the treatment area are secured with limited access.