Wold Family Center for Emergency Medicine
Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Wold Family Center for Emergency Medicine
is among the top five percent in the nation for emergency medicine, and
a recipient of the HealthGrades® Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
for the third consecutive year (2010-2012).
We have 43 updated and all-private treatment rooms that feature the latest
in diagnostic and patient- support technology. Our Newly remodeled triage
and nursing stations provide greater efficiency and improved communications
between caregivers and patients and family members. We also have a new
and spacious waiting area for improved comfort and ease during the waiting period.
Highly Respected & Trusted Emergency Care Center
We have received the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association's
Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award
2012. Additionally, we are one of only four hospitals in Palm Beach County
to be designated by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA)
as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and is ranked #1 in Florida for treatment
of stroke by HealthGrades® in 2011.
How else does our emergency medicine center stand out?
- Staffed with physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals specially
trained to treat stroke patients with the most advanced therapies available
and ensure the best possible outcomes.
- Utilizes induced hypothermia in the treatment of cardiac arrest patients.
- New “Care Partner” program provides liaisons between the staff,
patients, and their loved ones to enhance communication and overall service.
- Physicians diagnose and treat more than 55,000 patients a year including
acute care and minor injuries.
- Lifenet® technology sends real-time 12-lead EKGs of the heart from
EMS, allowing doctors to evaluate a patient’s cardiac condition
prior to arrival.
The Center for Emergency Medicine at Boca Regional meets the American Heart
Association’s 60 to 90 minutes Door-to-Balloon time in 100 percent
of its heart attack patients. Less than one-third of hospitals meet this
goal. Our state-of-the-art patient electronic medical records system also
automates processes, resulting in increased efficiency in patient treatment and flow.
You can contact The Wold Family Center for Emergency Medicine at 561.955.7100