Unique healthcare model
Methodist Boerne Emergency Center, a department of Methodist Hospital, offers a unique healthcare model, using sophisticated telecommunications technologies to link the emergency center to all the resources of Methodist Healthcare hospitals and physicians in San Antonio, providing timely urgent care with the depth of resources of an acute care hospital.
Medical services are offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The facility includes 15 treatment rooms providing a full range of services, including radiology, telemetry and a full service laboratory. Methodist Boerne Emergency Center offers the benefits of immediate intervention for serious emergencies when treatment time is critical.
Our center includes two trauma/cardiac care rooms, nine emergency/treatment rooms and four fast-track non-urgent treatment rooms for minor emergencies. Our on-site diagnostic equipment includes a 16-slice CT scanner, dedicated imaging suite, and ultrasound and telemetry equipment. Use of a picture archiving communications system (PACS) allows staff to electronically transmit diagnostic images from the Methodist Boerne Emergency Center to any Methodist hospital emergency department for seamless follow-up and expert evaluation.
Expert medical care
At Methodist Boerne Emergency Center, patients are cared for by board-certified/board-eligible emergency medical physicians, an all-registered nurse staff specializing in emergency medical care, 24-hour ultrasound coverage and radiology and laboratory technicians. On-call specialty physicians are available for consultation, including emergency-trained staff that treat emergency situations like heart attacks, broken bones, stomach ailments, asthma attacks and anything else a person would normally go to an emergency room to treat.
Other unique services
For our patients’ convenience, Methodist Boerne Emergency Center offers bedside registration for convenience and privacy, all private treatment rooms, air and ground transport to San Antonio for critically ill or injured patients, direct access to advanced trauma services and expert resources at Methodist Healthcare facilities.