Frankfort Regional Medical Center

Spring/Summer 2015

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 9 of 9

299 King's Daughters Drive Frankfort, Ky 40601 This publication in no way seeks to serve as a substitute for professional medical care. Consult your physician before undertaking any form of medical treatment or adopting any exercise program or dietary guidelines. Plan Ahead If you're coming to the Emergency Department, now you can let us know in advance with the iTriage app. Online check-in offers you peace of mind. The Emergency Department staff is notified of your pending arrival and can use this information to better prepare for your care. Â To learn more, visit No one likes waiting around in an Emergency Department when they're sick or injured. When you arrive and a bed is available, you will be immediately placed in a bed, rapidly assessed, and seen based on your symptoms. If a bed is unavailable, you will be triaged and evaluated based on your symptoms. Checking the ER Wait Time before you go can give you an idea of how long the wait is at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. The ER Wait Time is a four-hour rolling average updated every 30 minutes. The wait time is defined as the time of patient arrival until the time a patient is greeted by a medical professional. "Our goal is to begin treatment as quickly as possible," says Mark Sloan, MD, Medical Director of the Emergency Department. "Our publicized average ER wait times allow us to be transparent to the communities we serve." Â To see average ER wait times at Frankfort Regional, text "ER" to 23000 or visit Message and data rates may apply. Terms & conditions: Privacy policy: To receive the best care, patients are treated in the Emergency Department based on the severity of their illness or injury. Why Wait? Mark Sloan, MD, Emergency Medicine

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Frankfort Regional Medical Center - Spring/Summer 2015