Emergency Services at Methodist Hospital

24/7 emergency room services for men, women and children

The Methodist Hospital Emergency Department is fully staffed by physicians and nurses who are trained in emergency medicine. We serve men, women and children with emergency needs.

In the event of an emergency, call 911.

Emergency Department features:

  • Private examination rooms
  • A specially trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), available 24/7 to assist sexual assault and domestic violence survivors
  • Patients who arrive at the Emergency Department with chest pain are assessed in the Chest Pain Center to determine the cause of their pain

Nationally recognized stroke program

Committed to improving quality of life for stroke survivors

From the moment you and your family enter the Emergency Department, the Methodist Hospital Stroke Program team is dedicated to your recover. We’ll be with you through each step of diagnosis and treatment – from your hospital stay to your rehabilitation and return to the community.

Your team

The stroke program team of specialists includes physicians, nurses and therapists focused on stroke treatment and recovery. We provide individual care and education specific to the needs of stroke survivors and family with the goals of recover and future stroke prevention.

Rehabilitation from a stroke

Methodist offers specialized physical, speech and occupational therapy for patients who have suffered strokes. The Acute Rehabilitation Center helps patients recover independence and function with the goal of leading productive lives again.

Stroke support group

Stroke survivors and their family members and caregivers are invited to attend our Stroke Support Group, which meets the first Tuesday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Cornhusker Room on the second floor of the Methodist Hospital South Tower. For more information, call the group’s president, Donnis Arens, at (402) 312-4749.

Recognized for quality care

Recognizing our higher quality of care for heart attack patients

Methodist Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2014. The award recognizes our success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients. Methodist is one of only 256 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.


Awarded for carefully coordinated, expedited response to heart attacks

Methodist Hospital has earned the AHA Mission: Lifeline Silver Performance Achievement Award as a STEMI (STElevation Myocardial Infarction) Receiving Center. The award recognizes a higher standard of care delivered at Methodist Hospital that improves the survival and outcomes of the most critical heart attack patients.


Advanced certification for primary stroke centers

Methodist Hospital has been recognized with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. This designation shows that our stroke program has met the critical elements of performance to achieve long-term, successful outcomes for stroke patients.


Contact

Methodist Hospital
8303 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114

402-354-4000