7 days a week
As one of only three Level II Trauma Centers in Nebraska, Regional West serves as a regional referral center for western Nebraska, eastern Wyoming, southern South Dakota, and northern Colorado. The Emergency Department is equipped with a telemedicine service, which allows Regional West physicians to consult with doctors from referring hospitals via a computer link for the evaluation of patients, and to assist with the transportation of patients to the most appropriate level of care.
Staffed by physicians, as well as by midlevel providers, registered nurses, and a dedicated support staff, the Emergency Department sees an average of 15,000 patients annually.
- Two advanced trauma bays, approved for both pediatric and adult trauma
- One OB room
- Four general emergency rooms
- One ENT room
- One pediatric specific room
- One eye emergency room
- 24/7 critical care air ambulance service
- 24/7 advanced life support ground ambulance service
Appointment No-Shows and Late Arrivals-It is the policy of Regional West Physicians Clinic to monitor and manage appointment no-shows and late appointments. Any patient who arrives 15 minutes after their scheduled appointment time is considered late for his or her appointment. Regional West Physicians Clinic will make reasonable efforts to accommodate the patient within the patient session or to reschedule the patient at the earliest possible time, based on the nature of the presenting reason for the visit and the patient’s wishes.