• St. Anthony Hospital Emergency Department

  • The design and features of St. Anthony Hospital were carefully planned and designed, and the needs of our EMS partners were carefully considered. We hope you will find that the features, layout and patient care capabilities set a new standard in care and offer EMS providers the assurance and peace of mind that the transition of care for patients arriving at St. Anthony Hospital is smooth and improves patient outcomes.

    Ambulance Bay
    The ambulance bay is designed for six ambulances and with a traffic flow to avoid your ever getting blocked in. It's all sheltered and it faces southeast for added protection during storms. Moreover, the sidewalks are heated to keep your crews safer during winter weather.

    • Sheltered space for six ambulances
    • Route designed to keep traffic flowing
    • Southeast orientation for storm protection
    • Heated sidewalks for EMS safety

    Emergency Department
    Upon entering the emergency department you will notice electronic EMS communication screens just through the doors and across from the nurses station. These screens will provide the emergency or trauma room number where you can take your patient. This, eliminates the need to stop to determine where you are taking your patient.

    • 36 private emergency exam rooms including four trauma rooms
    • Senior specific features including geriatric beds
    • A larger EMS lounge including more functional charting areas, high speed wireless access, computer/fax access and a selection of food and beverages.
    • Two decontamination rooms directly accessible from outside entrances.
    • Metal detectors at emergency entrances
    • A large waiting area for a more comfortable patient and family experience

    Dedicated Trauma Rooms
    Upon entering the Emergency Department, our four dedicated trauma rooms are to the left.  As a Level I Trauma Center, having the capacity to deal with multiple serious cases concurrently is critical and with these dedicated trauma rooms we are ready.

    • Four dedicated trauma rooms
    • Two of the trauma rooms have in room x-ray capability.
    • CT room located in the emergency department providing access to life saving scans as quickly as possible.

    Trauma Room 10
    T-10 is the first and only field-to-OR suite in Colorado and the region and provides direct access to surgery for the most critically injured patients. Our dedicated, high-speed elevator can get patients directly to T-10 in only three seconds.  

    • Ceiling-boom design that integrates imaging and instrumentation freeing space for the surgical team.
    • CT scan and Cath/IR labs immediately across the hall.
    • Dumb-waiter for blood delivery and a specialized pneumatic tube system for quick transport of pharmaceuticals.
    • Observation room for training and EMS purposes

    Helipads/Flight For Life Colorado 
    We have three helipads, one at ground adjacent to the ambulance bay and two on the 3rd floor roof.

    • All helipads and ramps heated for transport safety.
    • Direct access from third floor helipad to dedicated T-10 elevator - offering access to trauma room 10 in only three seconds.
    • Statewide Flight For Life Communication Center where dispatchers have the latest technology to view helipads and track flight teams and weather across the state.
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