Ribbon cutting (left to right): Zachary Tebb, M.D., Emergency Medical Director; Charles Lewis, R.N., Emergency Services Director; Stephanie Austermann, R.N., Emergency Nurse Manager; Eric Appelgren, M.D., Vice President of Clinical Services.
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02/07/2014 - Construction is complete and patients are now using the newly constructed rooms in the new emergency department at St. Anthony's Medical Center.
A ribbon cutting and blessing took place on Jan. 2. Construction began in September on the $1 million project.
Work included new flexible triage rooms, an EMS and Patient Flow Communications Center and a new front desk - all designed to reduce wait times and get patients to see a doctor sooner. Staff and doctors can now assess more patients' needs more quickly, providing immediate medical treatment and discharging or moving patients to appropriate care areas.