1835 Franklin Street, Denver, CO 80218      303-837-7111
Saint Joseph Hospital
 
 
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Emergency Services

Our emergency medicine team tends to a chest pain patient.

When an emergency or unexpected illness occurs, it's good to know the expert, caring ER team at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital is ready for you. We're close by and offer care 24/7 for you and your family. We are nationally accredited as a Chest Pain Center and our team of board certified emergency physicians, nurses and technicians skillfully treat patients with emergencies ranging from a childs' late night fever to life-threatening accidents and heart attacks.

  • Open 24 hours, 365 days a year
  • Board certified physicians
  • Expanded space will reduce waiting times
  • Dedicated radiology
  • Specially designed Senior ER
  • Call ahead for non-threatening emergencies and be seen within 15 minutes! www.InQuickER.com.
Operating a busy emergency room in Denver gave us plenty of insight on the specific needs of our growing senior community. As the next wave of our 65 and older community comes to us with their medical needs, we’re prepared to help them. Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital is tuned in to our seniors.
By implementing a philosophy of care for the geriatric patient and implementing a variety of screenings designed for the senior population, physicians hope that their senior E.R. will help lower readmission rates and reduce the risk of harmful drug interactions.
Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital's Senior ER is a special place with dedicated physicians and nurses to this unit who've completed a superior curriculum specifically designed for the team at Saint Joseph Hospital. In addition, physicians and nurses took workshops in sensory appreciation and ageism to learn how to better communicate with older adults and their caregivers.
Facility Upgrades:
  •  Thicker, pressure-reducing mattresses
  •  Recliners available for patients requiring upright positions
  •  Hearing and Visual Aids
  •  Non-skid flooring to reduce the risk of falls
  •  Quieter environment
  •  Assistive devices for ambulation
  •  Softer room lighting with large digital clocks