Emergency Care, 24/7
Health issues don't take nights and weekends off. Our quality care and treatment don't either.
Call 9-1-1 if you or a loved one is experiencing a medical emergency.
About our Emergency Services
At Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, our Emergency Room (ER) team is staffed 24/7 with emergency physicians, nurses and staff who are trained in providing emergency care. Our team combines advanced training with compassionate service to be ready for you or your family when you need it the most.
What to Expect in our ER
As a patient, you will be cared for by staff trained to respond to any type of medical emergency. We understand a visit to the ER can be a very stressful time; therefore, you should expect us to communicate with you and guide you through your situation. You should always ask questions if you do not understand.
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Quality Emergency Care
The national recognition we've earned demonstrates our staff's commitment to providing the highest quality of care including:
American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Center with PCI Accreditation
Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital received Chest Pain Center with PCI accreditation from the American College of Cardiology. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the best heart care treatment available. As an accredited facility, we use the newest methods and best practices in heart care to ensure that our patients receive:
- Right care at the right time to minimize or eliminate heart damage due to heart attack
- Timely and accurate diagnoses to reduce the disruption to your life and get you back home as soon as possible
- Help and communication to better understand how to respond to your heart emergencies
- Improved quality of life after a heart episode
Learn more about Chest Pain Awareness
Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center Accreditation
Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center certification is reserved for hospitals that meet standards set by The Joint Commission for being a leader in the identification, intervention and treatment of stroke care for patients. Certified primary stroke centers consistently set a
higher standard of care for stroke patients.
To our hospital team, it’s an important accomplishment. To stroke patients and their families, it’s assurance that the right care will be right here whenever they need it.
Recognize the Symptoms:
Two of the most common life-treatening emergencies are heart attacks and strokes. Timely treatement is crucial!