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The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a full-service hospital with 334 patient beds.

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Quality Highlights

Only hospital in the region to achieve three accreditations for heart care: Atrial-Fibrillation with EPS, Chest Pain and Heart Failure (ACC Accreditation Services 2016)

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Fast Facts

Find our more about Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) by having a look at our Fast Facts.

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With its expansive ability to deliver high-quality, cost-effective patient care and rich history in the community, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center reflects the growth and development of Idaho Falls and its changing healthcare needs. EIRMC now offers state-of-the-art care to more than 300,000 people across the region and continues to develop its services to benefit patients and their families.

In Idaho Falls, the city’s first hospital was established in 1906. For the next eighty years, additional hospitals were built, expanded, merged and sold. During the 1980s, local physicians wanted to establish a regional medical center to not only serve Idaho Falls but also growing communities in surrounding areas. On December 22, 1986, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center opened its doors, and the two facilities serving Idaho Falls closed. Physicians no longer had to cross town to see patients at two different hospitals.

For the past thirty years, EIRMC has focused on its mission to improve patient lives. With the support of its corporate parent, HCA, its facility has expanded to include a Level II Trauma Center Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center, Heart Center and Atrial Fibrillation Clinic as well as a Spine Center. The medical center has grown to become the leading neonatal and pediatric care provider in the region. Additionally, the EIRMC Behavioral Health Center is a 74-bed freestanding hospital that provides inpatient care for adults and adolescents.

With 334 patient beds, EIRMC now serves Idaho Falls and surrounding communities as well as southeast Idaho, western Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park and parts of Montana. EIRMC delivers specialized care to people who live and work in the city – close to home.

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Jessica Clements

Marketing & Community Relations Specialist
Mobile: (208) 403-3537
Direct: (208) 529-6211

Coleen Niemann

Director of Marketing & Community Relations
Mobile: (208) 821-7021
Direct: (208) 529-6213

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Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

December 14, 2011

Sandee Moore, Chief Operations Office for Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative...

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November 10, 2011

iPhone app lets patients and families find healthcare services and share their experiences with others

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October 26, 2011

Free and Reduced-Cost Screenings Save Lives

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July 26, 2011

New U Surgical Weight Loss Center Supports FDA Decision

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July 26, 2011

A recent study found the cost of a gastric banding weight-loss surgery procedure was offset by reductions in obesity-related medical costs within...

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June 17, 2011

Event caps 11-month, $20 million construction project.

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June 10, 2011

For 30 years, Phyllis Duenes's perpetual smile and ready-to-help attitude have made her an invaluable Volunteer at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical...

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April 28, 2011

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the promotion of Renae Oswald RN, MSN, NHA, NE-BC, to Assistant Chief Nursing Officer...

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April 18, 2011

Drs. Naeem and Fahim Rahim of the Idaho Kidney Institute were recently awarded the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the National Ethical...

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March 21, 2011

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and the Idaho Department of Labor have teamed up to give an up-close perspective to local high school students...

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