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Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

Welcome Physicians

A Great Place to Practice

The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a modern, Joint Commission- accredited, 334-bed full-service hospital located in Idaho Falls.

EIRMC serves as the region’s healthcare hub, offering specialty services including open-heart surgery, primary stroke response, leading-edge cancer treatment, trauma, neurosurgery, intensive care for adults, teens, children and infants, hospitalist program, and a helicopter and ground medical rescue service.

Additionally, EIRMC is the only provider in the region offering perinatalogy services (maternal-fetal medicine) for high-risk pregnancies; neonatology services for extremely premature and critically ill infants; gynecologic-oncology services provided by specialists who focus only on cervical, ovarian, uterine, and other reproductive cancers in women; and inpatient psychiatric services. EIRMC is also the regional leader in wound care and hyperbaric medicine.

Hospital Highlights

  • Idaho’s only Level 1 Intensive Care Unit.
  • Level II Trauma Center designated by the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma, a distinction belonging to just over 150 of America's 5,000 hospitals.
  • Only hospital in the region, and only one of two in Idaho, designated by the Joint Commission as a certified Primary Stroke Center.
  • Only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the region, able to care for neonates born as early as 23 weeks gestation and as small as 500 grams (about 1 lb.).
  • Region’s only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, providing critical care services to children up to age 18.
  • “Door-to-balloon” time for treatment of heart attack hovers between 50 and 60 minutes, compared to the national “best practice” standard of 90 minutes.
  • The Behavioral Health Center (BHC) is a 72-bed inpatient psychiatric facility for children, adolescents, and adults. Specialized staff provides 24-hour crisis intervention for people experiencing a variety of mental health problems.
  • Our Cancer Center earned a rare “Comprehensive” ranking by the ACS Commission on Cancer, exceeding all 36 standards by six. This is a distinction belonging to very few hospitals in cities of this size.
  • Air Idaho Rescue is a member of an elite group of just 136 nationally-accredited air emergency transport services in the U.S. Averaging more than 800 air and ground rescues annually, demand for the team’s rescue services continues to grow every year.
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™, 2013.
  • Ranked among the Top 10% in the nation for Overall Orthopedic Services by Healthgrades, 2013.
  • Ranked #1 in Idaho for Overall Orthopedic Services by Healthgrades, 2013.
  • Ranked among the Top 5 in Idaho for Spine Surgery for three years in a row by Healthgrades, 2011-2013.

Fast Facts About EIRMC

Physicians on Medical Staff (active, associate, courtesy & telemedicine): 218
Board-certified physicians: 160
Double-board certified physicians: 51
Triple-board certified physicians: 7
Employees: 1,457
Degreed/credentialed/licensed employees: 1,175
Service area population: ˜300,000
Licensed beds: 330
Locations in Idaho Falls: 5
Corporate parent: HCA, Inc.
Year opened: 1986
Initial capital investment in 1986: $42 million
EIRMC’s capital reinvestment in community since 1996: $208.8 million
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Organ Donation Medal of Honor: 2006-2013
Average number of patients served each day (inpatient & outpatient): 377
Average % of inpatients who reside outside Bonneville Co.: 38%
Annual ER visits 2013: 43,129
# of patients turned away from ER: 0
Annual medical rescues by EIRMC's Air Idaho Rescue
(fixed wing and rotor capabilities):
Verified trauma centers in Idaho, 2008, 2009, 2010: 1 (EIRMC)
EIRMC’s rank among largest private employers in Bonneville County: #3
Annual payroll (salary, wages, benefits, 2013): $90.3 million
2013 taxes paid: $19.6 million
2013 charity, indigent, unreimbursed and under-reimbursed care: $37.7 million
Average hourly rate of EIRMC employees, 2013: $27.63
Community sponsorships, 2013, nearly 200 different organizations: $200,000
Physicians recruited to community by EIRMC, past 5 years: 79
Healthcare business located within 1 mile of EIRMC: 300+
Local governance by local Board of Trustees
- Community members: 5
- Physicians from EIRMC’s Medical Staff: 5
Chief Executive Officer: Doug Crabtree
Chief Financial Officer: Jeff Baiocco
Chief Nursing Officer: Kathleen Nelson
Chief Operations Officer: Jeffrey Sollis

Practice With Us

Learn more about physician opportunities at EIRMC and in HCA’s Mountain Division.

Our Parent Company

Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, composed of locally managed facilities that include 163 hospitals and 104 outpatient centers in 20 states and England. At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies – founded by physicians, for physicians.