24-hour emergency care in Idaho Falls, Idaho

From a home repair that turns into a broken leg to a ball game that results in a head injury, a medical emergency happens when least expected. We are ready to treat you at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC), no matter your condition.

Our emergency doctors have extensive experience and training to handle heart attacks, strokes, burn injuries, childrens' illnesses and traumatic accidents. We operate around the clock and coordinate care across EIRMC resources. We work to help you return to health and independence as soon as possible.

If you or your loved one has experienced a severe accident or injury, call 911 immediately.

Emergency doctors for adults and children

At EIRMC, we are prepared to handle the most urgent medical emergencies in our region. Our emergency room (ER) is usually the first stop for patient care. Our ER doctors quickly evaluate and plan treatments tailored to each patient. Our first-rate emergency medicine teams work together seamlessly to ensure unmatched critical care expertise, technology and capacity.

Patients have access to services including:

  • Advanced care units for 24/7 critical care monitoring, heart attack symptoms, cerebrovascular accidents (stroke), and traumatic and burn injuries
  • Advanced monitoring technology, respiratory equipment and the latest medical procedures
  • Imaging services and diagnostic lab testing
  • On-call, board-certified physicians from various specialties, including cardiology, neonatology, pediatrics, cosmetic and plastic surgery, otolaryngologists, general surgery and physical rehabilitation therapy.
  • Skilled, critical care trained registered nurses (RNs) and medical support staff

Advanced emergency care services

Your or your loved one's condition may require ongoing care. To meet your needs, we admit you to one our specialized care including:

Accredited Chest Pain Center

EIRMC is designated as an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Our chest pain team provides immediate care for heart pain symptoms and a designated Idaho TSE Level I ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction Intervention (STEMI) Center.

Our specially trained chest pain team works to reduce the effects of a severe heart attack. Our teams give immediate and effective care for heart emergencies from treatment while en route to monitoring heart activity.

Intensive care unit (ICU)

Our facility has an ICU for adults that provides high-quality around-the-clock care for patients with severe injuries or illnesses. Our ICU doctors coordinate care across EIRMC's specialties, including medical specialists, skilled registered nurses (RNs) and medical support staff.

Burn care

Our burn center is the only burn care program in the Idaho, Wyoming and Montana region. We care for basic to life-threatening injuries with a team extensively trained to care for burn patients. Services like burn intensive care, wound care, hyperbaric chamber therapy, ventilators, plastic surgery, reconstructive surgery and physical rehab therapy help patients regain independence.

Neonatal intensive care unit

Our Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) specializes in care for the sickest and most fragile newborns and premature infants. Our doctors treat patients as young as 23 weeks gestation. Whether infants are premature or need monitoring after a complicated delivery, our NICU doctors and pediatric specialists are ready to care for your baby.

Pediatric intensive care unit

In our pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), we care for critically injured or ill children from infants to teens. As the only PICU in the region, our pediatric intensivists are specially trained in critical care medicine for kids. We also have in-house child life specialists who help children and their families understand their diagnosis, their treatment and help them cope with their fears of hospitalization.

Primary Stroke Center

Our Primary Stroke Center is certified by The Joint Commission and is a designated Idaho TSE Level II Stroke Center. Our team coordinates with our ER to provide quick assessment and intervention, when needed. EIRMC offers the clot-busting drug tPA and interventional radiology procedures to address stroke symptoms. Once our ER stabilizes patients, they may require admission to our ICU for monitoring, critical care and rehab services.

Level II Trauma Center

Our center is a verified Level II Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and a designated Idaho Time-Sensitive Emergency (TSE) Level II Trauma Center. The designations mean we handle some of the most complex traumatic injuries and conditions, such as severe car accidents. We are also a regional trauma center which means our patients come from Wyoming, Montana and eastern Idaho.

Accredited Chest Pain Center

The American College of Cardiology recognizes our cardiology team's expertise for its fast and effective care for heart attacks.

Advanced Primary Stroke Center

The Joint Commission recognizes our Primary Stroke Center and our stroke team for its positive outcomes in patient care.

Verified Level II Trauma Center

Our quick diagnosis and effective care for complex traumatic conditions have earned respect from the American College of Surgeons.