Emergency center care is an important part of our medical care system and vital to everyone's health. At the same time, a visit to the emergency center can be costly.
Here is a partial list of warning signs that indicate when you should go to an emergency center:
Why is Speed so Important?
In an emergency, go to the nearest emergency center quickly. Many times, immediate treatment can affect the outcome. If the medical condition is life-threatening or the person's condition could get worse on the way to the hospital, then call 9-1-1 and have your local emergency provider come to you.
What to Bring
Emergency departments see patients based on the severity of their illnesses or injures, not on a first-come, first serve basis. Here are tips to help you get the best possible care as quickly as possible:
Check with your health plan in advance of any crisis.Your health plan may have certain requirements such as the facility you can use and how the health plan should be notified.
Beaumont Hospital - Farmington Hills offers free valet parking and patient assistance for those who are bringing a loved one or friend for care. Follow the signs to the East side Emergency entrance.