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Oak Hill | Pediatric Emergency Care Center

Emergency Care

Emergency Room

At Oak Hill Hospital, our emergency room in Brooksville, Fla. is prepared to handle any medical emergency at any time of day or night. From the area’s only pediatric ER to Hernando’s only open heart program, we strive to provide West Central Florida with exceptional, patient-centered emergency care.

The ER is staffed 24 hours a day by a team of doctors and nurses experienced in caring for all types of patients. Our ER team is committed to engaging and empowering patients. It's about respecting each patient's needs, values and preferences. And, at Oak Hill, it's something we live by.

Oak Hill Hospital's aggressive efficiency program has reduced ER wait times for our patients through the ongoing measurement, tracking and comparison of key emergency metrics. This ensures that in addition to providing the highest quality care, we also offer our patients the most efficient emergency care in the area.

If you think you or a loved one are experiencing a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately or go to the closest emergency room.

Pediatric Emergency Care Center

Our Pediatric Emergency Care Center is where children can receive age-appropriate care in an "ouch-less" environment. With eight private treatment rooms, child-friendly decor, and child-centered care techniques, children can get the care they need without the anxiety they don't.

Primary stroke center

joint commission gold seal

Oak Hill Hospital is a primary stroke center accredited by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization, which accredits and certifies more than 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.

Recognized as leader in emergency care

The Emergency Nurses Association awarded Oak Hill Hospital with the Lantern Award for the second time and is one of only 17 hospitals nationwide to receive the designation in 2014.

The award is a visible symbol of an emergency department's commitment to quality, safety, a healthy work environment and innovation in nursing practice and emergency care. Achievement of the Lantern Award indicates that the emergency department exemplifies outstanding and exemplary performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research. Oak Hill Hospital was chosen as one of only 20 first-ever recipients of the award in 2011.

EMS services

We work with local Emergency Medical Services organizations to provide patients the best care possible. In case of emergency, call 911 for the quickest care.

Need help finding a physician?

If you have a question about symptoms, an illness, an injury, medication, or other medical questions, please contact your physician. If you do not have a physician and need help finding one, you may call our free Physician Referral Line at 1-888-741-5120 or you may Find a Physician on this website.

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