We are blessed to be in an inviting rural setting, a wonderful place to live or visit. The waterways, beaches and trails provide recreational opportunities and a serene natural beauty to enjoy. However, living in a rural setting also means that highly specialized services may be hours away.
That’s why I’m so very proud of our emergency, trauma and urgent care services. As part of our ongoing pursuit of clinical excellence, we created an emergency/urgent care service line with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) under the leadership of Anthony Ferroggiaro, MD, and transitioned to all emergency medicine residency-trained and board-certified physicians. This is almost unheard of in a rural setting. we also began the emergency medicine rural residency rotation in Oregon.
In June 2017, we were successfully recertified by the state of Oregon as a Level 4 Trauma Center. CMH is the region’s only Trauma-certified medical facility.
Of course in the case of emergency, urgent and trauma care, we hope that you will not need us. But if you do, rest assured that our highly skilled team of dedicated physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, nursing assistants and support staff is here for you.
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