Lourdes Emergency Department at DEBORAH
The emergency department, operated by Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County, resides on the grounds of Deborah, the region's premier specialty hospital. Nestled in the Pine Barrens, Deborah's location offers both ambulances and walk-in patients hassle-free access to top-quality emergency care. The new ED is fully equipped and operate 24 hours a day. The 10,000-square-foot facility features:
- Eleven exam/treatment rooms;
- Triage bay;
- Cardiac resuscitation room;
- Specialized treatment areas, including OB/GYN and Isolation/Decontamination;
- Support services such as lab and radiology;
- Comfortable waiting area;
- Ample parking at an easy to drive-to-location.
The new ED serves patients in a 10-mile range of Deborah spanning Burlington, Ocean and Mercer Counties. Residents in these previously medically underserved areas enjoy the benefits of a modern, cutting-edge emergency department that offers a wide range of amenities. Lourdes Emergency Department at Deborah Fact Sheet [PDF, 172 KB].
Lourdes Emergency Department at Deborah provides emergency services to all patients who need care. Once stabilized, patients who are not discharged may either be admitted to Deborah, or transferred to another hospital to provide additional care as required.
At the ED's groundbreaking ceremony, John R. Ernst, president and CEO of Deborah Heart and Lung Center, and Alexander J. Hatala, president and CEO of Catholic Health East New Jersey (CHE-NJ) and Lourdes Health System, underscored the importance of the hospitals' new partnership in addressing the needs of residents in Deborah's service area. These include the communities of Browns Mills, Wrightstown, New Egypt, Lumberton, Hainesport, Eastampton, Mansfield, Chesterfield, Woodland Township, Chatsworth, Springfield, Fort Dix and McGuire Air Force Base.
"Both Lourdes and Deborah have a rich tradition of delivering high-quality care to every patient," said Ernst. "This technologically advanced ED will make the best possible emergency care available to thousands of New Jersey residents throughout the communities long served by Deborah."
"We are excited by this partnership with Deborah, which demonstrates how health-care providers can work cooperatively to improve access to care without duplicating services," said Alexander J. Hatala, President and CEO of Lourdes Health System. "In addition to providing area residents with access to a renowned heart hospital, we are proud to offer access to top-quality emergency care close to home and the range of inpatient and outpatient services available at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro."