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Your time is valuable. That’s why we’ve implemented a tool that helps you to take control of your experience at our emergency rooms across the Brazos Valley. Our new online check-in feature minimizes your wait time at the ER and maximizes your time with our expert care team.
If you have a non-life-threatening condition, choose your estimated treatment time, check-in online, and wait from home.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 for immediate assistance.
How to check in to the ER online
- Select a location from the menu.
- Choose a time that you want to come in.
- Complete the check-in form.
Then, simply wait from the comfort of your home!
Benefits of scheduling a visit to the emergency room online
- Time-saving: Online ER check-in allows patients to complete the registration process before arriving at the hospital, reducing wait times upon arrival.
- Convenience: Patients can check in from the comfort of their own home or while on the go, eliminating the need to wait in line at the ER reception desk.
- Efficiency: Online check-in streamlines the registration process, allowing medical staff to prepare for a patient's arrival in advance, leading to faster access to care.
- Reduced contact: With online check-in, patients can minimize contact with others at the hospital, contributing to a safer and more hygienic environment, especially during times of health crises.
- Priority treatment: Some hospitals offer priority treatment for patients who check in online, ensuring that those in urgent need of care are seen promptly.
- Improved patient experience: By eliminating the hassle of paperwork and long wait times, online ER check-in enhances the overall patient experience, leading to greater satisfaction.
- Peace of mind: Knowing that they have completed the check-in process beforehand can reduce anxiety for patients and their families during emergency situations.
For any emergency, our physicians are always ready to care for you.
A team of board-certified emergency physicians, trauma and orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, and other specialists are available to provide diagnosis and immediate treatment of life-threatening injuries seven days a week, 24 hours a day. St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital has the most comprehensive availability of specialists in the region.
Frequently asked questions
If you think you may be experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately. You can request that they take you to a St. Joseph Health emergency room.