Eastland Memorial Hospital - Eastland, Texas    
Eastland  County  Veterans Sponsor  

Eastland  Memorial  Hospital
304 South  Daugherty   -   P.O. Box 897  -   Eastland, Texas  76448
(254) 629-2601

"People you know caring for people you love . . . since 1952"

Mission Statement

We are committed to exceeding
the expectations and healthcare
needs of our patients, physicians, 
community and region.

In pursuit of our mission, we
will demonstrate the values of
teamwork, professionalism,
integrity and compassion.

Ted Matthews

Jamie Hayden, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Sherry Clements, RN
Director of Patient Care

Leisha Hodges
Director of Human
Board of Directors

W. H. Hoffman, Jr.
Emmett Lasater
Vice President
Steve Groce
Kael Joiner

B. B. Alexander, M.D.
Loretta Bulgerin
Dale Squiers, RPh
L. V. Coffee
Jackie Tucker, CFNP


Acute Care
The Acute Care department consists
of 36 in-patient beds, a nursery for
newborn care, and two monitor units
where the patients' vital signs are
under constant surveillance.

This department is staffed by
Registered Nurses (RN's), Licensed
Vocational Nurses (LVN's), Nurses
Aids, and a Unit Secretary. The
hospital's full range of services, from
diagnostic testing to visiting specialists,
are available to acute care patients.

The monitor units look out onto the
atrium that is located centrally to the
in-patient rooms.

24-Hour Emergency Care
A new Emergency Department was
completed May 1999. It is a Level
IV Trauma Facility that is open 24
hours a day. The department houses
seven treatment beds including a
cardiac bed and a trauma room. It
is staffed by RN's, LVN's and on-
call physicians.

The ER is augmented by diagnostic
testing departments, the ambulance
service and a helipad to assist in air

Emergency Medical
Emergency Medical Service main-
tains two ambulance units and is
staffed by Emergency Medical
Technicians  and Paramedics.

EMH also maintains open communications
with Southwest
Air, Care Flight and Teddy Bear
Air for emergency air transfers to
Fort Worth and Abilene.

Outpatient Surgery
& Ambulatory Care

Specialty physicians travel to Eastland
regularly to provide office visits and
outpatient surgery through the Ambulatory
Care Department. Specialty clinics
provided at EMH
o  Cardiology - heart care
o  Gastroenterology - digestive
o  General Surgery
o  Neurology - nervous system
o  Ophthalmology - eye specialty
o  Orthopedics - bone specialty
o  Podiatry - foot care and treatment

Some specialists require a referral
from a primary physician.

Physical Therapy
Programs offered by the EMH
Physical Therapy department include
rehabilitation of musculoskeletal
conditions associated with injury or
disease, treatment for neurological
disorders, sports injuries, wound-care
management, amputee rehabilitation, pre
-and post-surgical therapy, stroke
rehabilitation, and a thereaputic pool.
In addition to the Physical Therapy
programs, EMH offers rehabilitative
services including occupational
therapy, speech therapy, cardiac
rehab and a wellness center.

Respiratory Therapy
Three respiratory therapists staff
this department which provides a full
range of treatment as well as EKG

Cardiac Rehabilitation
Cardiac Rehab assists patient
recovery from heart surgery or heart
attacks. It is a mild exercise program
tailored to the individual's need.
Patients are closely monitored and
progress is reported to the referring

Wellness Center
A membership to the Wellness Center will
offer the finest fitness equipment and
program designed to improve health and
quality of life for all citizens in the area to
include:  interior walking track;  weight and equipment room;  group exercise room; 
personal and showers to members.

Diagnostic Testing
The Radiology department provides mammography, x-ray, sonograms, CT
scans, MRI's and bone density tests to
inpatients and outpatients as prescribed
by a physician.  Test are interpreted 
by physicians specializing in radiology.

The Laboratory provides a full range
of microscopic and pathological testing
on tissues and body fluids when
ordered by a physician.

The hospital's pharmacy maintains an i
nventory suitable to the practices of
physicians in both the inpatient and
outpatient setting. The department also
retains the ability to quickly acquire less
common pharmaceutical supplies when




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