Emergency Room of Olathe is a free-standing, full service ED that is part of Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Encompassing more than 10,000 square feet, the ER of Olathe is complete with CT scanner, MRI, full laboratory, full radiology department, trauma room, contamination room, and isolation room. Through a digital communications system, the ER can stay in communication with surrounding area emergency rooms and divert traffic to the ER when needed. The ER offers an American College of Surgeons Level II Trauma Center, technologiEmergency Room of Olathe is a free-standing, full service ED that is part of Overland Park Regional Medical Centercally advanced monitoring systems, an electronic medication system and on-staff cardiologists who have the capability to monitor EKG results from a remote location. The facility also offers a computerized physician order entry system that eliminates handwriting errors, and is a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center.
Emergency Department Profile:
- 6,400 annual patient visits
- 20 ED exam beds, 3 trauma bays, & 1 resuscitation room
- 30-hours physician coverage daily; 10-hour shifts
- 24-hours APP coverage daily; 12-hour shifts
- Level II Trauma Center
- Meditech EMR
Olathe is the second largest among the 21 communities in prosperous Johnson County, and the fourth largest city in the state. It is located just 20 miles southwest of downtown Kansas City, with all of the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area. Olathe offers a lifestyle of exceptional quality. A drive through Olathe's attractive neighborhoods shows a well-planned, pleasing community. Olathe's Fire and Police Departments are among the finest in the state. The city's school system is one of the best in the nation.Outdoor recreation offers a variety of activities, including running, bicycling, fishing, boating, and team sports. Olathe is consistently recognized and most recently was listed as on of America's 50 Best Cities to Live by 24/7 Wall Street and one of 10 Happiest Cities in America by Zippia.