The recently opened Topeka ER & Hospital could accept some COVID-19 patients from Stormont Vail Hospital or the University of Kansas Health System St. Francis campus — though neither of those hospitals has taken Topeka ER up on the offer yet.
Since opening its doors on July 27, 2020, Topeka ER & Hospital, the first micro-hospital in Topeka, has provided emergency and hospital care to hundreds of patients in the Topeka area.
The Greater Topeka Partnership held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new local emergency facility on Friday. The Topeka ER and Hospital opened its doors to patients on July 27th. It’s located beside West Ridge Mall.
Topeka ER & Hospital, which officially opened July 27, is the first independently owned “micro-hospital” in Kansas, according to Jared Schreiner, chief medical officer and emergency medicine physician.
The Topeka ER & Hospital says it has proudly opened its doors to patients on July 27 and offers top-tier, 24/7 comprehensive care for medical emergencies such as broken bones to chronic conditions and allergy attacks.
“We know that sometimes hospitals can be an intimidating situation and we wanted to minimize that,” said Dr. Schreiner. “We actually want to be different....