At Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose, we understand that medical emergencies can happen any time, anywhere. Our staff of emergency specialists is always available to provide the men, women, and children of our community with the highest quality of emergency medical care, whenever they may need us.
Your treatment at Good Samaritan’s emergency room gives you access to the full range of our hospital’s specialized services, including stroke care, cancer care, and gastrointestinal care. Our emergency staff also has immediate access to a variety of diagnostic and support tools, which work to get our patients results and treatment faster. These tools include, but are not limited to:
- The full range of diagnostic imaging modalities, including MRI and CT
- On-site laboratory and pharmacy
- Blood bank for emergency transfusions
- Online EKG
- Surgical suites for emergency surgeries
- Medical, cardiac, and respiratory intensive care
- Endoscopic care and services
As another part of our comprehensive emergency care services, Good Samaritan of San Jose also offers the Text ER tool to help you get care as soon as possible. By texting “ER” to 23000 and replying with your zip code, you can find out the emergency room wait times in your area. At Good Sam San Jose, we work hard to keep our wait times well below the national average .
Our iTriage Symptom Checker app can also be a huge help at home or on the road to identify any symptoms that you may be having. The app provides easy access to information about disease conditions, local physicians, procedures, and more right from your mobile phone. For your own emergency room wherever you go, visit Good Samaritan Hospital’s website and download iTriage today. If you have any other health-related questions or if you are looking for an experienced physician in your area, utilize our Consult-A-Nurse healthcare referral line by calling (408) 559-2011 at any time, day or night.