Shasta Regional Medical Center, is proud to be ranked as a 100 Top Hospital
in the nation for the third year in a row. We are committed to being your
regional medical center of choice in the North State.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - PATH TO WELLNESS
As advances in medicine and technology have allowed Americans to live longer,
there is a growing need for specialized Senior behavioral and mental health
services related to the aging process. Shasta Regional Medical Center’s
new Geropsychiatic Unit,
Path to Wellness will provide cognitive, emotional and behavioral care in a secure 24-hour-a-day
voluntary inpatient setting to address both medical and mental health
needs of senior citizens.
Path to Wellness Geropsych unit is expected to open late 2015 and will provide a much-needed safety
net for seniors in our community. This unit will be dedicated to adults
55+ suffering from acute psychiatric disorders, age-related difficulties,
and who may also experience memory impairment.
For more information about the unit, call 530-244-8222 or
Shasta Regional Medical Center offers patients with heart and vascular
diseases comprehensive prevention and treatment services in one convenient
location. Our Cardiovascular Catheterization Laboratory provides the most
technologically advanced equipment and therapies for blocked arteries,
aneurysms, and clots, as well as procedures in treating heart rhythm disorders
implantable cardiac defibrillators and pacemakers.
Our Cardiac Surgical Team is well-trained and experienced in all aspects
of cardiac and thoracic surgery. A broad range of cardiac surgical services
is available 24 hours a day. Our cardiacsurgery teams include not only
experienced surgeons, but also highly trained clinical and other staff
- all focused on providing excellent patient care and outcomes.
- Coronary artery bypass grafting
- Valve repair and replacement
- Aorta repair
- Thoracic procedures
- Vascular procedures
Our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program teaches patients how to modify the risk
factors for coronary disease through education and a supervised, monitored
exercise program, helping patients to return to a productive and satisfying
DIABETES CARE CENTER AND OUTPATIENT NUTRITION COUNSELING
We are an American Diabetes Association recognized program that offers
Comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education thru classes and individual
counseling. We empower patients to better manage their disease in order
to avoid complications and achieve optimal health. Education sessions
include diabetes overview, risk reduction, nutrition management, blood
glucose monitoring and insulin instruction, and goal setting. To learn
more, please call 530-247-1757 or
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 immediately.
Our 24-hour Emergency Department is located just off the freeway, allowing
for the fastest possible transit and admission of emergency patients.
Our Emergency Department is specially trained and staffed to handle rapid
diagnosis and fast track care during the critical early stages of a heart
attack, stroke and shock when seconds count in your treatments.
At Shasta Regional Medical Center your medical emergency will be seen by
our medical professionals within minutes of your arrival for all problems
severity from the common cold to life-threatening medical emergencies.
In addition, the SRMC Shasta Regional Medical Center Emergency Department
works in conjunction with REACH 5, the North State’s regional air
medical helicopter, to transport the most critically ill or injured patients
within moments of activation.
HEART WELLNESS SCREENING
Heart disease is America’s #1 killer of both women and men. That’s
why Shasta Regional offers a low-cost Heart Wellness screening, so you
can learn your personal risk and take steps to lower your risk. We remain
committed to our community in educating on the prevention of heart disease
and we want to encourage everyone to know their numbers, listen to their
bodies and spread awareness about the risk of heart disease. Shasta Regional
is committed to improving the cardiovascular health of women and men.
As part of our commitment to providing excellent inpatient medical care,
Shasta Regional Medical Center is pleased to offer patients the service
and attention of our
A hospitalist is a physician who specializes in caring for patients in
the hospital. Our hospitalists work with emergency department physicians,
your primary care physician (PCP) and any necessary specialists to provide
a seamless transition, from admission to discharge to outpatient follow-up.
Hospitalists are available to provide care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
and are accessible throughout your hospital stay. They know every specialty
and department in the hospital and are in the hospital all day, ready
to assist you. During critical and stressful moments, they will provide
honest and considerate answers to your questions and will be able to spend
time talking to you and your family about your care at times when your
primary care physician is not available.
Shasta Regional Medical Center hospitalists are Board certified/Board eligible
internal or family medicine physicians, and generally do not have an outpatient
medical practice. Many hospitalists have additional training in pulmonary,
critical care medicine or other sub-specialties. Our hospitalists typically
work one week on and one week off, so you may see more than one hospitalist
physician during your stay.
Our laboratory is located on the hospital campus and is open 24 hours a
day, 7 days a week, and on holidays. The Clinical Laboratory is accredited
by the College of American Pathologists and The American Association of
Blood Banks. We perform a full range of diagnostic tests. Testing is performed
by licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientists with bachelor degrees, and
blood draws are performed by California Certified Phlebotomy Technicians
with training and experience with all age groups. A pathologist is available
for physician consultation.
NUTRITIONAL WELLNESS COACHING
Shasta Regional’s Nutrition Coaching Program is designed to help
you make the changes you need to live a healthy lifestyle. Research shows
that people who have changed to a healthier lifestyle of eating and increased
activity have done so by making small changes. We focus on helping you
make little changes that create lasting results. Nutrition coaching is
successful because you decide what you want to change and how you want
to change it...the coach is your guide.
Orthopedics is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases, injuries,
and conditions of the musculoskeletal system: the body's bones, muscles,
tendons, ligaments and nerves. Thanks to the advances in orthopedic medicine,
many are enjoying longer and more active lives.
Shasta Regional Medical Center offers a multi-disciplinary program for
people with lung disease, including, emphysema, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis,
post-op lung surgery,among other conditions. Through a structured education
process, patients are offered tools and technique to help them achieve
a higher quality of life.
The Department of Radiology provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient
diagnostic and interventional services. Imaging techniques available include
64-slice CT, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound,nuclear medicine,
angiography and digital filmless x-ray’s that can be reviewed by
the referring physician on a desktop personal computer within minutes.
STROKE / NEUROSCIENCE
Shasta Regional Medical Center has been certified by The Joint Commission
as an advanced primary stroke center, the first in the North State to
receive this designation. Our dedicated Neurosciences unit is staffed
by nationally certified physicians, registered nurses, and clinical staff
specializing in the stroke, spinal surgery and seizure disorders.
We have a 24-hour stroke team, and we received our Gold Award from the
American Heart Association and American Stroke Association as reported
in the July 2011 issue of U.S. News and World Report.
The Stroke Center offers comprehensive treatment for stroke patients. Services
range from diagnosis to caring for patients affected by stroke. Beginning
with an immediate evaluation and screening by a rapid response stroke
team, specialized nurses, physicians and therapist work together to provide
high-quality care throughout hospitalization to discharge.
In addition, our experts provide preventive care and screening of high-risk patients.
Our commitment to providing comprehensive neurocare services is evident
in our inpatient care unit for neuro patients.
Shasta Regional also is involved in increasing awareness by providing regular
stroke-risk screenings and educational seminars/workshops in the community.
Our high-tech approach to surgical care includes the use of a variety of
new technology and minimally invasive techniques. SRMC surgeons perform
general and vascular surgery, neurosurgery and spine surgery, as well
as thoracic, orthopedic, urology, gynecology, eye, and ear, nose and throat
surgery. We also offer a blood conservation option to surgical procedures.
WOMEN'S HEART CENTER
Shasta Regional’s Women’s Heart Program provides early detection
through education, information and preventative screening services to
help women understand their risk for heart disease and take steps to improve
their overall heart health.
WOUND CARE CENTER
Our outpatient Wound Care Clinic is physician run and specializes in treatment
of wounds that require advanced care. Our holistic program of treatment
and prevention heals chronic wounds, saves limbs and improves the overall
health and wellbeing of our patients.