While most hospitals offer emergency services, only designated trauma centers have the expertise to care for patients with life-threatening injuries.
Boosting survival rates with rapid care
The most critical service we provide is to treat you and your loved ones within “the golden hour” after a traumatic injury occurs.
According to one study, the overall risk of death was 25 percent lower* when patients received care at a trauma center compared to a non–trauma center.
As the only Level I Trauma Center for more than 100 miles in any direction, Flagstaff Medical Center is Northern Arizona's source for lifesaving care; directly reducing the number of deaths from traumatic injury in our community.
*A national evaluation of the effect of trauma center care on mortality. New England Journal of Medicine, 2006.
In case of an emergency, call 911.