In the emergency department, we diagnose and treat acute illnesses and injuries that can be life threatening and require immediate medical attention.
Your emergency medicine physician has special training and advanced life-saving skills such as:
If you have a medical emergency or need immediate care, go to the closest emergency department or call 911. If you are not sure whether you have a medical emergency, click here to find out more information about common urgent and emergency medical issues and the most appropriate place for treatment.
For more information on the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, please visit: https://www.cms.gov/regulations-and-guidance/legislation/emtala/
Please note that services may be performed in the hospital by participating providers as well as nonparticipating providers who may separately bill patients. Providers that perform health care services in the hospital may or may not participate in the same health benefits plans as the hospital where a patient receives services. Prospective patients should contact their health insurance carriers in advance of receiving services at a hospital to determine whether the scheduled health care services provided in that hospital will be covered at in-network rates.