Emergency Services at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System
Access the Emergency Medical Care Services You Need
You hope a medical emergency never happens to you or someone you love. But it’s still a good idea to be prepared, just in case.
Thankfully, you don’t need to look far to find the best in emergency care services. At Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, our Emergency Services Department is ready to serve all your needs, in the event of an emergency.
Why Choose Morristown-Hamblen as Your Emergency Medical Service Provider?
At Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System in Morristown, TN, our expert team of physicians and healthcare professionals are available 24/7 to get your family on the road to recovery as quickly as possible.
Our goal is to deliver Tennessee residents the efficient, excellent emergency care you deserve.
Our 23-bed Emergency Department is equipped with the latest technology, including—
- Computerized patient tracking
- Radiology Services inside the ER
- Easy access to Surgery, Intensive Care, and other vital areas of the hospital.
The Morristown-Hamblen Emergency Department entrance is accessed via High Street and West 6th North Street. Parking is available adjacent to the Emergency Department patient drop-off area.
Emergency Services Offered at Morristown-Hamblen
We provide different levels of service to a variety of Tennessee patients with emergent (life-threatening), urgent (not immediately life-threatening) and non-urgent medical care needs.
It’s important to note—depending upon the severity of your illness or injury, you may not be treated in the order in which you arrived.
The Morristown-Hamblen Emergency Department is equipped with the only Heart Cath Lab in the Lakeway Area.
This means our emergency physicians and cardiologists can quickly diagnose heart attacks and get you the life-saving cardiac procedures you need. They are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Advanced Trauma Life Support.
The Emergency Department at Morristown-Hamblen is also the East Tennessee area’s only Designated General Pediatric Emergency Facility, offering specialized equipment and advanced training and certification in caring for emergencies involving children.
Virtual Urgent and Emergency Care Services Offered though Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System
To best meet the medical care needs of our Eastern Tennessee communities, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System is proud to offer you access to virtual urgent care services. These services are available to you 24/7 and feature our same level of top-quality service you expect when you visit us in person.
Patients in need of convenient, quality care may be best-served using our Morristown-Hamblen and Covenant Health virtual care service options for non-emergency ailments, including—
- Cough and congestion
- Allergies and sinus infections
- Eye and ear problems
- Minor injuries and pain
- Additional non-emergency conditions
Important Considerations in a Medical Emergency
What would you do in a medical emergency? Although no one likes to think about it, it’s good to be prepared, just in case.
Here are some tips we recommend you consider, to streamline the process in the event of an emergency—
- Keep a list of your loved ones’—
- Phone numbers
- Social Security numbers
- Current medication (dosage and schedule)
- And insurance information
- Know if your loved ones have a living will. You or a family member will be asked for this information upon arrival at the Emergency Department.
These tips will come in handy, if you or a loved one ever have to face a medical emergency.
Emergency Department Visitor Guidelines at Morristown-Hamblen
When a patient is being attended to in the Emergency Department at Morristown-Hamblen, a visitor’s pass will be given to one family member.
We encourage that family member to serve as the information contact for other loved ones. The MHHS hospital staff cannot give information to family members without a verbal okay from the patient, themself.
Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare Systemis a proud member of Covenant Health, our region’s top-performing healthcare network. To learn more about emergency medical services, treatment, and resources near you, view our full listing of Covenant Health medical service providers by speciality.