Emergency Care - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Emergency Care

Time Matters in an Emergency

Fast, efficient and expert care is essential when you or a loved one has a medical emergency. From emergency response to intensive care to rehabilitation, we provide state-of-the-art emergency care from an experienced multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, radiologist, social workers and other healthcare professionals. Crozer-Keystone treats nearly 129,000 patients each year across our four emergency departments.

Crozer-Keystone's emergency care services include:

Getting to Know the Emergency Department

Gregory Cuculino, M.D., chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Delaware County Memorial Hospital and Taylor Hospital, provides an overview of emergency and critical care services at Crozer-Keystone Health System.

When to Go to the Emergency Department

If you feel sick, in pain or simply uncomfortable, you probably want to take care of the health issue at the root of it right away. Between retail clinics, urgent care centers and emergency departments, you have a lot to consider for where and how to get immediate treatment.

While the reality is most health problems are not emergencies, sometimes you need to head to the emergency room. Emergency Doctors are trained to differentiate minor ailments from major ailments and they are trained and equipped to treat all of them.

Here are some symptoms and conditions that most doctors agree should always be treated as emergencies and signal you to get to an ED.

Visiting the Emergency Department

Emergency situations are difficult for all involved and the care process can feel overwhelming at times. We have provided the following information to help you navigate this process and understand what to do when you arrive, as you register and when you are discharged.

Patient Privacy Statement

Crozer-Keystone Health System is committed to ensuring the privacy of its patients’ health information by following the guidelines outlined in the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA). As part of this commitment, we provide each patient with a copy of the “Notice of Privacy Practices” at registration. This notice outlines each patient’s privacy rights as well as how the hospital may use and share the patient’s health information.