Emergency Medicine

When you are faced with a medical emergency, Indiana University Health is here to provide effective treatment, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Through research and clinical trials, in partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine, we improve outcomes for our most critically ill and injured patients.

The experienced emergency medicine team at Indiana University Health Morgan is highly skilled, giving patients the assurance that they have come to expect from Indiana University Health. We are well-equipped to handle a wide range of emergency situations, from broken bones to life or death situations. The nursing team is certified in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), providing the best possible care for cardiac arrest, stroke and other life-threatening conditions. We also participate in the IU Health Level One Heart Attack Program. This program makes sure patients have access to the treatment they need even when they are far from trauma care facilities.

Observation

The emergency medicine department at IU Health Morgan has an observation service for conditions that need to be monitored and supervised for a set period of time. This ensures you are not sent home until your condition improves significantly (not to exceed 23 hours). If you need hospital admission, we can transport you by ambulance to nearby Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital or Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Trauma Care

If a patient in the emergency department requires trauma care, we provide fast transportation by ambulance or helicopter to one of our nearby IU Health trauma centers. Indiana University Health LifeLine provides helicopter transportation to the Level I Adult Trauma Center at IU Health Methodist Hospital, a 14-minute flight from our location. Children are transported by IU Health LifeLine to Indiana’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Patients can also be transported in an ambulance to IU Health Bloomington Hospital, which is working on verification as a Level III Trauma Center.

Additional Contact Information

For Patients

If ambulance transportation is needed to the emergency medicine department at IU Health Morgan, please dial 911.