Emergency Services in Taunton, MA
Each year, nearly 50,000 patients are seen in the Emergency Department, which is staffed by physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health professionals who are all highly trained and dedicated to treating patients in the emergency setting.
In 2019, Morton Hospital received the following achievements from Healthgrades® in recognition of our team's dedication to quality care and exceptional outcomes in the areas of stroke, heart failure and pulmonary care - some of the most common diagnoses we treat in our Emergency Department every day.
Our state-of-the-art 41,000 square-foot Emergency Department includes several features designed for optimal patient comfort and safety, including:
- Shorter wait times
- 42 private rooms, beautifully designed with calming colors, natural light and TVs
- A quiet family express and observation care section
- State-of-the-art technology, including the latest in X-ray and CT scanning equipment
- Comfortable waiting areas
- Separate treatment areas for trauma and behavioral health patients
- A new, private Ambulance Only entrance
Patients and families have 24/7 access to a variety of specialists, and our team is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In addition, should patients need to be transferred to another facility, we have transfer agreements and partnerships with Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Level 1 trauma centers and leading academic medical centers.