The Emergency Department at King's Daughters' Health in Madison cares for over 15,000 patients each year. Despite those numbers, our goal is to treat each patient as a unique individual.
Medical emergencies require a quick response and a highly trained staff. King's Daughters' provides emergency care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week,accessing advanced diagnostic tests, high-resolution imagery, and a fully staffed laboratory. If needed in certain critical, life-saving situations, helicopter transport is available from our campus.
To promote more efficient service, nurse practitioners provide less critical patients with the option of fast-track care. This helps families avoid unnecessary waiting when the physician is assisting more seriously injured or ill patients.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) offers a three-tiered response system to provide both basic and advanced life support. Each ambulance is staffed with a team of EMS professionals, all of whom are certified by the state of Indiana. A paramedic also responds to calls needing additional support.
EMS team members at King's Daughters' are experienced in on-site rescue, providing the critical first link to medical care. EMTs stay in constant communication with physicians in the Emergency Department.
During special events, KDH provides an EMS Bike Team, allowing EMTs to reach the scene much faster, as large crowds often slow the arrival of an ambulance.