Patients who enter the Emergency Department are personally
greeted by an experienced staff member. They are assessed
with universally-established triage criteria.
Patients with non-life-threatening conditions are treated in the
Minor Acute Care Unit (MACU), where the goal is to have the
patient diagnosed, treated and discharged as quickly as possible.
The main Emergency Department has the following features:
* 39 private treatment rooms, each with a private bathroom,
flat screen TV and wireless Internet access
* Space in each room to accommodate family members
* Specialized pediatric and critical care rooms
* Separate waiting rooms for children and their families
* Participation in the Doylestown Clinical Network, which allows exchange of medical
information with most family doctors and specialists on the
Doylestown Hospital Medical Staff.
Technology and Design
The Emergency Department has dedicated equipment including a
low-dose CT scanner and all-digital X-ray technology to ensure
quick access to diagnostic services.
The Emergency Department is designed for safety and comfort,
including measures to prevent infections and an around-the-clock
The unit is also specially equipped to treat victims of sexual assault
or domestic abuse, and handle hazardous materials incidents.
Calm and Beauty
Many generous donors and artists are responsible for the collection
of landscape paintings, and glass and tile works featured in the
Emergency Department waiting rooms and hallways.
Major Donor Recognition Wall, Mural Artwork -
River Reverie, by Karen Singer
Beautiful Bucks County scenes by local artists create the
Thompson Organization ER Art Gallery.
Thanks to the many generous donors who have provided works for
the collection, the halls of the ER resonate with natural beauty and
serenity. Many of the scenes should be familiar to our Bucks County
Peter Pan, by Bill Osler & Joyce Vollmer