Patient Experience

At Emerson, we believe quality health care is as much about your overall experience as a patient as it is about expert clinical care.

To ensure that your experience at Emerson is as positive as possible, we have prepared this section of the website to help you understand what to expect — because we also believe that an informed patient is an empowered patient.
 ► What to Expect When You Come for Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

So whether you or a loved one has to visit Emerson Hospital for an outpatient procedure, or if you need to be hospitalized for any length of time, we hope you will take a few moments to learn what to expect from your visit and your Emerson care team.

From what to bring to the hospital, to the services we provide while you are here, to how we follow-up after you’re discharged, here’s an overview:

Visiting the Emergency Department

Having Surgery at Emerson

Giving Birth at Emerson

Emerson Hospital Shares Results of 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment

1/19/2022
Emerson Hospital has released the results of its 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment, including opportunities to support the health and wellness of residents throughout the region.

Important Information About COVID Testing and Symptoms

1/4/2022
With the current surge it is important to decrease the impact on our health care system. We ask the community to take proper precautions to avoid a COVID-19 infection and to limit usage of emergency departments to life-threatening emergencies. Read on for more information on COVID-19 precautions, symptoms of infection, and where and how to get tested.

Emerson Named a Top Hospital in the U.S.

12/9/2021
Emerson Hospital was named a 2021 "Top Hospital" in the U.S. by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), the nation's most competitive recognition for safety and quality excellence.