MidState Medical Center Emergency Room

Renovated and rebuilt in 2010, our state-of-the-art ED was designed with the needs of patients and their family members in mind.

  • 56 private rooms with doors for your comfort and security
  • Convenient access to laboratory and radiology services right within the department
  • Access to a wide array of specialists at the hospital
  • The use of EPIC for patient charting, allowing your test results and information to be transferred quickly and efficiently
  • Designation as a Primary Stroke Center, signifying high-quality care for stroke treatment (lower)
  • A dedicated, separate Acute Behavioral Health Unit so that patients requiring psychiatric care feel safe and are not disrupted by the main ED area (moved lower)

We utilize LIFE STAR’s critical care helicopter service, which responds to and provides air transport to Hartford Hospital, for patients who require care at a tertiary care trauma center. LIFE STAR maintains a permanent base behind the MidState Medical Center ED.

Emergency Department

  • 11% admission rate
  • Modern ED constructed in 2006
  • 31 Treatment spaces included 4 resuscitation beds, 3 mental health beds, an adjacent area for lower acuity patients where 96% of patients have a length of stay less than 2 hours
  • Median boarding time of admissions is one and half hours
  • Close relationship with hospital based critical care paramedic program
  • As part of Hartford Healthcare, seamless one call transfer process when unable to provide care locally
  • Outstanding relationship with radiology department including 64 slice CT scanner and 24/7 radiology final reads with exceptional turnaround times
  • Over 70% of hospital admission through the emergency department and over 70% are admitted to the hospitalist service


  • 32 hours of Physician coverage per day
  • 24 hours of Advanced practice provider (APP) coverage per day
  • 8 hour physician shifts
  • 12 hour APP shifts

One of Connecticut's most sophisticated emergency facilities, the Emergency Department (ED) at Johnson Memorial Hospital offers the most modern medical and communication technology available, a skilled staff that is second to none, and an atmosphere designed to maximize patient privacy and comfort. The facility features:

  • 14 exam rooms
  • 6 observation units
  • 6 ED Express rooms
  • 3 trauma rooms
  • 5 behavioral health rooms
  • Separate treatment areas for critically injured patients and those with non-life-threatening conditions
  • Special rooms to accommodate the unique needs of women, children, stroke and heart attack victims, psychiatric patients and sexual assault victims
  • Electronic records with patient tracking

Smaller and more intimate than the New Britain General Campus, the Bradley Memorial Campus offers a unique combination of personalized care and high-tech capabilities.

With a scope of services that complement those offered at the New Britain General Campus, the Bradley Memorial Campus offers a unique environment for healthcare professionals who enjoy working in a community setting.