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WellSpan York Hospital Emergency Department

A New Resource for York County

WellSpan York Hospital’s new emergency department is a regional destination for advanced care in a state-of-the-art facility designed for streamlined treatment and exceptional service. The renovation project was completed in April 2017.


What's new:


Patients will experience less waiting and timelier care, thanks to a new design and more efficient processes, including:

  • A new entrance where patients and families are immediately greeted by a nurse who provides a quick assessment and refers patients to the most appropriate area for care
  • A new Rapid Unit for quickly treating patients with less severe conditions
  • Dedicated lab and imaging areas, reducing patient wait times
  • Innovative design changes for more efficient care
  • Improved access to ensure faster service from registration to departure


Patients will receive safer, specialized care through new state-of-the-art features with the addition of:

  • Specialty suites dedicated to dental, eye and orthopedic needs
  • Three spacious resuscitation rooms with updated equipment
  • Three pediatric rooms equipped with warming lights, pediatric-sized resuscitation equipment and special monitors
  • 19 private critical care exam rooms
  • 22 private rooms in an expanded Emergency Transitional Care Unit
  • Patient lifts in every room
  • A new helipad with automatic snowmelt system designed to accommodate larger helicopters with greater patient capacity
  • A Behavioral Health Suite with six individual rooms, two interview rooms and two quiet rooms
  • A private SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Exam) Suite with forensic exam capabilities

Patients and families will have more privacy during treatment, care and counsel with the addition of:

  • All private patient care rooms
  • Spacious and comfortable waiting areas
  • Private consultation rooms to discuss lab and imaging results
  • Separate hallways for patients and staff to increase privacy and reduce noise

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This search will provide you with WellSpan Medical Group and Northern Lancaster County (Ephrata) Medical Group primary care physicians and specialists. If we don’t have a WellSpan Medical Group physician to meet your criteria, the search will expand to include community physicians who partner with WellSpan Medical Group physicians through the WellSpan Provider Network or provide care to patients on the Medical Staffs of WellSpan’s Hospitals.

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