Freestanding Emergency Room: An Innovation in Emergency Care
Located in Northwest Indiana, the freestanding Chesterton Health & Emergency Center offers 24-hour convenient access to full-service emergency care. We pride ourselves in providing faster, personalized service coupled with the high-quality medical services associated with Franciscan Health.
Fully equipped with the latest technology and specially trained medical staff
Our emergency rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and staffed by specially trained physicians and nurses to handle emergency illnesses and injuries for patients of all ages. A comprehensive set of on-site diagnostic services are available 24/7 making it possible for the Chesterton Health & Emergency Center to handle any medical emergency any time of day or night.
Our emergency teams are made up of:
- Board-certified physicians
- Highly specialized nursing staff, including those trained and certified in emergency medicine, ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advance Life Support, TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course), and ENPC (Emergency Nurses Pediatric Course)
- Certified technicians available to administer diagnostic tests such as X-rays and ultrasounds
- Emergency and cardiac teams working together around-the-clock to stop heart attacks in their tracks