Emergency Care Referrals

Dell Children’s now offers emergency care at five locations: Dell Children’s Medical Center, Seton Medical Center HaysSeton Northwest HospitalSeton Medical Center Williamson, and Providence Health CenterThis gives healthcare providers another referral choice for patients who need pediatric emergency care services much closer to home.

These Dell Children’s Emergency Care locations are part of the Dell Children’s Medical Center’s care network. They work directly with the hospital to coordinate specialized care and patient transfers if needed for higher acuity patients, or if a patient is already consulting or under the care of subspecialists at Dell Children’s Medical Center.

Dell Children’s Emergency Care

  • Care Excellence: Each Dell Children’s Emergency Care location follows the Dell Children’s Emergency Care steps for all ER patients that are children.
  • Connection to Dell Children’s Doctors: When needed, ER staff at each Dell Children’s Emergency Care location are able to talk to Dell Children’s emergency medicine doctors and hospitalists through telemedicine tools for your child’s care.
  • Kid-friendly Areas: Dell Children’s ER patients have a waiting area and exam rooms designed just for kids and their parents.
  • Kid-friendly Staff: ER staff at each Dell Children’s Emergency Care location are trained by nurses and Child Life specialists from Dell Children’s Medical Center to learn bedside skills to help reduce stress that children and families can feel during illness, injury, or being in a hospital.