Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Fast Track at HUP

The "Fast Track" is an 8 room lower acuity section of the ED with an annual volume of 10,000 patients. Fast Track patients are seen primarily by ED nurse practitioners with ED attending oversight.

The Fast Track manages a wide range of problems including URI, UTI, musculoskeletal injuries, rashes, and simple ophthalmologic complaints. The Fast Track is open approximately 12 hours a day, 7 days a week.