Patient & Visitor Guide

exterior of Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta, GA

Thank you for choosing us for your health care needs. At Emory, we are committed to providing you with the best possible care. We understand this means more than offering the latest in medical and technological advances. While you are with us, your comfort, safety and care are our top priorities.

This guide provides you with information about the many hospital services and resources that are available to you and your visitors. You are a vital member of your own health care team, and we encourage you to ask questions.

You and Your Family Are Part of the Team

You and your family are a vital part of your own health care team. As members of the team, it is important for you and your family to ask questions anytime they arise. Sometimes patients and families feel reluctant to do this. At Emory University Hospital Midtown, we invite and encourage your questions because we want you and your family to understand and have confidence in all aspects of the care you receive from us while you are here.


  • What to Bring
  • Insurance Pre-Approval
  • Arrival
  • Parking
  • Blood Donations

Your Stay With Us

  • Guest Services
  • Communicating with Friends and Family
  • Personal Belongings
  • Meals
  • Mail and Flower Delivery
  • Television
  • Telephones
  • Internet
  • ATMs
  • Gift Shop

Your Visitors

While You Are Here

  • Clinical Ethics
  • Advance Directives

Special Services

Your Health and Safety

  • Participating in Your Care
  • Preventing the Spread of Germs
  • Preventing Falls
  • Medicine Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Security

Preparing to Leave the Hospital

Understanding Your Bill

  • Patient Privacy

Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Frequently Used Telephone Numbers