Wait times represent the average estimated length of time from registration to being assigned a "first provider" (a doctor, nurse practitioner or physician assistant). Times displayed for Atlantic Health Systems are:

  • Reported as an average of wait times for the previous 2 hours of patients that have presented to the emergency department and have been seen by a provider
  • Refreshed at least every 15 minutes

Many circumstances can affect wait times - for example, patients arriving by ambulance or with life-threatening injuries or illnesses. Patients with severe conditions will be seen before those with less-serious problems or ailments. These times are provided for informational purposes only and cannot be guaranteed upon arrival.

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Stress Testing

Atlantic Health System Heart Care at Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center and Hackettstown Medical Center offers a variety of stress tests, including:

  • Cardiopulmonary metabolic exercise stress testing (CMET) – a non-invasive procedure used to check heart, lungs and functional capacity simultaneously, providing more comprehensive data than the standard treadmill stress test
  • Exercise stress test (treadmill testing) – monitors blood pressure and heart activity while walking on a treadmill at different levels of intensity, indicating how the heart responds to different levels of exertion and whether an EKG changes during exercise
  • Pharmaceutical stress testing – uses medicines rather than exercise to determine if the heart is functioning properly
  • Isotope stress test (nuclear stress test) – uses a radioactive isotope injected intravenously to measure blood flow to the heart during exercise

Heart care services may vary by location. Please confirm when booking an appointment.