Experts in Geriatric Care Emergency? Call 911 or your local ambulance service. Highland is the first in our area to equip its Emergency Department with elder-friendly features and design emergency care protocols especially for the elderly. Highland has more Geriatricians on staff than any other hospital in the region, and they work closely with Emergency Department physicians to attend to the complex needs of geriatric patients. We have a dedicated team of nurses and patient care technicians who are specially trained in geriatric care, and our patients have access to Highland's comprehensive suite of geriatric services.