Understanding Choices For Care at University Hospitals

Know Your Choices For Care

At University Hospitals, we provide care at every level from 24/7 virtual care to emergencies – and everything in between. Making the best health care decisions for your family starts with knowing where to go.

Compare Choices

Use this comparison chart to save you time, avoid unnecessary costs and ensure that you receive the best possible care in every situation.

Horizontal scale depicting what UH facility best suits your needs

Care Options Primary CarePrimary Care Virtual VisitVirtual Urgent Care Convenient CareConvenient Care Urgent CareUrgent Care Orthopedic Injury ClinicOrthopedic Injury Clinic Emergency RoomsEmergency Room
Out-of-Pocket Cost $$$$$ $$$$$ $$$$$ $$$$$ $$$$$ $$$$$
Business Hours Vary by doctor 24/7, 365 Vary by location Vary by location Vary by location 24/7, 365
After-hours & Weekends Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Appointment Needed Checkmark
Short Wait Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
On-Site X-ray Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Walk-in Care Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Online Scheduling Checkmark
Same Day Appointments Checkmark

Find a Doctor

Start Visit

Find a Location

Find a Location

Find a Location

Find a Location

Urgent Care or ER? Where to go for care?

Urgent Care, Orthopedic Injury Clinic or ER: Where to Go for Care

urgent care

Should I Go to the ER, Urgent Care or Use My Smartphone?

ER, Urgent Care or Smartphone?

Should I Go to an Urgent Care or the ER?

urgent care logo

The Emergency Room Often Is Not the Right Place To Go

The Emergency Room Often Is Not the Right Place To Go

Know Where To Go For Care

At UH, we believe good health starts with great primary care, and that should be your first choice for care. However, when bumps and bruises, sprains and pains, fever and falls happen you may need an alternative option. Find which option is right for your symptoms below:

Good Health Starts With Great Primary Care

Developing and maintaining a trusting relationship with a primary care doctor is the most important thing you can do for your health. University Hospitals has northern Ohio’s largest family and internal medicine network, so finding the right primary care provider is easier than ever.