Emergency Room at UH Portage Medical Center
UH Portage Medical Center is the only hospital in the county to provide immediate life-saving emergency services to residents of Ravenna and surrounding communities.
Delivering Emergency CareOpen 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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Why choose UH Portage Emergency Room?
University Hospitals Portage Medical Center located in Ravenna, Ohio delivers 24-hour emergency care when you need it most. Our ER is designed to facilitate fast, efficient care while maximizing comfort, privacy and safety.
Staff led by board-certified physicians and nurses within a full-service hospital
Open 24/7, 365
Delivering emergency care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Level III Adult Trauma Center
Ensuring that patients with traumatic injuries receive quick trauma care
Delivering life-saving, emergency stroke interventions
Life Flight Availability
Safe, fast helicopter transport of critically ill or injured
Offering 22 observation beds for patients expected to stay less than 48 hours without being admitted for inpatient stay
Targeted temperature management therapy regulates body temperature for cardiac patients
Access to care at Cleveland’s premier health care system and top-ranked specialists
On-site Lab and Imaging
Equipped with a lab and advanced imaging including CT scan, X-ray and capabilities for rapid diagnosis and treatment
Quick Heart Attack Response
EMS personnel use remote STEMI EKG readings to notify hospital staff of heart attack and to prepare for patient’s arrival
Fast Track Unit
Delivering quick care to patients with less critical needs in the improved 8-bed Fast Track Unit
Free on-site, self-parking that is monitored 24/7 by security for all patients and visitors
Treatment for Trauma and Emergencies
- Head trauma or eye injury
- Bleeding that cannot be stopped
- Brain injuries
- Severe abdominal pain
- Migraine/severe headache
Heart Attack Symptoms
Heart Attack Symptoms
- Chest pain
- Wheezing, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Tingling or discomfort
- Heartburn feeling
- Cold sweat
- Nausea or vomiting
- Very high or low vital signs such as blood pressure, heart rate or temperature
Signs of a Stroke
Signs of a Stroke
- Fainting or dizziness
- Sudden numbness or weakness
- One side of the face is drooping
- Difficulty speaking
- Difficulty seeing or blurred vision in one or both eyes
- Loss of balance/coordination
- Change in mental state
- Thoughts of suicide
- Substance abuse
- Broken bones and fractures
- Joint pain, dislocation or injury
- Blistering, large burns or extensive rash
- Tendon and ligament injuries
UH Portage’s Emergency Department Achievements
Achieved accreditation as a Chest Pain Center for reducing time to treatment during the critical early stages of a heart attack
Earned Primary Stroke Center certification stroke care
Designated a Level III trauma center for ability to treat trauma without transfer
Received the American Heart Association 2023 Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus award for stroke care
What to Expect in the Emergency Room at UH Portage
- Registration – gather patient information and obtain consent for treatment
- Triage – process of determining the severity of condition
- Treatment – every patient receives treatment from a doctor or mid-level practitioner
- Reevaluation – evaluate test results to determine type of treatment
- Discharge – receive instructions to follow after leaving the emergency room
We accept all major medical insurance providers, including Medical Mutual of Ohio (MMO) SuperMed. Co-pays, deductibles and items not covered by insurance are paid at the time of your visit.
Emergency Services at UH
Offer immediate access to expert specialists and advanced technology in an environment specifically designed to maximize patient comfort, privacy and safety.
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