A safe place to receive care that can’t wait
We are committed to the safety of every patient, visitor and caregiver. Our emergency rooms continue to be safe and available for all patients seeking medical attention for urgent health concerns, whether COVID-19 related or not. Headline: Advanced protocols to protect you We have been and will continue to be proactively engaged in the safe management of COVID-19. As part of our larger network, HCA Healthcare, we have put in place infection prevention protocols and safety measures that help protect our patients and colleagues at all of our facilities. One of the many ways we are doing this is by providing masks to anyone entering our hospital or emergency room. For more information visit our COVID-19 Resource Hub.
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Emergency Room in Independence, MO
Centerpoint Medical Center offers emergency care 24 hours a day, seven days a week for people of all ages. We are staffed with emergency medicine, board–certified physicians and specially trained critical care nurses. Our team is available around the clock when you or someone you know is experiencing an emergency.
We offer a wide range of specialized treatment, including:
- A Level II Trauma Center
- A Certified Primary Stroke Center
- A Certified Advanced Heart Failure Center
- An Accredited Chest Pain Center
- A Computerized Physician Order Entry System that eliminates handwriting errors
- Blue Sky Telehealth (BST) which provides a rapid response, leading to faster diagnosis and quicker time to treatment for emergency stroke patients.
Whether you are experiencing a minor emergency or a life-threatening situation, we can provide the emergency care you need.
Top Symptoms Requiring ER Visits
- Head injury or other major trauma
- Heart attack or stroke
- Life-threatening conditions
- Loss of consciousness
- One-sided weakness or numbness
- Severe bleeding
- Signs of heart attack/chest pain
- Severe abdominal pain
- Uncontrolled pain or bleeding
ER or Urgent Care?
How do you know when a medical condition is serious enough to go to the emergency room? This helpful guide explains the symptoms and conditions that are urgent enough to visit the ER, an Urgent Care, a Walk-in Clinic, or a Doctor's Office. The guidelines can help you decide which healthcare provider makes the most sense for your medical needs, and your budget.ER or Urgent Care Helpful Guide
ER for Children
Centerpoint Medical Center offers 24-hour emergency services, the latest technology and a caring staff. Our pediatric-ready emergency room is prepared for your little one's mishaps. In fact, HCA Midwest Health emergency rooms in the Kansas City metro beat the national average for pediatric ER readiness and treat nearly 25,000 kids each year.Kids ER Locations
HCA Midwest Health hospitals offer short wait times in the Kansas City area. Plus, we treat more emergencies than any other healthcare system in the region.
2016-17 Averages (Median)
Source: Hospital Compare, July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017
Need Health Advice?
Nurses On-Call: For health information and advice from registered nurses who are available 24/7, call (816) 751-3000.
If you are having a medical emergency, please call 911.
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