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Emergency Care

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
  • Open fractures
  • Severe bleeding
  • Signs of heart attack/chest pain
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Uncontrolled pain or bleeding

Symptom not listed? View the most searched diseases and conditions.

ER Locations

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

Overland Park Regional Medical Center offers 24-hour emergency services, the latest technology and a caring staff. Our three pediatric-ready emergency rooms are 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

Overland Park ER

Overland Park Regional Medical Center offers emergency care 24 hours a day, seven days a week for people of all ages. We have board–certified ER doctors, critical care nurses and support staff who are available around the clock. We offer:

  • An Level II Trauma Center
  • Technologically advanced monitoring systems, an electronic medication system and on-staff cardiologists who have the capability to monitor EKG results from a remote location.
  • A Computerized Physician Order Entry System that eliminates handwriting errors.
  • A Certified Primary Stroke Center

Whether you are experiencing a minor emergency or a life-threatening situation, we can provide the emergency care you need.

Fastest Average ER Wait Times

Home, ER, and Home Again

HCA Midwest Health hospitals offer the shortest wait times in the Kansas City area. In fact, our average ER wait times are consistently faster than local and national averages. Plus, we treat more emergencies than any other healthcare system in the region.

2015 Averages

Source: Hospital Compare, July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015

4
  Lafayette Regional Health Center
4
  Research Medical Center
5
  Belton Regional Medical Center
5
  Centerpoint Medical Center
5
  Lee’s Summit Medical Center
6
  Menorah Medical Center
6
  Overland Park Regional Medical Center
20 Min
  Kansas City Area Average
21 Min
  National Average

Need Health Advice?

Need help navigating the healthcare system? Good health is important to everyone. And our Healthcare Center is just the tool you need to make better informed decisions about your own care and coverage.

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If you are having a medical emergency, please call 911.