Emergency | Trauma | Urgent
A trip to the emergency department can be stressful. Because we understand this, Summa is dedicated to serving the needs of our patients and taking care of your health problems by providing you with the 24/7, high-quality, state-of-the-art, supportive care and assistance you need in an emergency situation.
Summa Akron City Hospital was the first hospital in the Akron area to receive Level I Trauma verification, the highest trauma care verification available from the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Moreover, Summa Health System offers highly skilled emergency department teams, including emergency physicians, enabling Summa to provide all the appropriate expertise and resources necessary for the highest quality care available.
A few reasons to count on Summa for expert emergency care:
1) Outstanding STEMI System
On average, Summa's door-to-balloon times are 26 minutes faster than the national AHA standard. In fact, we've stopped heart attacks in as little as 11 minutes.
2) Accredited Chest Pain Center
Summa Akron City Hospital is an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
3) AHA-Accredited Heart Attack Receiving Center
Summa Akron City Hospital was the first Ohio hospital to receive AHA's Mission: Lifeline® Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation.
4) Primary Stroke Center Certification
Summa Akron City Hospital has earned the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval as a Primary Stroke Center.
5) Level 1 Trauma Center (Summa Akron City Hospital)
Summa was the first hospital in Akron to receive Level 1 verification, the American College of Surgeons' highest trauma care.
6) Accepts All Patients
All Summa entities accept most major insurance plans, and all accept emergency patients whether or not they're insured.