MetroHealth System is a nationally ranked non-profit, public
health care system located in Cleveland, Ohio. Founded in 1837 as City
MetroHealth System serves the residents of the city
Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. It is one of the three major health
care systems in Cleveland, Ohio, along with
Cleveland Clinic and
University Hospitals of Cleveland.
MetroHealth (then referred to as
Cleveland Metro General
Hospital) built a new medical center at its Scranton Road location.
The current building is two cylindrical towers connected with a
central core, which was renovated in 1995.
MetroHealth established its
Metro Life Flight
Metro Life Flight air ambulance
Metro Life Flight
Metro Life Flight has completed more than 90,000 medical
missions, all safely. This air ambulance service is internationally
known and has trained crews from Poland to Japan. They use the EC-145
for their air ambulance service and a modified
Lear Jet is used for
transferring patients further distances.
MetroHealth is a Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric
Trauma Center, and is one of two verified adult and pediatric burn
centers in the state of Ohio.
In the 1990s,
MetroHealth expanded its main campus with new medical
offices and parking areas, and renovated its tower complex. In 2004,
the Critical Care Pavilion, housing the Level I Adult Trauma Center,
opened. The addition of two stories to the Critical Care Pavilion, in
2016, provided 85 state-of-the-art intensive care rooms along with a
special disease care unit for highly contagious diseases.
MetroHealth has clinics throughout Cuyahoga County:
J. Glen Smith
Thomas F. McCafferty Health Center
W. 150th Street
LifeFlight Helicopter Bases
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MetroHealth Medical Center,
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^ "AirNav: – Metro Health Medical Center Heliport". airnav.com.
Retrieved 21 February 2018.
^ "2006 Annual Report" (PDF). Cleveland, Ohio:
2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-19. Retrieved
Cleveland Metro Life Flight
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