Healthcare is a cornerstone and fast-growing segment of the Ashland economy. Yet, like so many things in the Ashland, you don’t need to wait in a long line for it.

The area is served by a full-service, acute-care hospital offering the most advanced medical technology available, all of which have extensive outreach programs and auxiliary facilities.

Samaritan Regional Health System

Healthcare is a cornerstone in the Ashland economy that evolves to meet the Community’s needs.

Our local hospital is affiliated with University Hospitals Health Systems, the second largest employer in northeast Ohio. UH Samaritan Medical Center is a 55 staffed bed acute care facility with 24/7 emergency services, state-of-the-art surgical and birthing and women’s units, an intensive care unit, a general inpatient unit, radiology and laboratory services, and a variety of outpatient clinics, testing and services. Additional outpatient facilities are located throughout Ashland, making healthcare accessible and convenient. Telemedicine, which is two-way, real-time video conferencing between a patient and a specialist at a distant site, is also offered at UH Samaritan. Oncology services, which includes an infusion center, is located beside the Ashland hospital.   

UH has been awarded by some of the most prestigious, credited institutions and publications in the world for its leadership in the healthcare industry. Among many things, UH has been merited on exceptional patient outcomes, safety, patient-centeredness, leadership and consistent use of evidence-based medicine and practices.

University Hospitals Occupational Health – Ashland provides comprehensive occupational health and safety (OHS) services to help businesses maintain the health and well-being of their employees. This includes everything from drug screenings and Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals to injury care. UH Occupational Health – Ashland helps reduce work-related injuries and illnesses, boost productivity and increase workplace safety. For more information, call 419-281-4440.