When you have an issue like a broken bone or a severe cough, you should choose the right level of care for your condition. Choosing the correct care can save you time and money, and get you on the path toward better health in a convenient, effective way.
At University of Missouri Health Care, we offer multiple levels of care to help you. Please read the information below to learn about all of the options. If you're still unsure which level of care is right for you, check out our Symptom Checker.
Looking for a faster, easier way to see a doctor? With video visits, you can see a provider anytime from your smartphone, tablet or computer. It is easy to use, private, and secure. It’s free to enroll, and visits cost $49.
Video visits are great for when your doctor’s office is closed, you’re too busy to see someone in person or even when you’re traveling.
What are the benefits of video visits?
Patients enjoy the hassle-free experience of online visits, including:
- Affordable, easy and convenient
- Your choice of U.S. board-certified doctors
- No appointment, no waiting
- 24/7/365 mobile or web access
- Consults and diagnoses, prescriptions as appropriate
What can doctors treat with video visits?
- Sore throat
- Abdominal pain
- Sinus infection
- Pink eye
- Ear infection
Who are the doctors?
Clinical services are provided by Online Care Group — the nation’s first and largest primary care group devoted to telehealth. These doctors:
- Have an average of 15 years of experience in primary and urgent care
- Are U.S. board certified, licensed and credentialed
- Have profiles, so you can see their education and practice experience
- Are rated by other patients, so you can review and select the doctor that meets your needs
Doctors providing video visits are not affiliated with MU Health Care.
Who is eligible for video visits?
Patients only need access to a computer, tablet or smartphone with camera and audio. Each visit costs $49.
How do video visits work?
Visit with a provider by downloading and launching the video visits app on your desktop or mobile device and following the prompts to start your appointment.
How is my privacy protected?
Video visits use a secure and encrypted system that meets strict HIPAA regulations to safeguard your information.
If you are an MU Health Care patient, a note about your visit will be sent to your MU Health Care provider. If you are not an MU Health Care patient, we will retain your contact information in order to inform you about services that might be of interest.
Mizzou Quick Care is a fast, convenient way to get care for common health issues. Quick Care locations treat patients 2 years or older. MU Health Care nurse practitioners and physician assistants at these locations treat:
- Cold, cough
- Insect bites and head lice
- Bladder and urinary tract infection (females only)
- Eye irritation and pink eye
- Ear pain
- Sinus pain
- Sore throat
- Simple rashes
- Sports and camp physicals
- Flu vaccination
- Adult tetanus booster
X-ray, lab, breathing treatments and procedures NOT available.
Mizzou Urgent Care, 551 E Southampton Dr, treats immediate, but not life-threatening health care issues in people of all ages. Pediatric Urgent Care, 404 N Keene St, treats children (ages newborn to 17) with the same conditions.
Experienced physicians at these locations commonly treat:
- Joint or muscle injuries
- Cuts and burns
- Minor head injuries
- Rashes and skin infections
- Animal bites
- Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
- Non-severe bleeding
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Work-related injuries
- Flu and cough
- Sinus infections
- Sore throat
- Urinary tract infections
- Eye concerns
You can receive imaging and lab services at these locations, as well as breathing treatments.
MU Health Care's emergency departments care for severe and life-threatening conditions. Our specially trained emergency medicine doctors treat:
- Chest pain or suspected heart attack
- Potential stroke symptoms (e.g. blurred vision or slurred speech)
- Complex or multiple medical complaints (e.g. chest pain and shortness of breath)
- Diabetic emergencies
- Serious broken bones (such as leg or arm)
- Severe or worsening abdominal pain
- Uncontrolled nausea or vomiting
- Difficulty breathing
- Uncontrolled bleeding
- Loss of consciousness
- Drug overdose
- Possible poisoning
- Head injury or severe headaches
The emergency departments are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You should always call 9-1-1 in case of an emergency. Adults should seek care at University Hospital ER, and children should seek care at Women's and Children's Hospital ER.