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Energy Efficiency Collaborative

Hospital Collaboration Results in
$13 Million in Energy Savings

Since 2015, Franklin County hospitals have seen an 11.1% increase in energy savings, resulting in $13 million in savings. READ MORE

HealthMap 2019

Navigating Our Way to a Healthier Community Together

The Franklin County Community Health Needs Assessment Steering Committee is pleased to provide residents of central Ohio with a comprehensive overview of our community’s health status and needs via the Franklin County HealthMap 2019. READ MORE

Emergency Elective Deliveries

Community Standards for Elective Delivery

Members of the Central Ohio Hospital Council (COHC) are working together to reduce the number of infants born prematurely, with an overall goal of reducing incidents of infant death in our community. READ MORE

Elective Delivery Patient Education Flier

We know you can’t wait to meet your baby. But completing your pregnancy naturally gives your baby the time he or she needs to grow completely. That’s why all Franklin County hospitals have agreed to stop the practice of scheduling early deliveries, without a medical reason. READ MORE

Community Benefit

Building a Healthier Community Together

Franklin County’s four not-for-profit hospital systems provided more than $763 million in community benefit in 2019, a 17.8% increase since 2017. READ MORE

Economic Impact

Economic Impact Overview

Franklin County hospital systems directly contributed $5.66 billion to the regional economy in 2013. Over the past five years, they provided $2.49 billion in community benefit. READ MORE

Economic Impact Full Report

The hospitals in Franklin County operated by the four systems, Mount Carmel Health System, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, OhioHealth, and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, have a substantial impact on the economy of the 10-county Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). READ MORE

Collaborative Efforts

Commitment to Collaboration

As leaders of central Ohio’s hospital systems, we share a common belief that many of the issues facing our local healthcare system can be addressed much more effectively when hospitals work in collaboration. READ MORE


Community Standards for Safe Sleep

The hospital systems have developed this set of community-wide standards, which are designed to ensure consistent clinical practices within central Ohio hospitals and adequate education of parents on safe sleep environments in the home setting. READ MORE

Supplier Diversity

Hospitals Contracting Process

Through the COHC, central Ohio hospitals are collaborating to strengthen their support of and participation with diverse business entities (DBEs) to ultimately increase the number of minority suppliers.  READ MORE