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Energy Efficiency Collaborative

Hospitals Collaborate to Save $1 Million in Annual Facility Energy Costs

For the past two years, central Ohio hospital facilities’ representatives have come together to learn and implement best practices for improving the energy efficiency of their facilities. 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 $647.7 million in community benefit in 2017, an 18% increase since 2013. 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

Initiatives

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