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OhioHealth’s Healthcare Awards and Recognition

Award-winning care

We don't do our work for awards. We do our work to better the lives of our patients — but it is nice to be recognized. We are proud of the awards we've won because they highlight our commitment to quality.

Doctors Hospital

100 Top Hospitals
In 2014, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital was named to the Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® list in the "Major Teaching Hospitals" category for the fourth time since 2010. The award recognizes Doctors Hospital for excellence in key performance areas, including patient satisfaction, patient safety, quality of care, financial stability, and operational efficiency.
Primary Stroke Center
OhioHealth Doctors Hospital is a certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Achievement of Primary Stroke Center Certification signifies our dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients.
2013 Leapfrog Top Hospital
OhioHealth Doctors Hospital was named a 2013 Top Hospital from the Leapfrog Group. The Leapfrog Hospital Survey is the toughest standard-bearer and provides the most complete picture of a hospital's safety, quality and resource use performance. Top Hospitals have lower infection rates, higher survival rates for high-risk procedures, decreased length of stay and fewer readmissions.
Cycle IV Chest Pain Center
In 2013, Doctors Hospital was designated a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care for achieving a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack. Doctors Hospital demonstrated its expertise and commitment to quality patient care by meeting or exceeding a set of rigorous criteria and completing on-site evaluations. Cycle IV designation shows a commitment to processes that expedite the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients, integrating the Emergency Department with local emergency medical systems and offering ongoing education to caregivers.
Doctors Hospital, a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital
For the third consecutive year, Truven Health Analytics has named OhioHealth Doctors Hospital to their annual list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the Teaching Hospitals with Cardiovascular Residency Programs category. The Truven 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals is an annual quantitative study that identifies the nation's best providers of cardiovascular service. To identify the 50 Top Hospitals, Truven analyzed Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR), Medicare Hospital Cost Report Information System (HCRIS) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare data. They scored hospitals in key performance areas, such as risk-adjusted mortality and complications, core measures, percentage of coronary bypass patients with internal mammary artery use, 30-day mortality and readmission rates and efficiency measures.
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
In 2012, Doctors Hospital received ACR accreditation in Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, Breast US, and US Guided Breast Biopsy and now has the designation of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence! The Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) designation is awarded to breast imaging centers that achieve excellence by seeking and earning accreditation in all of the ACR’s voluntary breast-imaging accreditation programs and modules, in addition to the mandatory Mammography Accreditation Program.
Seal of Excellence
In 2010, Doctors Hospital was awarded a seal of excellence in recognition of its excellence in patient safety.
Cancer Care Program Accredited
Doctors Hospital's cancer program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program with commendation in clinical research and community education. This accreditation means we offer total cancer care, including state-of-the art diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, that meets or exceeds quality standards.
Nationally recognized for quality care
Doctors is the only hospital in central Ohio to earn dual accreditation by the American Osteopathic Association and the Joint Commission.

Dublin Methodist Hospital

100 Top Hospitals
In 2014, OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital was named to the Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® list in the "Small Community Hospitals" category for the third consecutive year. The award recognizes Dublin Methodist for excellence in key performance areas, including patient satisfaction, patient safety, quality of care, financial stability, and operational efficiency.
Most Wired Hospital
In 2010, Dublin Methodist Hospital was named one of the "Most Wired - Small and Rural" hospitals in America according to results of the "2010 Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study." The Most Wired Survey is conducted annually by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, the journal of the American Hospital Association, which uses the results to name the Most Wired hospitals and health systems. The survey focuses on how the nation's hospitals use information technologies for quality, customer service, public health and safety, business processes and workforce issues. This recognition shows Dublin Methodist's commitment to embrace the use of integrated technology to improve quality of care, patient satisfaction and the accessibility of critical health information.
Outstanding Patient Experience
Dublin Methodist received HealthGrades’ “Outstanding Patient Experience Award” for 2009-2010. Ranked among the top 5 percent in the nation for Outstanding Patient Experience, Dublin Methodist is the only recipient of the Outstanding Patient Experience Award in the Columbus region, and one of just 10 hospitals in Ohio to win the award. HealthGrades, a national healthcare ratings organization, presents the award to hospitals that score in the top 10 percent nationally on a survey administered annually by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to measure patient perspectives and satisfaction with hospital care.
Accredited Laboratory
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has inspected and accredited the laboratories in Dublin Methodist Hospital's Provider Performed Microscopy, Point of Care Program and Core Laboratory. The CAP Accreditation Program is based on a set of comprehensive and rigorous standards designed to help laboratories achieve the highest standards of excellence. Dublin Methodist's laboratories belong to an exclusive group of more than 6,000 labs that meet the standards of the CAP Accreditation Program.

Grady Memorial Hospital

Top Performer on Key Quality Measures
Grady Memorial Hospital has been named one of the nation's Top Performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. Grady Memorial is one of only 405 hospitals nationally and one of only 14 in the state of Ohio to earn this distinction of Top Performer based on data reported about evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including pneumonia and surgical care. This means when patients come to Grady Memorial, they know they can trust the quality of care we provide matches or exceeds the excellent care provided at other leading hospitals, locally and across the nation. text
Accredited Chest Pain Center
Grady Memorial Hospital has received full accreditation as a Chest Pain Center. With Chest Pain Accreditation comes the assurance for the consumer that Grady is operating under the highest standards of care, with advanced cooperation among emergency services, cardiology, internal medicine and hospital administration. The Chest Pain Accreditation allows Grady to focus on a multidisciplinary team approach to the care of chest pain patients.
American College of Radiology
Grady Memorial Hospital Medical Imaging Department has been accredited by the American College of Radiology for mammography, MRI, and OB/GYN, general and vascular ultrasound services.
American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer
In 2009, Grady was once again granted a Three-Year Approval Accreditation, with Commendation, by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. The hospital received this rating following an on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor of Grady’s Cancer Committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical services, research, community outreach and quality improvement processes.
American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer Community Cancer Programs
Grady Memorial's cancer program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Community Hospital Cancer Program with commendation in clinical research and community education. This accreditation means Grady offers total cancer care, including state-of-the art diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, that meets or exceeds quality standards.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
Grady Laboratory received a two-year Ceritificate of Accreditation and is certified in laboratory specialties.
Comprehensive Occupational Rehabilitation Programs (Adult) Accreditation
Grady Memorial Hospital has been accredited for Comprehensive Occupational Rehabilitation Programs (Adult) in seven areas of exemplary conformance.
Laboratory Accreditation Program
Grady Memorial Hospital's Pathology and Clinical Laboratories are accredited by the Joint Commission.
Leapfrog Hospital Recognition Program
Leapfrog Hospital Recognition award supports Grady's efforts at improving quality, patient safety and efficiency. It also demonstrates Grady's extraordinary commitment to transparency and quality improvement. Grady's overall efficiency score was calculated using both quality and resource utililization measures.
The Joint Commission
Joint Commisssion accreditation assures that Grady is continuously providing safe, high quality, treatment, and services by identifying opportunities for improvement and processes and helping with implementation.

Grant Medical Center

Level I Trauma Center
Grant has maintained verification as a Level I Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons since 1993. As the busiest adult Level I Trauma Center in Ohio, Grant Trauma provides care to thousands of seriously injured patients regardless of severity or complexity.
100 Top Hospitals
In 2014, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center was named to the Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® list in the "Teaching Hospitals" category for the fifth time. The award recognizes Grant for excellence in key performance areas, including patient satisfaction, patient safety, quality of care, financial stability, and operational efficiency. In addition, the hospital also received the Everest Award for the second consecutive year, having set national benchmarks for both the fastest long-term (five year) improvement and highest (current) performance on the 100 Top Hospitals’ Balanced Scorecard.
Excellence in Stroke Treatment
In 2014, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll awards again. The awards recognizes our hospitals’ commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.
Primary Stroke Center
OhioHealth Grant Medical Center is a certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Achievement of Primary Stroke Center Certification signifies our dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients.
Grant’s STEMI program

Grant Medical Center’s STEMI (ST-elevation myocardial infarction) program has been recognized for its commitment to a higher standard of care for heart attack patients with the American Heart Association’s “Mission: Lifeline Silver Performance Achievement Award.”

In 12 consecutive months, Grant’s STEMI program has treated 92 percent of eligible STEMI patients within 90 minutes, a timeframe recommended by the American Heart Association. Our treatment rate outperforms the Ohio rate of 65 percent and the national rate of 63 percent. These figures are a true testament to our quality of care and our coordination with EMS teams.

This award recognizes our constant efforts, dedication and passion to improve the health of those we serve. Thank you and congratulations to our physicians and associates in the Cath Lab and Emergency Department who made this accomplishment a reality.

CoC Outstanding Achievement Award
In 2010, Grant Medical Center's Cancer Care program received the CoC Outstanding Achievement Award, given by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. This three-year commendation award highlights the program's excellence for 36 standards and commendation in all seven standards for which commendation is available.
Disease-Specific Certifications
In 2010, Grant Medical Center was awarded three disease-specific certifications from The Joint Commission for Joint Replacement - Knee, Joint Replacement - Hip and Heart Failure. Grant also received an advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center.
Nursing Excellence-Magnet Status
In 2010, the American Nurses Credentialing Center re-designated Grant Medical Center as a Magnet hospital. Magnet Designation is the highest level of recognition awarded to healthcare organizations for nursing excellence. Having first received this recognition in 2005, being re-designated places Grant among the top three percent of hospitals worldwide to receive Magnet status.
Blue Distinction Center
Grant is designated as a Blue Distinction Center by BlueCross BlueShield Association for Cardiac Care, Knee and Hip Replacement, and Spine Surgery.
NAPBC Accreditation
Grant is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.
Teaching Hospital Cancer Program
Grant Medical Center's cancer program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program with commendation in clinical research and community education. This accreditation means we offer total cancer care, including state-of-the art diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, that meets or exceeds quality standards. They also received commendation in all standards.

Marion General Hospital

Excellence in Stroke Treatment
In 2014, OhioHealth Marion General Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines® - Bronze and Stroke Silver Quality Achievement awards. The awards recognizes our hospitals’ commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.
50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital
Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters, has named Marion General Hospital a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital. Hospitals were classified into three groups, with Marion General Hospital earning recognition in the Community Hospital category. To identify the Top 50, Truven Health Analytics researchers analyzed 2010 and 2011 Medicare Provider Analysis and Review data, 2010 Medicare cost reports, and 2012 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare data. They scored hospitals in key performance areas including risk-adjusted mortality and complications, core measures, percentage of coronary bypass patients with internal mammary artery use and 30-day mortality and readmission rates.
Gold Performance Achievement Award and CAD Gold Performance Achievement Award
In March 2009, Marion General Hospital received the Heart Failure Gold Performance Achievement Award and CAD Gold Performance Achievement Award by the American Heart Association’s premier hospital-based quality improvement program’s National Steering Committee of Medical Professionals.

OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award
The America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery. Patients who have these surgeries at these nationally recognized hospitals have a lower risk dying.
Coronary Intervention Excellence Award
The Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in coronary intervention procedures. Patients who have these procedures at these nationally recognized hospitals have a lower risk of dying.

McConnell Heart Health Center

Diabetes Education Accreditation
In 2010, The American Association of Diabetes Educators' accredited McConnell Heart Health Center's Diabetes Self Management Training (DSMT) program through the Diabetes Education Accreditation Program. The accreditation will allow patients increased access to critical diabetes education services.
Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award
In 2016, McConnell Heart Health Center received the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for outstanding performance in patient experience. This marks the elventh consecutive year McConnell Heart Health Center has received this prestigious award.
Facility Certification by the Medical Fitness Association
In 2016, MHHC achieved the Facility Certification by the Medical Fitness Association. McConnell Heart Health Center is the only facility certified in Central Ohio and one of only 3 in Ohio. There are currently 37 total faciliites in the United States with this certification.

Outpatient Centers

Outcomes Excellence Award - Neighborhood Care Rehabilitation
In 2010, OhioHealth Neighborhood Care Rehabilitation achieved clinical outcomes in the top quartile nationally and received the "Outcomes Excellence Award" from Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO), Inc. at seven of our rehabilitation sites.
ACR Acceditation - Sports Medicine Center
OhioHealth Sports Medicine Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology in CT scan, mammography, MRI and ultrasound.
ACR Accreditation - Bing Cancer Center
OhioHealth Bing Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology in CT scan and ultrasound.
ACR Accreditation - Eastside Health Center
Eastside Health Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology in CT scan, mammography, MRI and ultrasound.
ACR Accreditation - Gahanna Health Center
Gahanna Health Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology in digital mammography and ultrasound.
ACR Accreditation - Grove City Health Center
Grove City Health Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology in CT scan, mammography, MRI, breast ultrasound and ultrasound.
ACR Accreditation - Jasonway Imaging Center
Jasonway Imaging Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology in CT scan, digital mammography and PET scan.
ACR Accreditation - Lane Avenue Mammography Center
Lane Avenue Mammography Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology in mammography.
ACR Accreditation - Lewis Center Medical Imaging
Lewis Center Medical Imaging is accredited by the American College of Radiology in bone density, CT, MRI, vascular and general ultrasound and x-ray.
ACR Accreditation - Riverside Breast Health Center
Riverside Breast Health Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy, and is accredited as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.
ACR Accreditation - Unity Health Center
Unity Health Center is accredited by the American College of Radiology in ultrasound.
Consumers' Choice
OhioHealth's Home Care program has been providing compassionate home hospice care services for nearly 25 years and is one of the most trusted home healthcare and hospice providers, earning the Consumers' Choice Award every year since 1985.

Riverside Methodist Hospital

U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals"
OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 rankings of “America’s Best Hospitals” for neurology and neurosurgery. This places Riverside Methodist among the fewer than 150 hospitals to be nationally ranked out of approximately 5,000 hospitals nationwide.
100 Top Hospitals
In 2014, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital was named to the Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® list in the "Teaching Hospitals" category for the 11th time. The award recognizes Riverside Methodist for excellence in key performance areas, including patient satisfaction, patient safety, quality of care, financial stability, and operational efficiency. In addition, the hospital received the Everest Award for the second consecutive year, having set national benchmarks for both the fastest long-term (five year) improvement and highest (current) performance on the 100 Top Hospitals’ Balanced Scorecard.
Becker's Hospital Review "100 Hospitals With Great Women's Health Programs"
This award recognizes Riverside Methodist for exceptional programs dedicated to the health and well-being of women. The hospitals featured on the list have programs that include a wide range of healthcare options for women including gynecologic care, reproductive medicine, breast health as well as emotional support and behavioral healthcare options. The programs display clinical excellence and provide quality care.
Excellence in Stroke Treatment
In 2014, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll awards again. The awards recognizes our hospitals’ commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.
Comprehensive Stroke Center
Riverside Methodist Hospital was the first hospital in the state of Ohio to be certified by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center for providing exemplary care in treating the most complex strokes.
Level II Trauma Center
Riverside Methodist is an American College of Surgeons Level II verified trauma center.
The Patients' Favorite
Riverside Methodist has received the Consumer Choice Award for Most Preferred Healthcare Services in Columbus every year since 1996. Each year, the National Research Corporation awards its prestigious Consumer Choice Award to hospitals whose consumers rate it as having the highest quality healthcare services. No other hospital in central Ohio has ever received this award.
Becker
On August 10, 2011, Riverside Methodist Hospital was designated as an Institute of Quality (IOQ) for the following services: Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiac Medical Intervention & Rhythm Disease Diagnosis. Designated IOQ facilities demonstrate excellence in care and a commitment to continuous improvement, and represent an exceptional value.
In the Top 100 Hospitals
In 2011, Riverside Methodist Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters for the ninth time. Riverside also received this recognition in 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 and 2001, placing the hospital in the top 2 percent of hospitals nationwide. This award recognizes Riverside for outstanding performance in clinical outcomes, patient safety, operational efficiency, financial results and service to the community. Thomson Reuters is a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare.
Best Hospital
Columbus Monthly’s 2010 Best of Columbus recognized Riverside Methodist as the readers’ choice for “Best Hospital.”
Best of Business
In 2010, Riverside Methodist was selected as the winner of the Best of Business in Central Ohio in the Best Hospital/Medical Center category by Columbus C.E.O. Magazine. Riverside Methodist has won this award three years in a row.
Chest Pain Center Accreditation
Riverside Methodist received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) in 2010 for its high level of expertise in assessing, diagnosing and treating patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack.
Gold Seal of Approval™
In 2010, The Joint Commission re-certified Riverside Methodist with the Gold Seal of Approval™ in six disease-specific areas including: Heart Failure, High Risk Obstetrics, Joint Replacement – Hip, Joint Replacement – Knee, Joint Replacement – Shoulder, and Lung Cancer. In addition, Riverside Methodist was re-certified as a Primary Stroke Center. These certifications demonstrate Riverside Methodist’s dedication to providing patients the best possible care. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits healthcare organizations and programs nationwide that meet specific performance standards.
Magnet Recognition
In 2010, the American Nurses Credentialing Center re-designated Riverside Methodist as a Magnet hospital. Magnet Designation is the highest level of recognition awarded to healthcare organizations for nursing excellence. Fewer than 6.5 percent of all healthcare organizations in the United States have achieved ANCC Magnet Recognition® status.
Radiation Oncology Accreditation
Riverside Methodist's radiation oncolgy department received accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer in 2010 and accreditation from the American College of Radiology in 2009.
Excellence in Acute Myocardial Infarction
Riverside Methodist Hospital received the VHA PEAK award for Performance Excellence, Achievement and Knowledge in the area of acute myocardial infarction in 2009.
Four-Star and Five-Star Awards
In 2009, Riverside Methodist was honored with nine Excellence in Healthcare Awards from Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC). Riverside received six 5-star, the highest level, for Anesthesia Services, Place to Practice Medicine, Laboratory Services, Nursing Care, Overall Quality of Care, Pathology Services, and 4-Star awards for Surgical Services and Medical Records.
Honored for Organ Donation
In 2007, 2008 and 2009, Riverside Methodist Hospital and Grant Medical Center were awarded the Gold Medal of Honor for Organ Donation from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration for maintaining an 80 percent organ donation rate from eligible donors for one year during a specified 26-month period.
Top Cardiovascular Hospital
In 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Riverside was ranked among the Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the country. The award from Thomson Reuters (formerly Solucient) is based on a study using clinical and financial measures such as average length of stay, risk-adjusted complications, mortality rates and severity-adjusted costs per case. In 2006, Riverside was the only hospital in central Ohio to be named on this prestigious list.
BlueCross Blueshield Association
Riverside Methodist is designated as a Blue Distinction Center by BlueCross BlueShield Association for Bariatric Surgery, Cardiac Care, Knee and Hip Replacement, and Spine Surgery.
NAPBC Accreditation
Riverside Methodist is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.

Westerville Medical Campus

ACR Accreditation
Westerville Medical Campus is accredited by the American College of Radiology in CT scan, mammography, MRI, breast ultrasound and ultrasound.

All OhioHealth

100 Best Companies to Work For
OhioHealth and our family of leading healthcare providers has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine’s 2014 list of the nation’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the eighth consecutive year. We are proud to be one of the only three companies headquartered in Ohio to make the 2014 list. OhioHealth also ranked in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007.
50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals
Two of our OhioHealth hospitals, Doctors Hospital and Marion General, were both selected as winners of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals for 2013 by Truven Health Analytics (formerly known as Thomson Reuters). The selection for the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals award reflects the reliable cardiovascular excellence we provide to our patients, families and entire central and north central Ohio community. As a winner, Doctors Hospital and Marion General displayed top performance compared with their peers in cardiovascular outcomes, clinical process, extended outcomes and efficiency.
2011 CIO 100 award
OhioHealth received the 2011 CIO 100 award, which recognizes the top 100 organizations around the world that demonstrate operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). OhioHealth earned this recognition specifically for the Stroke Network. Utilizing advanced technology, the Stroke Network connects patients and physicians who are located outside of the OhioHealth system with our stroke specialists to provide enhanced support and ultimately a faster recovery for the patient.
Adoption-Friendly Workplace
OhioHealth has been recognized by the Dave Thomas Foundation for adoption as one of the top 10 Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in Ohio for four years in a row. OhioHealth has received the award in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. Rankings are based on the amount of financial assistance toward adoption costs and paid leave for adoptive parents provided to OhioHealth associates.
Diabetes Education Accreditation
In 2010, The American Association of Diabetes Educators' accredited McConnell Heart Health Center's Diabetes Self Management Training (DSMT) program through the Diabetes Education Accreditation Program. The accreditation will allow patients increased access to critical diabetes education services.
Governor's Council on People with Disabilities
The Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities (GCPD) has selected OhioHealth as the recipient of the 2010 “Employer of the Year” award for the Large Employer category. This award is given to businesses that provide outstanding employment opportunities for workers with disabilities.
John Chapman Award
In 2010, OhioHealth received the John Chapman Award from the Ohio Health Association. The award honors an Ohio hospital that has shown excellence in initiating or supporting hospital pollution-prevention programs.
Outcomes Excellence Award - Neighborhood Care Rehabilitation
In 2010, OhioHealth Neighborhood Care Rehabilitation achieved clinical outcomes in the top quartile nationally and received the "Outcomes Excellence Award" from Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO), Inc. at seven of our rehabilitation sites.
Top 10 Health Systems
In 2010, OhioHealth was named one of the nation’s top 10 health systems for clinical performance by Thomson Reuters for the second year in a row. Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare, analyzed clinical quality and efficiency data from 255 health systems to determine the rankings.
Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities
In 2010, Health Imaging & IT magazine named OhioHealth to its "2010 Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities" list for the third year in a row. The annual list recognizes hospitals, health systems, imaging centers and physician practices that seamlessly integrate imaging and IT systems, provide physicians with immediate, anywhere access to patient data and demonstrate ROI and high patient and staff satisfaction.
Top Rated Integrated Health Network
OhioHealth was named in the top 100 integrated health networks for 2010 by SDI (formerly Verispan), a healthcare data and consulting firm. The "IHN 100" ranks organizations that are graded on operations, quality, scope of services and efficiency.
Award for "Outstanding Volunteerism and Dedication to Service"
In 2009, OhioHealth received the “Award for Outstanding Volunteerism and Dedicated Service” from The Breathing Association.
Corporate Caring
OhioHealth received a 2009 Corporate Caring Award in the Health and Human Services category for large businesses from Business First. Corporate Caring Awards are presented annually to celebrate philanthropy in central Ohio. The nomination recognized OhioHealth's FY2007, $113 million in community benefit and our associates' overwhelming support of such programs as the American Heart Association's Heart Walk.
Gold Performance Achievement Award and CAD Gold Performance Achievement Award
In March 2009, Marion General Hospital received the Heart Failure Gold Performance Achievement Award and CAD Gold Performance Achievement Award by the American Heart Association’s premier hospital-based quality improvement program’s National Steering Committee of Medical Professionals.
Pink Elephant - Project of the Year Award
OhioHealth was awarded the "Pink Elephant- Project of the Year Award" for Innovative Access to Patient Information by Pink Elephant. Pink Elephant is a global leader in the implementation of Information Technology (IT) best practices.
Consumers' Choice
OhioHealth's Home Care program has been providing compassionate home hospice care services for nearly 25 years and is one of the most trusted home healthcare and hospice providers, earning the Consumers' Choice Award every year since 1985.