At OhioHealth, we recognize that the current healthcare environment is changing, and we know that to be successful we need to be the value delivery leader in central Ohio and the region. In other words, we must consistently provide the highest quality care for our patients at the lowest cost. Thus, we have developed the practices of a high-value healthcare organization by understanding the elements essential to an exceptional patient experience, including:
- High-quality, patient-centered care,
- Clear and respectful communication, and
- Strong collaboration to deliver a seamless experience
We appreciate you trusting OhioHealth with your healthcare needs and are proud to share our most recent quality accomplishments with you.
Recent accolades for excellence in quality:
OhioHealth Ranks Among the Nation's 15 Top Health Systems
OhioHealth is recognized by Truven Health AnalyticsSM, formerly the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters, as one of the 15 Top Health Systems in America.
The Truven Health 15 Top Health Systems study uses objective statistical data from more than 300 organizations and singles out 15 hospital systems – in the categories of small, medium and large – that achieved superior clinical outcomes based on a composite score of eight measures of quality, patient perception of care, and efficiency.
In total, the top 15 systems saved more lives, made fewer patient safety errors and discharged patients sooner with better long-term outcomes – despite having treated sicker patients on average. Beyond excelling in clinical quality, the top 15 systems also provided patients with a better overall experience.
Among key findings in the study, those named to the 15 Top Health Systems list demonstrated:
- Better survival rates
- Lower 30-day mortality rates
- Fewer complications
- Shorter hospital stays
- Better patient safety and core measure adherence
OhioHealth among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals. Again.
Four of our hospitals – OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital and OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital – have been named to the 2014 Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® list.
OhioHealth hospitals were the only hospitals in the greater Columbus area to rank among the 100 Top Hospitals. Riverside Methodist and Grant, which both ranked in the “Teaching Hospitals” category, were also two of just 14 Everest Award winners nationally.
OhioHealth hospitals have historically appeared among the ranks of the 100 Top Hospitals. In total, this is the 11th year that Riverside Methodist has been named to the list and the fifth time for Grant. Doctors Hospital has been named to the list four times since 2010 and is listed in the “Major Teaching Hospitals” category this year. Dublin Methodist has now been ranked in the “Small Community Hospitals” category for three consecutive years.
The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals study evaluated 2,803 U.S. hospitals in key performance areas, including patient satisfaction, patient safety, quality of care, financial stability, and operational efficiency. Hospitals do not apply for the award, and winners do not pay to market this honor. Visit the 100 Top Hospitals website to learn more about the study and its methodology.
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Riverside and Grant – Everest Award Winners
In addition to being named 100 Top Hospitals, Riverside Methodist and Grant received the Everest Award for the second consecutive year.
Everest Award winners are selected from among the new 100 Top Hospitals award winners for setting national benchmarks for both the fastest long-term (five year) improvement and highest (current) performance on the 100 Top Hospitals’ Balanced Scorecard. Riverside Methodist and Grant are the only hospitals in Ohio and two of just 14 hospitals nationally to make the Everest Award list. Visit the 100 Top Hospitals website for more information on the Everest Award.
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"A" Hospital Safety Scores Achieved from Leapfrog
All six eligible OhioHealth hospitals were honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. OhioHealth is the only health system in central Ohio to achieve this feat.
The Hospital Safety ScoreSM awards the A, B, C, D or F scores to U.S. hospitals based on 26 measures of public hospital safety data that represents a hospital’s capacity to prevent medical errors, injuries accidents and infections. The Hospital Safety Score was compiled under the guidance nine-member Blue Ribbon Expert Panel on patient safety and is designed to give the public information they can use to protect themselves and their families. See how hospitals in central Ohio compare.
OhioHealth Doctors Hospital has been named a 2013 Leapfrog Top Hospital. The Top Hospital designation is one of the most exclusive and competitive hospital quality awards in the country. Doctors Hospital is the only adult hospital in Ohio to receive the recognition.
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.
Our Hospitals Receiving “A” Scores
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