The Columbus Partnership is committed to ensuring quality healthcare systems are able to thrive and provide in the Columbus Region. The Partnership is proud to have all major health systems in Columbus represented in the organization – Mount Carmel, Nationwide Children’s, OhioHealth, and OSU Medical Center. The health and wellness of the citizens of Columbus is of utmost importance and the Partnership’s members continually demonstrate their commitment through philanthropy and activism.
Central Ohio Hospital Council
The four major health systems in Columbus have come together to establish the Central Ohio Hospital Council to address issues that impact the delivery of health care to central Ohioans.
- Collaborative initiatives identified by the Central Ohio Hospital Council focus on Improving Quality, Access, and Value.
Central Ohio Hospital Quality Collaborative
Since 2003, hospitals in Central Ohio have been collaborating to improve the quality of patient care for certain medical conditions through the Central Ohio Hospital Quality Collaborative.
- The 2010 Central Ohio Hospital Quality Collaborative Report outlines the improvements that have resulted from the collaborative.
Central Ohio Health Information Exchange
Six of our member companies – Nationwide Children’s Hospital, OhioHealth, Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University, Mount Carmel, Battelle, and Nationwide Insurance - have entered into a partnership with other community organizations to establish the Central Ohio Health Information Exchange.
- Central Ohio Health Information Exchange‘s purpose is to assist primary care physicians and critical access hospitals successfully implement electronic health record technology.