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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center leads the region in the "America's Best Hospitals" rankings by U.S.News & World Report. Ohio State has been recognized for 22 years as a top-performing hospital.

Among public universities, The Ohio State University’s College of Medicine ranked 12th in the country on the 2015 U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Graduate Schools" list. Overall, the College ranks as one of the top-40 medical schools in the nation.

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The First ANCC Magnet Recognition

We're proud to be the first health system in central Ohio to have a hospital achieve Magnet Recognition, one of the highest honors awarded for nursing excellence. The Ross Heart Hospital, University Hospital, and The James are all designated Magnet hospitals.


Ohio's Most Wired Hospital

We've been recognized as one of the nation's Most Wired hospitals 11 times by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, more than any hospital in Ohio. The award recognizes technology infrastructure and use in management, and clinical quality and safety.


Superior performance. High quality. Safe. Efficient. Patient Centered.

The Wexner Medical Center is the Midwest’s highest ranked hospital for safety and patient care. This is exactly what you want in a hospital. Safety first. This doesn’t happen by accident.


U.S.News & World Report

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has led the region for 22 years in U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals" rankings. Our College of Medicine ranks 12th in the country among public universities in the magazine's "America's Best Graduate Schools" list.


The Most 'Best Doctors in America'

On Best Doctors Inc.'s most recent "Best Doctors in America" list, 79 percent of the central Ohio honorees were Ohio State faculty. They practice at OSU Wexner Medical Center hospitals, Nationwide Children's Hospital, or as Ohio State faculty at another local health organization.


Top Ranked by Healthgrades

We had more treatments ranked – 18 – than any other central Ohio hospital in the Healthgrades 2013 national survey of clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, patient safety and health conditions.


HIMSS Stage 7 Award

We've received the highest award from HIMSS Analytics, which tracks hospitals' progress on the Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model. We're the first in Ohio to achieve this advanced level, which allows us to provide more efficient, effective and better coordinated care to our patients.


An NCI-designated Cancer Program

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has named Ohio State's Comprehensive Cancer Center "exceptional" – its highest ranking. Ours is one of only 41 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States.