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Fourth consecutive award for quality patient care

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is proud to announce that we have received Vizient's 2016 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award for demonstrating superior performance as measured by Vizient's Quality and Accountability Study. This is the fourth consecutive year that Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has earned this quality award, and we are honored to be among the highest performing medical centers participating in this rigorous analysis.

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U.S. News & World Report

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has led the region for 24 years by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings. This is just one of the many accolades that recognize our superior patient care, quality, outcomes and patient safety.


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 Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute are all designated Magnet hospitals.


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

The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is nationally ranked by Vizient for its outstanding quality in patient care. This is exactly what you want in a hospital. Safety first. This doesn't happen by accident.


Ohio's Most Wired Hospital

We've been recognized as one of the nation's Most Wired hospitals 14 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.


The Most 'Top Doctors’ in Central Ohio

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has more “Top Doctors” than any other central Ohio hospital. Our physicians were selected by Castle Connolly because they are among the very best in their specialties.


Most Connected

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is one of the most connected hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report for our excellence in combining patient safety, patient engagement and clinical connectedness to improve patient care.


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.


Our patient safety gets an A

The Wexner Medical Center hospitals once again earned an A grade – the highest possible – for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score, compiled by the independent industry group, is designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections.


An NCI-designated Cancer Program

The National Cancer Institute has named Ohio State's Comprehensive Cancer Center "exceptional" – its highest ranking. Ours is one of only 45 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States.


Becker's Top 100 Great Hospitals

We've been recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the nation's Top 100 Great Hospitals for our strong history of innovation, top-notch patient care and leadership in clinical advancement which is backed by our forward-thinking research. Hospitals on the list are also considered a vital part of the community.


Six Units Recognized Nationally for Quality Nursing Care

OSU critical care nurses provide the best care to our patients who need it most. That's why six of our units have been recognized with the Beacon Award for Excellence – Acute Coronary Syndrome, Open Heart Surgery, Progressive Care, MICU, SICU and Bone Marrow Transplant.


Top Ranked by Healthgrades

We are among the top five percent of hospitals in the nation that deliver high-quality care across at least 21 of 32 common inpatient conditions and procedures, as evaluated by Healthgrades.

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