HealthEquityTileOf Ohio’s 88 counties, all but five have more than 50% of their area classified as rural, and 65 counties have more than 90% considered rural.

Many of the people living in these counties rely on smaller community hospitals for their ongoing health care. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center frequently collaborates with and offers resources to these important hospitals across the state.

Healthy State Alliance

An alliance between The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center and Mercy Health to tackle Ohio’s most critical health issues while making health care more affordable and accessible.

Ohio State Health Network (OSHN)

To support strong, independent health care organizations in smaller communities, the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center provides OSHN member hospitals access to cost savings, learning opportunities and valuable resources.

The James Cancer Network (JCN)

The James Cancer Network is a collection of high-quality, forward-thinking health care providers who are bringing the latest and most advanced cancer services to their local communities. Through exclusive training, patient education, support programs and clinical research The James Cancer Network collaborates with affiliates to provide world-class care close to home.

Community Connect

A partnership that extends Ohio State Wexner Medical Center’s electronic medical records (EMR) resources to respective independent health care partners to help them optimize their own EMR platform for the sake of patient care quality.

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