Your first step into The Ohio State University Medical Center
Making the Grade
Ohio State Helps City Make HealthGrades List
The Ohio State University Medical Center is one reason why Columbus is on HealthGrades' first-ever list of "America's Top 50 Cities for Hospital Care." The list identified hospitals performing in the top 5 percent in a nationwide assessment of 26 medical procedures and diagnoses. HealthGrades then ranked cities by highest percentage of these distinguished hospitals. The rankings are based on a comprehensive study of patient death and complication rates at the nation's nearly 5,000 hospitals.
Comprehensive Cancer Center Receives Highest Rating
Ohio State's Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute received a rating of "exceptional" — the highest rating possible — on its five-year Support Grant renewal application to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) This renews Ohio State's designation as a NCI comprehensive cancer center for another five years. Ohio State is one of only 40 centers in the country with this designation.
Close to Home
New Ambulatory Care Center to Open
Ohio State’s newest ambulatory care center, CarePoint East, will open in July. Located at the I-670/Leonard Avenue exit on Taylor Avenue, it will house a wide variety of medical services, including internal medicine, orthopaedics, physical therapy, radiology/imaging and spine care. Some services from University Hospital East, such as pre-admission testing, will relocate to CarePoint East.
The Top Docs
The 2011–2012 "Best Doctors in America" list contains great news: A total of 483 out of 558 — or 87 percent — of the central Ohio physicians who are on the list are Ohio State faculty. This means you can expect to see some of the nation's most respected specialists and outstanding primary care physicians when you are here.