The Franklin County Community Health Needs Assessment Steering Committee is pleased to present Franklin County HealthMap2016.

The assessment provides residents of central Ohio with a comprehensive overview of our community's health status and needs. It is also used by local providers to identify and implement strategies that help determine future health investments, activities and priorities for the central Ohio community. Click here to view the report in full. For more background on community health needs assessments, click here.
 



 

 

 

The Central Ohio Hospital Council has released Caring
for Our Community
, a report which highlights the community benefits and the economic impacts of
the four Franklin County hospital systems. To view
the Caring for Our Community report, click here
or call the Central Ohio Hospital Council at
(614) 358-2710 to have a copy mailed to you.

PCES Task Force

Central Ohio hospitals have joined  with the Central Ohio Trauma System (COTS), Franklin County ADAMH Board (ADAMH), and The Columbus Foundation to develop the Psychiatric Crisis and Emergency System Task Force (PCES) to improve the psychiatric crisis and emergency services system in Franklin County. Stakeholders from around the community have developed a set of recommendations to improve the way psychiatric care is provided to those in need. Read more about this work by visiting www.PCEStaskforce.org


Central Ohio Infant Mortality/Preterm Birth Initiative
Infant mortality, the death of a baby before his/her first birthday, is a public health crisis in the central Ohio community.  Franklin County's infant mortality rate in 2011 was 9.8, with an Ohio rate of 7.9.  Ohio has the 8th worst infant mortality rate in the nation.

Through the Ohio Better Birth Outcome collaborative, central Ohio healthcare providers are working together to reduce the number of infant deaths and incidents of preterm birth through clinical interventions. For an overview of the issues surrounding infant mortality and preterm birth in central Ohio, click here. Click through the initiatives listed below to learn more about the central Ohio collaborations around reducing infant mortality.

Dublin Methodist Hospital Doctors Hospital Riverside Methodist Hospital Ohio State University Medical Center The James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute Mount Carmel West Grant Medical Center Nationwide Children’s Hospital Ohio State University East Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical HospitalMount Carmel St. Ann’sMount Carmel East

Central Ohio Hospital Council
Click on the yellow dots to visit hospital websites.

Commitment to Collaboration:
Central Ohio Hospitals share a common belief that many of the issues facing our local healthcare system can be addressed much more effectively when hospitals work in collaboration.  To learn more about the many collaborative initiatives being undertaken by the Franklin County hospital systems, view the Commitment to Collaboration report.

Other collaborative initiatives at the Council include:

Mental Health
   
Community Health Needs Assessment

Health Information Translations

Supplier Diversity

For a list of all of the collaborative initiatives being undertaken by our hospital systems through the COHC, visit our "Issues/Advocacy" page.
 

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Upcoming Events

6/8/16- Health System CEOs Present Franklin County HealthMap2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6/22/16 - Franklin County Mental Health Bedboard Meeting

6/23/16 - Supplier Diversity Meeting

7/5/16 - Franklin County PCES Workgroup Meeting

7/19/16- Energy Efficiency Collaboration

 





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