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Hospitals employed more than 255,000 Ohioans and paid more than $17.7 billion
in direct wages in 2016.
Member hospitals work with clinical leaders and data analysts through the OHA Institute for Health Innovation to tackle statewide health issues.
Ohio hospitals invested more than
$3 billion in community benefit activities
in 2016 to improve the health of local
citizens, neighborhoods and communities
they serve, up from $1.54 billion prior to
expansion of Medicaid eligibility.
Through telehealth services, Ohio hospitals have increased access to care, lowered costs, improved patient satisfaction and, most importantly, improved clinical outcomes.
Ohio hospitals strive to achieve the Triple Aim—better patient care, improved population health, and lower costs—and environmental stewardship has become an important strategic consideration to meet those aims.