Mansfield, OH,
28
January
2016
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10:43 PM
Europe/Amsterdam

OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital partners with Nationwide Children’s Hospital for pediatric care

OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital welcomes Nationwide Children’s Hospital as a pediatric partner and to lead Mansfield Hospital’s pediatric hospitalist program. Together, Mansfield Hospital and Nationwide Children’s will provide expert, family-centered clinical care, including nursery, inpatient and outpatient, to neonates, children and families throughout Richland County and surrounding communities.

“We are excited to partner with nationally-recognized Nationwide Children’s Hospital. This expands community care for our smallest patients. To build upon the care of the respected pediatricians in the community, we will provide excellent specialized care in a hospital setting,” said Jean Halpin, president of Mansfield Hospital.

Other ways Nationwide Children’s serves Richland County and the surrounding communities include: cardiology (pediatric and adult congenital), electrocardiogram testing (EKG), echocardiogram (echo), gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, laboratory services, neurology, neurosurgery clinic, pediatric surgery and urology.

“We are excited to be Mansfield Hospital’s preferred partner for pediatric and adolescent health care,” said Darrell Mosby, vice president of Regional Development at Nationwide Children’s. “Together, we will focus on expanding the quality of care provided with a goal of keeping kids closer to home.”

About OhioHealth

OhioHealth is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit, charitable, healthcare organization with Methodist roots. Based in Columbus, Ohio, OhioHealth is currently recognized as one of the top five large health systems in America by Truven Health Analytics and has been for five years in a row. It is also recognized by FORTUNE Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” and has been for nine years in a row, 2007-2015.

Serving its communities since 1891, it is a family of 28,000 associates, physicians and volunteers, and a network of 11 hospitals, 50+ ambulatory sites, hospice, home-health, medical equipment and other health services spanning a 40-county area.

OhioHealth hospitals include OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, OhioHealth Marion General Hospital, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital, OhioHealth Shelby Hospital and OhioHealth Rehabilitation Hospital. For more information, please visit our website at www.ohiohealth.com.

About Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Ranked 9th of only 12 children's hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a medical staff of 1,100 and nearly 10,000 employees providing state-of-the-art pediatric care for one million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. Nationwide Children’s remains true to the original mission since its founding in 1892 of providing care regardless of a family’s ability to pay. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.