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The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is a comprehensive network of hospitals that includes the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, the Arthur G. James Cancer Center and Institute, the Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, University Hospital, University East Hospital, and Harding Hospital.  In June of 2010, it began the largest expansion project in Ohio State’s history and scheduled for completion in 2014, the newly completed Critical Care Tower will be a state-of-the art center for oncology and critical care.  It has been recognized among the nation’s best, according to U.S. News and World Report.  It is the only adult hospital in central Ohio ranked in 10 or more specialties.  In addition, it encompasses a wide network of primary and specialty care services under its coverage.

Research takes place in numerous sites in our institution.  The Biomedical Research Tower opened in 2006 and houses world renowned scientists performing research in a wide latitude of disciplines.  There are currently over 1000 active research studies in every medical specialty.  Our department is a leading center of research worldwide in MRI technology, with groundbreaking research being performed in the Philips 7 Tesla and 3 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems at the Wright Center of Innovation in Biomedical Imaging.  Currently, there are 8 clinical 3T systems for patient care and a 10 1.5 T magnets.

U.S. News & World Report rankings of America's Best College continues to rank Ohio State among the nation's top 25 public institutions, and the only public university in Ohio on that list.  The College of Medicine is ranked 38th in the 2014 list of America’s best medical schools.  We train over 750 residents annually in 65 accredited graduate and residency programs every year.

The OSU Medical Center has been named one of the top 100 health care networks in the country for its use of communications technology to better serve patients, medical staff and external business associates. Ohio State was the only Ohio hospital system to make the "Most Wired" list, which was compiled by Hospitals & Health Networks. For numerous consecutive years, The American Hospital Association presented its "Innovator Award" to Ohio State for its groundbreaking use of information technologies in patient care.  We were the first hospital in central Ohio to achieve a Magnet status for nursing excellence and the first to also earn a Magnet redesignation.

The operating budget for the OSU Wexner Medical center is over $1.9 billion.  Last year, we accommodated nearly 1.3 million outpatient visits, 56,170 patient admissions, 4054 births, 122,499 Emergency Department visits, 16,248 in-patient surgeries, and 21,452 out-patient surgeries.  We provided over $221 million in community benefits through charity care, outreach efforts and other support.  Of 558 local physicians, 483 named to the 2011-12 Best Doctors in America list were OSU faculty members, including 9 from the Department of Radiology.

Learn more about the rich and diverse accomplishments of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Department of Radiology at the following:

Rankings and Awards
Points of Pride
The New James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute