The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Mount Carmel Health Systems are hoping to increase collaboration in clinical care, research and medical education.
The two organizations announced on Tuesday that they had signed an affiliation agreement
Dr. Steven G. Gabbe, Senior Vice President Health Sciences and CEO of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, said that the affiliation agreement builds on a history of collaboration between the two health systems.
Under the agreement, the two organizations plan to explore opportunities to collaborate in areas of serving underserved populations, improving access to primary care, managing the health of populations, expanding medical education for students and physicians, expanding patient access to clinical trials, implementing information technology solutions to facilitate care delivery and achieving scale cost efficiencies, according to a release from the OSU Medical Center.
“We look forward to working together to create innovative health care solutions that benefit our patients and the central Ohio community,” said Peter Geier, CEO of OSU Health System and COO of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
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