Gold Sponsors


Mount Carmel Health System, comprised of over 10,000 employees, 2,000 physicians and 900 volunteers, serves more than a million patients in Central Ohio each year. As one of the largest integrated health systems in the community, Mount Carmel provides people-centered care at four hospitals - Mount Carmel East, Mount Carmel West, Mount Carmel St. Ann's and Mount Carmel New Albany - an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, free-standing emergency centers, outpatient facilities, surgery centers, urgent care centers, primary care and specialty care physician offices, community outreach sites and homes across the region.

Mount Carmel is committed to safe, high-quality care and continues to win national recognition for clinical performance and patient experience. Mount Carmel is also dedicated to education, with offerings that include ongoing continuing medical education opportunities, six physician residency programs, and one of Ohio's largest undergraduate, graduate and doctor of nursing programs.

As a health ministry with a charitable mission, Mount Carmel provides considerable uncompensated benefit to the community each year, and the system and its employees are actively involved in vital business, civic and social service organizations. Mount Carmel is a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation.

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Cardinal Health, Inc. is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospitals, healthcare systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide. The company provides clinically proven medical products and pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency from hospital to home. Cardinal Health connects patients, providers, payers, pharmacists and manufacturers for integrated care coordination and better patient management. As a distributor, Cardinal Health helps ensure pharmacists, and the consumers they serve, have access to medications they need while working to help prevent prescription drug diversion; therefore, along with its education partners, Cardinal Health created Generation Rx, a national program to help prevent the misuse of prescription medications.

Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, with more than 40,000 employees in nearly 60 countries, Cardinal Health ranks among the top 25 on the Fortune 500

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Columbus Springs Hospitals provides inpatient and outpatient treatment services to adults suffering from mental illness and/or addiction.

Our goal is to consistently deliver quality, evidence-based treatment using a program centered approach intended to reach beyond the typical crisis stabilization model commonly used throughout the industry.

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Silver Sponsors


Franklin University’s College of Health & Public Administration provides educational pathways that enable busy healthcare professionals to achieve their personal goals and adapt to the changing needs of their organizations. The College offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs designed for career advancement with learning formats and flexible scheduling that meet the unique demands of ambitious executives.

Grounded in theory and designed for practice, our programs fully integrate conceptual and experiential learning. The online Doctor of Healthcare Administration program can be completed in 3 years and features built-in support through an embedded dissertation, learning communities including faculty advisers and two on campus colloquia. The Master of Healthcare Administration can be completed online in 14 months and GRE requirements may be waived for qualified applicants. Students benefit from Franklin’s generous transfer credit policy enabling doctoral students to transfer up to 24 credits toward their degrees, while master’s-level students can apply professional credentials and training for up to 4 credits.

Ever mindful of the importance of the service that our students and graduates provide in our communities, the curriculum is underscored by a high degree of ethical standards and informed with the wisdom of public and private sector leaders to keep it fresh, relevant and respected.

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Heapy Engineering is a nationally recognized Design Engineering Firm and is ranked in the Top 15 of Healthcare Design firms in the USA. Heapy provides innovative, energy efficient and patient focused Mechanical, Electrical and Technology Systems Design, Commissioning, Planning and Sustainability Services. These services are provided for the Healthcare, Education, Corporate, Mission Critical, Government and Cultural markets. Heapy Engineering maintains its ISO Certification to ensure company-wide a consistently high-level of quality and performance delivery across all market types and within all regions.

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The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital Realizing that no cancer is routine because each case is biologically different, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute strives to create a cancer-free world by integrating scientific research with excellence in education and patient-centered care, a strategy that leads to better methods of prevention, detection and treatment. Ohio State is one of 48 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers and one of only a few centers funded by the NCI to conduct both phase I and phase II clinical trials on novel anticancer drugs sponsored by the NCI. As the cancer program’s 308-bed adult patient-care component, The James is one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation as ranked by U.S. News & World Report and has achieved Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center—the highest honor an organization can receive for quality patient care and professional nursing practice. With 21 floors and more than 1.1 million square feet, The James is a transformational facility that fosters collaboration and integration of cancer research and clinical care among the cancer program’s more than 330 researchers and nearly 200 clinical subspecialists.

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Aurora Diagnostics is a leading independent pathology services and cancer diagnostics company, offering integrated diagnostic and personalized medicine consultations and information technology solutions to physicians and hospital systems. Our pathologists provide diagnostic opinions and work collaboratively with referring physicians to determine appropriate patient treatment options. We also provide services to pharmaceutical companies and other research entities to support their efforts to develop new cancer treatments.

Aurora Diagnostics operates 29 community-based pathology practices with over 200 board-certified pathologists. We provide services to a broad array of physician specialists, including dermatologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, family practitioners, gastroenterologists, urologists, general surgeons and oncologists.

Our client-centric approach to providing diagnostic services is driven by our belief that the practice of medicine and the delivery of healthcare are both personal and best delivered locally. With our extensive pathology expertise, we are able to support comprehensive integrated approaches to patient care.

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Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is part of one of the most comprehensive health sciences campuses in the country, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center includes the College of Medicine and its School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; the Office of Health Sciences, including the OSU Physicians, Inc. and the OSU Faculty Group Practice; various research centers, programs and institutes; The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute; and the Ohio State Health System, which includes University Hospital, University Hospital East, Ohio State Harding Hospital, the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital, the Ohio State Brain and Spine Hospital, the Ohio State Primary Care Network, CarePoint multispecialty outpatient facilities and Ohio State Walk-in Care Upper Arlington.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Ohio State Wexner Medical Center to its list of “America’s Best Hospitals,” based on quality, outcomes and reputation, for the 24th consecutive year. In addition, the College of Medicine ranked 33rd among medical schools in the 2017 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” according to U.S. News.

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