Hospitals have a responsibility to improve the health and quality of life for children and families in the communities they serve. At Cincinnati Children’s, we view community benefit – programs and activities that provide treatment or promote health and healing, in response to community needs – as a major part of our role. The community benefit activities we pursue reflect our vision “to be the leader in improving child health.”
We bring our community benefit goals to life through our initiatives to promote positive health beyond the walls of the hospital. We are developing solutions to this region’s greatest health challenges, including infant mortality, obesity, preventable injuries and asthma. We demonstrate our commitment to the community by investing significant resources toward health objectives that:
- Improve access to healthcare
- Enhance the health of the community
- Advance healthcare or medical knowledge
- Lessen the burden on government or other community efforts
Cincinnati Children’s delivered $423.1 million in community benefit services in fiscal 2016.