Mission, Vision & Values

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Our Mission

Nationwide Children's believes that no child should be refused necessary care and attention for lack of ability to pay. Upon this fundamental belief, Nationwide Children's is committed to providing the highest quality:

  • Patient care
  • Advocacy for children and families
  • Pediatric research
  • Education of patients, families and future providers
  • Outstanding service to accommodate the needs of patients and families

Our Vision

Best outcomes in everything we do, together delivering the best health care for children.

Our Values

As one team we:

Do the Right Thing
  • We always act with integrity and honesty
  • We are inclusive and respectful of everyone
Create a Safe day Every day
  • We make safety our personal commitment
  • We communicate clearly and completely
  • We routinely seek input from others and always support our colleagues
Promote Health and Well Being
  • We balance work and life demands
  • We generate optimism and energy in one another
  • We advance our health, and the health of our community
Are Agile and Innovative
  • We embrace and manage change
  • We foster a streamlined and entrepreneurial environment
  • We generate and share new knowledge and ideas
Get Results
  • We’re accountable (we do what we say we’ll do)
  • We’re determined (we get the desired result)
  • We’re committed to constant improvement
  • We leverage our diverse strengths