Mission/Vision/Values :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

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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

Our Strategic Plan

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is on a Journey to Best.
Through our new strategic plan we will accelerate that journey with a vision of best outcomes achieved through the best people and the best programs. This is the roadmap for our success over the next five years and beyond. And it will enable us to continue to fulfill our promise that “When your child needs a hospital, everything matters.”

Nationwide Children’s Leadership

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000