Top 20 hospitals in Ohio ranked by net patient revenue
With a population of nearly 11.8 million, Ohio is the seventh-most populous state in the U.S. Ohioans have access to more than 320 hospitals and 15 integrated delivery networks (IDNs), according to Definitive Healthcare data.
Below, we’ve compiled a list of the top 20 hospitals in Ohio based on net patient revenue (NPR) using HospitalView. NPR is a standard for measuring the financial performance of healthcare organizations. It approximates what hospitals get paid for serving patients and is, therefore, a proxy for hospital prices.
Ohio hospitals with the highest net patient revenues in 2021
|Rank||Hospital name||City||State||NPR||# of discharges||# of staffed beds||Explore dataset|
|1||Cleveland Clinic Main Campus||Cleveland||OH||$6,037,196,525||51,463||1,326||Explore|
|2||UH Rainbow Babies & Childrens Hospital||Cleveland||OH||$2,240,719,361||7,882||231||Explore|
|3||University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (FKA University Hospitals Case Medical Center)||Cleveland||OH||$2,240,719,360||30,932||638||Explore|
|4||Cincinnati Childrens Burnet Campus||Cincinnati||OH||$2,226,690,085||16,379||623||Explore|
|5||Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (AKA Ohio State University Hospital)||Columbus||OH||$2,196,385,250||48,902||644||Explore|
|6||Nationwide Childrens Hospital||Columbus||OH||$1,887,141,661||17,680||706||Explore|
|7||The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute||Columbus||OH||$1,703,968,748||14,988||356||Explore|
|8||OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital||Columbus||OH||$1,586,915,630||41,318||748||Explore|
|9||ProMedica Toledo Hospital||Toledo||OH||$1,281,970,718||31,615||708||Explore|
|10||Miami Valley Hospital||Dayton||OH||$1,279,518,459||38,918||878||Explore|
|11||MetroHealth Medical Center||Cleveland||OH||$1,198,414,631||21,065||552||Explore|
|12||University of Cincinnati Medical Center (FKA University Hospital)||Cincinnati||OH||$1,095,503,002||23,071||518||Explore|
|13||Summa Health System - Akron Campus (AKA Akron City Hospital)||Akron||OH||$1,033,997,033||37,769||581||Explore|
|14||Akron Childrens Hospital||Akron||OH||$999,491,193||9,310||268||Explore|
|15||OhioHealth Grant Medical Center||Columbus||OH||$868,231,889||17,499||443||Explore|
|16||The Christ Hospital||Cincinnati||OH||$837,776,134||21,132||458||Explore|
|17||Good Samaritan Hospital||Cincinnati||OH||$786,704,185||17,492||370||Explore|
|18||Mount Carmel East||Columbus||OH||$772,394,997||29,205||363||Explore|
|20||Bethesda North Hospital||Cincinnati||OH||$754,825,195||23,572||414||Explore|
Which hospital had the highest net patient revenue?
Non-profit Cleveland Clinic Main Campus in Cleveland had the highest net patient revenue among hospitals in Ohio, with nearly $6.04 billion. The hospital also has the highest numbers of discharges (51,463) and staffed beds (1,326) in the state.
Cleveland Clinic is consistently ranked one of the best hospitals in the U.S. and the world. It joins several U.S. health systems expanding into global markets in recent years. The hospital’s international reputation enables it to grow its revenue outside of Ohio.
In second place is University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, with $2.24 billion. Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital is a children's teaching hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
The hospital has a neonatal intensive care unit, a pediatric intensive care unit, and a level 1 pediatric trauma center. These high-cost, specialized services contribute to the hospital’s high NPR, despite its relatively low numbers of discharges (7,882) and staffed beds (231).
Rounding out the top three is the non-profit University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, an academic medical center also affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. The hospital’s NPR was $2.24 billion. University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center competes with Cleveland Clinic Health System.
Combined, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, and UH Cleveland Medical Center earned more than $10.5 billion in NPR.
What is net patient revenue?
Net patient revenue (NPR) is the aggregate money generated from patient services collected from payors, including private insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare. Hospitals calculate their NPR to paint a clear picture of their financial strength, develop meaningful business strategies, and help ensure that all departments are adequately funded.
A hospital can calculate its net patient revenue by subtracting patient discounts from its total patient revenue. Metrics like contractual adjustments, charitable donations, foundation earnings, and bad debt are not included in these calculations.
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