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Mount Carmel East

Mount Carmel East
Mount Carmel Health System
Front of Mount Carmel East (construction) 1.jpg
Mount Carmel East undergoing renovation in 2018
Geography
LocationColumbus, Ohio, United States
Coordinates39°58′37″N 82°50′38″W / 39.977°N 82.844°W / 39.977; -82.844Coordinates: 39°58′37″N 82°50′38″W / 39.977°N 82.844°W / 39.977; -82.844
Organization
FundingPrivate
TypeShort Term Acute Care
Services
Emergency departmentLevel II trauma center
Beds419
HelipadFAA LID: 28OI[1]
Public transit accessBus transport Central Ohio Transit Authority 10, 25
History
Opened1972
Links
Websitewww.mountcarmelhealth.com/mount-carmel-east-hospital
ListsHospitals in Ohio

Mount Carmel East is a primary care hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Located on a 77-acre (31 ha) campus just outside of the suburb of Reynoldsburg, the hospital serves the east side of Columbus as well as other smaller communities. Mount Carmel East is part of Mount Carmel Health System, which was founded in 1886 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. It is located off Interstate 270[2] and is accessible from the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) public transport network. The hospital opened in 1972, and has expanded since, becoming the largest hospital in the Mount Carmel Health System network[3] and the fourth-largest hospital in Central Ohio.[4] U.S. News & World Report regionally ranked Mount Carmel East and West Hospitals as the 18th best performing hospitals in Ohio and high performing in four specialties and procedures.[5]

Mount Carmel East offers many treatments from specialists and services within its grounds. In 2003, a new four-story tower opened, dedicated to expanding both the heart diagnostic, surgical and treatment capacity along with a new maternity unit. In 2015, the hospital began a large expansion to accommodate the needs of the growing population on the east side of Columbus. This expansion consists of an entire reconstruction of the original structure. A new five-story patient tower and several additions to the hospital had the specific focus of expanding the capacity services offered on-site. This expansion is being driven to meet the needs of the growing population in the area. This project is not scheduled to be completed until 2019.

  1. ^ "AirNav: 28OI – Mount Carmel East Hospital Heliport". airnav.com. Retrieved 10 May 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Mount Carmel East". Mountcarmelhealth.com. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  3. ^ Carrie Ghose (3 February 2016). "Mount Carmel names new president for its largest hospital". Columbus Business First. American City Business Journals. Retrieved 11 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Newpoff, Laura (25 November 2015). "Top of the List: Central Ohio's biggest hospitals". bizjournals.com. American City Business Journals. Retrieved 12 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Mount Carmel East and West Hospitals: Columbus, Ohio". Health.usnews.com. Retrieved 2 September 2017.