Quality and Recognition

Hospitals & Locations > Bethesda North Hospital

When you need emergency care, choose Bethesda North for the highest quality paired with timely attention. Here are some quick facts about the Bethesda North Emergency Department:

  • Ranked in the top 10 percent nationally for quality and top 13 percent for patient satisfaction
  • Treats more acute heart attacks than any other hospital in Greater Cincinnati
  • The only trauma center in Northern Cincinnati

National quality rankings are based on several factors including how quickly and effectively conditions such as heart attacks, strokes and pneumonia are treated.

Shorter Wait Times

Through a hospital-wide initiative, the Bethesda North Emergency Department has recently shortened waiting times by 30 to 40 percent, placing them among the best in the area and leading to higher patient satisfaction ratings.

"I believe we have the highest quality physicians, nurses and staff that work together as a team to provide you with the absolute highest quality care in an efficient, timely and caring manner," said Phillip Oblinger MD, emergency medicine physician at Bethesda North Hospital. "I trust my life, my family's lives and those of my neighbors and friends to the qualified and caring staff at the Bethesda North Emergency Department. I send them there all the time."

Bethesda North Hospital has been serving the community since 1970, longer than any other hospital in Northern Cincinnati. In fact, many emergency medical personnel in the region have learned their skills at Bethesda North Hospital, which has offered a paramedic training program since 1993.

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