About Us

Bethesda Inc. is founder of bi3, on a mission to transform health for all people in Greater Cincinnati by fueling innovation and health equity through grant-making, and co-sponsor of TriHealth, the leading integrated health delivery system in Southwest Ohio. bi3 leverages its strategic partnership with TriHealth to spark and scale new approaches to healthcare and partners with community-based organizations to fuel new solutions to deep-seated community health issues. Since 2010, Bethesda Inc. has invested over $86 million to transform and enhance health in Greater Cincinnati.

In addition, Bethesda Inc. directly oversees the operations of the Bethesda Fertility Center and Bethesda Foundation, which provides support for Bethesda North Hospital, Bethesda Butler Hospital, Bethesda Arrow SpringsHospice of Cincinnati, and Fernside, the nation’s second-oldest children’s grief center. 

Bethesda Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization established in 1983 to serve as the parent company of Bethesda Hospitals and other Bethesda entities. Our legacy dates to 1896.

Our Mission: Transform the health and well-being of all people in Greater Cincinnati by investing in innovative ideas and supporting Bethesda entities and TriHealth to be market leaders.

Vision: All people in Greater Cincinnati achieve their best health.

Purpose: Lead the way to a day when every person has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible; when a person’s health can no longer be predicted by race, ethnicity, ability or zip code.

Core Values: Respecting all people; Valuing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Honoring our Spiritual Heritage; Building Trust; Being Courageous.