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All in for Good

Cardinal Health's commitment to the community

• Better patient outcomes
• Reduced prescription drug misuse
• Healthier communities

Our work in the community, while very focused, is also diverse.


Grant opportunities


The Cardinal Health Foundation funding helps spread evidence-based practices through hospitals, networks of healthcare providers and statewide efforts.

Community Giving Focus

Cardinal Health community giving focus areas

Retail Independent Pharmacy Scholarship Program

Since 2011 we have provided more than $5 million in scholarships to universities who are leaders in developing future independent pharmacists.

Supporting Population Health

Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. 75% of our healthcare dollars are spent treating preventable chronic diseases.

Academy for Excellence

Cardinal Health, a thought leader in healthcare, and The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, one of the foremost educational institutes in the world, have collaborated to create a new learning experience for hospital executives and teams. The objective of this Academy is to facilitate creation of sustainable and replicable performance improvement plans and activities to help healthcare organizations prepare for future growth and success.