- October 06, 2016
October 12th, 2016 - Wood County Hospital (WCH) will be hosting an introduction and ribbon cutting ceremony, open to the public, for the new Intensive Care Unit at the hospital on Wednesday, October 12th from 4:30pm to 6pm. Mayor Richard Edwards will be in attendance and will assist with the ribbon cutting. There will be refreshments and tours of the new patient rooms as well as a meet and greet with staff.
- September 14, 2016
Wood County Hospital Wellness Services, Team Recovery, the Governor's Cabinet Opiate Action Team, Wood County Educational Service Center, BGSU Recreation and Wellness, Wood County Opiate Task Force, and the Wood County Prevention Coalition, are joining forces to offer a free event to the community aimed at sharing information on the opiate epidemic that has impacted local communities, families and the state.
- August 16, 2016
Bowling Green, OH, August 2nd - Wood County Hospital offers the Eating for Good Health class to county employees and community members. This six week class is led by a Registered Dietitian and teaches the tools necessary to develop a healthy, workday eating plan.
- August 02, 2016
Area mothers and expectant mothers are invited to take part in this free event from 6:00pm Ė 8:00pm in the hospital meeting rooms. The event is being hosted in conjunction with World Breastfeeding week to celebrate mothers and children and to bring attention and awareness to the benefits of breastfeeding.
- August 01, 2016
Wood County Hospital will be at the Wood County Fair providing free health screenings, activities, and health education. Visit our booth under the Grandstand throughout the week! Also under the Grandstand will be our Parent/Baby Rest Station, open daily from 1 - 9 pm. Mothers will have a private nursing area and parents will have a clean place to change diapers. Free information available on car seat safety, breastfeeding and caring for your newborn.
- July 12, 2016
Wood County Hospital has been recognized by the American Hospital Association (AHA) as a Most Wired Hospital for the second year in a row! The 2016 Most Wired survey is a leading industry standard measuring IT use among hospitals.
- June 16, 2016
Area residents are invited to take a positive step toward improving their health by participating in Wood County Hospital's Community Wellness Day on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- May 10, 2016
New Doctor, Terrence Fondessy has joined Bowling Green Family Care Center and is taking new patients.
- May 10, 2016
Wood County Hospital Receives the Outstanding Patient Safety Excellence Award and the Outstanding Patient Experience Award.
- April 25, 2016
The new LenSx laser allows the surgeon to achieve superior outcomes compared to manual cataract surgery.
- March 23, 2016
The Center for Weight Loss Surgery at Wood County Hospital Achieves National Re-accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. Bowling Green, Ohio area center meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center according to national quality standards established to deliver safe, high quality bariatric patient care.
- February 29, 2016
Wood County Hospital has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals.
- February 04, 2016
The American Cancer Society announced the appointment of Robert S. Lavey, M.D., M.P.H of Perrysburg, OH to the 2016 East Central Division of American Cancer Society Board of Directors.
- November 05, 2015
Wood County Hospital will host its' Walk With a Doc walking program on Saturday, Nov.14, 2015 at 9 a.m. Walkers will enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk with Dr. Michael Lemon, medical director of Wood Health Company, and other healthcare professionals, who will provide support to the walkers and answer questions during the walk.
- October 01, 2015
Parents and their teen drivers are invited to attend an interactive program on Distracted Driving on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Wood County Hospital from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Program attendees will be able to experience the effects of Distracted Driving through the use of a simulator. A panel of presenters will provide sobering statistics and heartfelt stories of the costs of distracted Driving. To register call 419-354-8887.
- September 21, 2015
Wood County Hospital will host its' first "Just Walk TM" Walk with a Doc walking program on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at Wood County Hospital. Join Family Practice physician Nicholas Espinoza, DO and other people looking to improve their health for a walk around the Wood County Hospital campus. While you walk at your own pace, you'll have the opportunity to have questions answered by Dr. Espinoza.
- September 08, 2015
Area residents are invited to take a positive step toward improving their health by participating in Wood County Hospitalís Community Wellness Day on Friday, October 16, 2015 from 6:00 to 11:00 a.m. The event will offer a wide variety of low cost and free health screenings such as a comprehensive fasting blood test and vascular screenings for early detection of vascular disease. In addition, various free screenings and educational information will provide participants with an overview of their general health.
- August 25, 2015
On Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., Wood County Hospital will present The Power of Positivity as part of its Positively Pink Women's Health program series. The free program will take place in the Wood County Hospital meeting rooms.
- July 09, 2015
Wood County Hospital was named a 2015 Most Wired Hospital in the 17th annual HealthCare's Most Wired TM survey, released today by the American Hospital Association's Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
- July 01, 2015
The Wood County Hospital Emergency Department recently received two donations that will be used to improve the departmentís sexual assault examination process; a swab dryer and new clothing for assault victims.
- May 11, 2015
Three Wood County Hospital nurses received the Nurse Excellence Award on May 4, 2015 as part of the hospital's 2015 National Nurses Week observance. The winners were: Jodie Wint, RN for the Traditional Nurse category; Christine Wulff, RN for the Non-Traditional Nurse category; and Lori Tuck, RN, for the Leadership category. Now in it's fifth year, the Nurse Excellence Award is given annually to a nurse who is nominated by her peers, manager, or a physician.
- May 04, 2015
Wood County Hospital and the Bowling Green Police Division are sponsoring a free Personal Safety and Self Defense Class on Thursday, May 14 from 5:30. to 9 p.m. at Wood County Hospital.
- March 31, 2015
Wood County Hospital has signed up to use CommonWell Health Alliance services to enable healthcare providers to see patient health data from outside organizations within its Cerner electronic health record (EHR). Patients who receive care at its facility will be able to give their doctors and nurses access to medical records from outside health care organizations that participate in CommonWell.
- March 23, 2015
The Wood County Hospital Pharmacy Department is hosting a free Medication Safety Review program on Thursday, April 9 from 9 to 11 a.m.
- March 12, 2015
Women's Care of Wood County is hosting a community open house on Sunday, March 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. at their brand new facility located at 1214 Ridgewood Drive in Bowling Green. Bring a friend and join us. Enter to win a Kindle and a host of other prizes.
- January 27, 2015
The Wound Healing Center (WHC) is celebrating its 6th year in operation at Wood County Hospital on Friday, January 30, 2015 with a community open house from 2-4:30 p.m. Attendees with have an opportunity to meet the physicians and staff, tour the facility which includes two Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers, and win prizes. Free refreshments will be served. The Center is located in the Rehabilitation Services Building at 1037 Conneaut Ave., Suite 207. The phone number is (419) 373-7680.
- January 20, 2015
Eight hospitals in Northwest Ohio have formed Vantage Healthcare of Ohio, LLC in order to develop ways to improve care and efficiency. Vantage will enable its members to create new services, reduce costs, and provide easier access to healthcare in their local communities.
- January 01, 2015
As part of its Health Matters Lecture Series, Wood County Hospital is presenting a program on Osteoporosis with family physician David Barnes, M.D. on Tuesday, January 29, 2015 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the hospital meeting rooms. Dr. Barnes will discuss ways mature adults can improve upon their bone health. The program is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Call 419-354-8887 or register online at www.woodcountyhospital.org.
- November 06, 2014
Robert Lavey,M.D., MPH, radiation oncologist at the Maurer Family Cancer Center at Wood County Hospital appeared on toledonewsnow.com web chat on November 5, 2015. Dr. Lavey addressed viewers questions about cancer screenings, diagnosis and treatment.
- October 27, 2014
Back pain is a major health issue in the United States, but there are now many treatment options available to those who suffer from pain.