About HCNO


The Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio (HCNO) is a member-driven regional hospital association that represents and advocates on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems. HCNO also provides collaborative opportunities for its members and community partners to improve the health and well-being of Northwest Ohio’s residents. Additionally, HCNO has an affiliated group purchasing organization, Northwest Ohio Shared Services.

Community services and regional programs provided by HCNO include:

HCNO also provides administration and staffing for Toledo/Lucas County CareNet, a nonprofit organization that provides a charity care network, care coordination and insurance application assistance in Lucas County. Plus, HCNO coordinates Healthy Lucas County, a coalition of community health improvement organizations, and Fostering Healthy Communities, a collaboration among Mercy Health, ProMedica and the University of Toledo Medical Center.