The Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio (HCNO) is a regional hospital association that represents and advocates for its Voting, Affiliate and Associate members. Northwest Ohio Shared Services, which was separately incorporated in 1978, is the regional marketing arm for a national group purchasing organization.

HCNO’s community services include community health assessments, and planning and evaluation services.

Regional programs include the Northwest Ohio Pathways HUBNorthwest Ohio Disaster Preparedness, advance care planning and the Northwest Ohio Regional Trauma Registry.