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Blanchard Valley Health System is a nonprofit, integrated regional health system based in Findlay, a unique micropolitan community in Northwest Ohio. Governed by a community board of trustees representing large and small businesses, education, law, medicine and finance, BVHS oversees all operations.

With more than 125 years of service to the community, BVHS is prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century. BVHS has grown from a single hospital to a comprehensive health system offering the Northwest Ohio region a full continuum of care. Blanchard Valley Hospital was named a Truven Health Analytics Top 100 Hospital in 2005, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Blanchard Valley Health System is committed to focusing on providing quality care to the communities it serves, while providing fair pricing. BVHS provides a team approach to healing and believes visits from family and friends can be a significant factor in a speedy recovery. Blanchard Valley Health System earned a “Gold” level award from The Partnership for Excellence – Ohio, West Virginia and Indiana’s Performance Excellence Program in 2016 and 2017.

Blanchard Valley Health System is composed of two hospitals, Blanchard Valley Medical Practices, Birchaven Village, Independence House, Bridge Home Health and Hospice, HANCO EMS, Beyond MedSpa and Northwest Ohio Medical Equipment. Blanchard Valley Medical Practices is a group of primary and specialty care physicians and providers owned by BVHS. Their medical practices are dedicated to providing extraordinary care to every patient who enters their doors. BVHS is here for you and your family every step of the way to provide care for a lifetime.

BVHS is one of the largest employers in the area with approximately 3,000 associates and serves an eight-county area that includes Hancock, Allen, Putnam, Henry, Wood, Seneca, Wyandot and Hardin Counties.

In addition, a dedicated group of more than 400 volunteers support BVHS through their contributions of both time and money. As part of the BVHS family, the Auxiliary is a major contributor to Blanchard Valley Health System’s standards of excellence.

To learn more about Blanchard Valley Health System, visit bvhealthsystem.org. Blanchard Valley Health System can also be found on Facebook and Instagram. w