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Live It in a Pinch

September 20, 2023 8:07 am Published by

September is National Fruits & Veggies Month, so Registered Dietitian Andrea Miller is sharing her favorite way to cook vegetables: roasting them! This particular recipe features summer vegetables that are readily available locally right now, however, you can roast almost any vegetable you’d like, and it’s SO easy, delicious and nutritious. Get the recipe here:... View Article

Live It in a Pinch – August 2023

August 24, 2023 12:33 pm Published by

In this month’s episode of Live It in a Pinch, Registered Dietitian Andrea Miller walks us through a simple, colorful and (as always) nutritious rainbow vegetable peanut noodle recipe! This delicious dish can be served hot or cold, and comes together really quickly. Get the recipe here: Enjoy!!  

Blood Drive

August 14, 2023 9:05 am Published by

An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at CHWC Montpelier Hospital on Thursday, September 7, 2023 from 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m. in the community room. Make your appointment now by visiting or calling 1-800-REDCROSS.   Red Cross Blood Drive Date: Thursday, September 7, 2023 Time: 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Location: Montpelier Hospital (Community Room) To... View Article

Exceptional Provider Award

August 8, 2023 11:07 am Published by

Congratulations to Dr. Jodi Tinkel of the CHWC Cardiology Clinic for earning our CHWC Exceptional Provider Award! In the 17 years she has been practicing cardiology, Dr. Tinkel has made a significant impact in the lives of her patients.     Dr. Tinkel earned her medical degree with honors in 2000 from the Medical College... View Article

Mindfulness at CHWC

August 1, 2023 8:24 am Published by

Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a highly valuable, evidence-based eight-week program that benefits participants in many ways—from reducing stress to improving interpersonal relationships to addressing depression, anxiety and even chronic pain. The program was established in 1979 by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and has grown to such popularity that... View Article

Live It in a Pinch – July 2023

July 25, 2023 11:56 am Published by

This delicious Super Greens Mediterranean Pasta is quick, easy, loaded with nutritious ingredients and can even reduce food waste! A special thanks to Registered Dietitian Andrea Miller for yet another incredible recipe and demonstration. You can view all of our episodes of Live It in a Pinch on our YouTube channel, and browse through our... View Article

Welcome, Dr. Kaminsky!

July 11, 2023 3:43 pm Published by

CHWC warmly welcomes Dr. Anthony Kaminsky to the CHWC General Surgery Clinic! Dr. Kaminsky provides a wide range of surgical care—from hernia repairs and appendectomies to endoscopies and laparoscopies—with Dr. Jose Parodi at our clinic. Dr. Kaminsky is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, and earned his doctorate in osteopathic medicine frome... View Article

Live It in a Pinch – June 2023

June 19, 2023 1:09 pm Published by

You’ll never guess what the secret ingredient is in these delicious, simple “cookie dough” balls! (Okay, fine, we’ll just tell you: it’s chickpeas.) Watch now as Registered Dietitian Andrea Miller mixes up a batch of her irresistible, family favorite treats that she dubbed Cookie Dough 2.0! You can view all of our episodes of Live... View Article

Patient Testimonial

June 1, 2023 12:24 pm Published by

Thank you so much to Mr. Jaycee Riley for sitting down with us and discussing his successful treatment at the CHWC Pain Management Clinic with Dr. Giedraitis. We’re so happy that Mr. Riley is doing so well and has had such a great experience at our clinic!!   Learn more about our Pain Management Clinic... View Article

Live It in a Pinch – May 2023

May 22, 2023 3:28 pm Published by

This month’s Live It in a Pinch features an easy, filling and nutritious egg salad recipe that features egg, avocado and gut-healthy sauerkraut. You won’t believe how quickly this all comes together! Recipe:    

Run for Your Heart 2023

May 12, 2023 11:49 am Published by

2023 Run for Your Heart  Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Run for Your Heart 5K/10K! Photos from in-person event: 5K results: 10K results:   VIRTUAL EVENT Dates: June 17–July 1, 2023 Complete on your own time, in the location of your choosing. Shirt pickup deadline was July 14, 2023.... View Article

Quarterly Mindful Meditation Group

May 5, 2023 1:06 pm Published by

CHWC is pleased to offer mindful meditation sessions quarterly in 2023. Sessions consist of a 20–25 minute lightly-guided meditation with optional discussion/community building time (15–20 minutes) to follow. Participants are not required to commit to all four sessions, and can choose to participate in only the guided meditation, or stay for the discussion. These sessions... View Article

Exceptional Provider Award – Dr. George Magill

April 20, 2023 1:58 pm Published by

Please join us in honoring Dr. George Magill, our inaugural recipient of the CHWC Exceptional Provider Award! This award is given to providers who exemplify the high quality of care expected at CHWC and by living up to our mission, vision and core values every day. Dr. Magill has been practicing medicine for 37 years,... View Article

5-Star Awards Earned

April 13, 2023 2:28 pm Published by

We are pleased to announce that CHWC’s inpatient, acute inpatient, radiation oncology and wound care teams earned 5-star awards from Professional Research Consultants (PRC), scoring in the top 10% nationally! Our staff’s dedication to providing comprehensive, patient-centered care has made it possible to achieve this level of excellence, and for patients to receive exceptional care... View Article

Mindfulness Courses Rescheduled!

March 13, 2023 12:40 pm Published by

Please note that the mindfulness courses that had been scheduled for this spring have been rescheduled for this upcoming fall. Mindful Stress Reduction for students will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 (split by ages 10–13 and 14–18), and an 8-week virtual Mindful Self-Compassion for Adults course will be held on Wednesdays, September 13–November... View Article

Live It in a Pinch – March 2023

March 12, 2023 8:13 am Published by

In this month’s episode of Live It in a Pinch, Registered Dietitian Andrea Miller reworks a past Live It recipe to make it much quicker and easier. This recipe for fish tacos is perfect for a busy weeknight or any time you want to throw a great meal together in about 15 minutes! Recipe: View Article

Masking Policy Update

March 1, 2023 9:04 am Published by

Based on the current declining trend of Williams County’s transmission levels and respiratory viruses, wearing masks is optional at CHWC facilities, effective March 1, 2023. CHWC’s masking policy follows guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and recommendations from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which are based on county transmission levels. Recently, Williams... View Article

Live It in a Pinch – February 2023

March 1, 2023 8:46 am Published by

We’re serving up another pantry staples edition of Live It in a Pinch! Watch now as Registered Dietitian Andrea Miller demonstrates this quick, easy Beans & Greens Breakfast Skillet, and try it for yourself at home!   Recipe: Watch more episodes of Live It on our YouTube channel, and get our full catalog of... View Article

Live It in a Pinch – January 2023

January 20, 2023 12:39 pm Published by

In this month’s episode of Live It in a Pinch, Andrea Miller, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Education Specialist, demonstrates a quick, healthy and flavorful tuna pasta using pantry staples! This recipe is perfect for an easy, healthy weeknight (or anytime!) meal. Watch the 5-minute demonstration now, and get the recipe for tuna pasta to try... View Article

Direct Access Testing

January 17, 2023 12:57 pm Published by

CHWC offers direct access testing at our laboratories, which eliminates the need for a doctor’s order for certain lab tests. Patients who are uninsured, have a health savings account, have a high deductible or who don’t want to file a claim to their insurance may request the tests they need at a low out-of-pocket expense.... View Article

Employee Philanthropy Program Wrap-Up

January 4, 2023 8:55 am Published by

In 2022, the CHWC Employee Philanthropy Program (EPP) provided $41,105 in funding to local organizations that help with health, food, housing and safety needs, as well as employees and their families who are facing a sudden, unexpected financial need. Here is a breakdown of what was granted in 2022: The Center for Child and Family Advocacy... View Article

Cath Lab Dedicated

December 20, 2022 2:00 pm Published by

On December 2, 2022, CHWC honored cardiologist Dr. Damoder Kesireddy by naming our cardiac catheterization lab after him: the Dr. Damoder Kesireddy Cardiac Cath Lab. Dr. Kesireddy has served countless patients in our community since 1981, and we are so grateful for the decades of life-saving care he has provided. We are also thrilled that... View Article

Live It – Holiday Edition!

December 13, 2022 12:06 pm Published by

Don’t miss our Christmas edition of Live It in a Pinch! In this episode, CHWC Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Andrea Miller (maybe with the help of a special guest, too! ) demonstrates how to make a filling, nutrient-rich sweet potato breakfast casserole to start you off on the right foot on Christmas morning. Get the recipe here,... View Article

Live It – Turkey Tortilla Soup

November 21, 2022 11:27 am Published by

Just in time for the holidays, here’s a healthy way to use your leftover turkey in this delicious turkey tortilla soup! You can even save your bones and make your own broth using a throwback Live It bone broth recipe from November 2017. Enjoy!  

Welcome, Dr. Parodi!

November 1, 2022 8:26 am Published by

CHWC warmly welcomes Dr. Jose Parodi to our General Surgery Clinic! Dr. Parodi provides a wide range of surgical services, from appendectomies and bowel surgeries to hernia repairs and much more.   Jose E. Parodi, MD, FACS Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine Diplomate Medical Degree: University of the... View Article

Live It – Plant-Based Taco Filling

October 28, 2022 2:49 pm Published by

We have another budget friendly themed episode of Live It in a Pinch on the menu for you! In this video, Registered Dietitian Andrea Miller demonstrates how to make a healthy, inexpensive and tasty plant-based taco filling that costs less than $1 per serving to make.       Get the recipe here, and be... View Article

Congratulations, Michelle Chester!

October 20, 2022 9:04 am Published by

Congratulations to Michelle Chester, BSN, RN, CWON, for recently earning her wound-ostomy certification through Emory University! Michelle works with Dr. George Magill in the CHWC Wound Care Clinic to treat acute and chronic wounds, provide ostomy care and education and much more. We are so excited for Michelle and we appreciate her hard work and... View Article

CHWC Dietitian Andrea Miller

Live It – Basic Fried Rice

September 26, 2022 2:00 pm Published by

The theme of our latest episode of Live It in a Pinch is budget friendly! CHWC Dietitian Andrea Miller demonstrates how to make a delicious, customizable basic fried rice that can cost as little as $1 per serving to make. Get the recipe here or check out our entire catalog of recipes (over 100 recipes to... View Article

CHWC Diabetic Education Program

Diabetes Program Recognized

September 7, 2022 9:07 am Published by

The diabetes self-management education program at CHWC has been awarded recognition from the American Diabetes Association for providing exceptional diabetes education to program participants. CHWC has earned this recognition for the past 12 years. The goal of CHWC’s outpatient diabetes education program is to empower participants to manage their diabetes successfully by teaching the necessary... View Article

Live It – Mediterranean Pasta Salad

August 13, 2022 1:12 pm Published by

In our latest Live It in a Pinch episode, CHWC dietitian Andrea Miller makes a delicious Mediterranean plant protein pasta salad using vegetables you just might have growing in your garden or that you can get at your local farmer’s market! Get the recipe by clicking here. Check out our full catalog of Live It recipes here.   

Support the MDH Program

July 14, 2022 12:32 pm Published by

CHWC needs your help, in that CHWC- Bryan Hospital needs a program through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to continue. The Medicare Dependent Hospital (MDH) program will expire on September 30, 2022. We are in need of a congressional act to make this program permanent. There is currently proposed legislation that would do... View Article

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

July 13, 2022 11:03 am Published by

CHWC is hosting a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class this fall, led by Heidi Stark, M.Ed, RYT500. This highly beneficial course runs for 8 weeks, plus orientation and an all-day retreat. Participants choose between morning or evening classes. The class is held at CHWC- Bryan Hospital and is once again fully-funded by CHWC.    Dates &... View Article

Live It in a Pinch

July 13, 2022 8:38 am Published by

We are excited to debut Live It in a Pinch! This updated  Live It  series features the same nutritious, delicious Live It recipes that you know and love, now in a condensed format (5 minutes or less!) for a more convenient viewing experience. In our latest video, Andrea Miller, CHWC Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Care... View Article

Lindsay Roose CNM Nurse

Welcome, Lindsay Roose, CNM!

June 20, 2022 10:34 am Published by

CHWC warmly welcomes Lindsay Roose, Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), to our Women’s Health Clinic team! Lindsay provides care to women of all ages alongside Dr. Hanan Bazzi. Lindsay earned her Master of Science in Nurse-Midwifery from the University of Cincinnati, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio University in Athens and her Associate Degree... View Article

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CHWC Earns 5-Star Honors

June 8, 2022 1:25 pm Published by

 Congratulations to the inpatient units at CHWC Bryan Hospital and CHWC Montpelier Hospital for earning 5-Star Excellence in Healthcare Awards from Professional Research Consultants, Inc.!  Montpelier Hospital earned a 5-star excellence award for inpatient services, scoring in the top 10% nationally for an overall hospital rating in 2021.  Bryan Hospital also earned a 5-star excellence... View Article

Preventative Healthcare

June 7, 2022 1:32 pm Published by

Most U.S. health insurance plans are required by law to provide 100% coverage for many common preventative services—this means you will not be charged copayment or coinsurance, even if you haven’t met your annual deductible. Visit for a comprehensive list of preventative health services that are covered 100% by most health plans.   Cancer... View Article

Join CHWC’s Medical Staff

May 5, 2022 2:24 pm Published by

    Thank you for watching, and for your interest in CHWC! To learn more about open medical staff positions at CHWC, please contact our administration office at 419-636-1131.

Kora Coffee & Gift Shop

April 25, 2022 10:36 am Published by

419-636-1131, ext. 11011 Hours: Monday–Friday, 6:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.   CHWC is excited to partner with Kora Brew House & Wine Bar to bring the all new Kora Coffee & Gift Shop to Bryan Hospital! The shop is open to all within the hospital: visitors, patients, staff, etc., however, due to current visitor restrictions, outside foot traffic... View Article

Mindful Meditation

April 15, 2022 10:15 am Published by

Community Mindful Meditation Group Dates: Thursdays, May 26–June 23, 2022  Times: 11–11:40 a.m.  or  7–7:40 p.m. Location: CHWC- Bryan Hospital, 433 W. High St., Bryan OH 43506 Intended Audience: All are welcome Cost: Free to participants; all fees are paid by CHWC These meditation groups have been established to support those who have an interest in meditation... View Article

Visitation & Entry Screening Policy Update

April 3, 2022 11:59 am Published by

Some changes to our visitation policy and entry screening protocols were made in late March, 2022, thanks to a steadily-decreasing COVID positivity rate in our area. Most CHWC departments now allow two visitors per patient at a time (ages 12+)—the big change here is that visitors are no longer dedicated, meaning different people can visit... View Article

Surprise Billing & Good Faith Estimates

February 1, 2022 11:07 am Published by

Your Rights and Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills When you get emergency care or get treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center, you are protected from surprise billing or balance billing. What is “balance billing” (sometimes called “surprise billing”)? When you see a doctor or other healthcare provider, you may owe certain out-of-pocket costs,... View Article

CHWC Board Encourages Vaccination

December 21, 2021 9:06 am Published by

The CHWC Board of Directors encourages all appropriate community members to get vaccinated to help curb the spread of COVID-19. CHWC has reduced outpatient and elective services to reallocate already-strained resources to care for the influx of COVID-19 cases in our community. The dedicated staff at CHWC are caring for very sick patients around the... View Article

Live It: Crunchy Christmas

December 15, 2021 9:51 am Published by

Just in time for the holidays, our Live It crew has two festive recipes to share! Registered Dietitian Andrea Miller was joined by none other than Santa Claus to demonstrate how to make gingerbread granola and a very special Christmas crack—both are absolutely delicious and so simple! Watch the episode below or by clicking here,... View Article

New Urologists Join CHWC Team!

November 8, 2021 2:07 pm Published by

CHWC is excited to welcome Dr. Scott Shie, Dr. Nicholai Kiehl and Brandi Alwine, PA-C to the CHWC Urology Clinic at Bryan Hospital! These providers have joined us from Van Wert Health on November 1 and treat patients who have any number of urological conditions, from overactive bladder to UTIs to kidney stones and much more. Click here... View Article

Sleep Lab Celebrates 25 Years

July 28, 2021 7:22 am Published by

The CHWC Sleep Lab at Montpelier Hospital is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Having served thousands of patients, the Sleep Lab provides a crucial service to those affected by chronic sleep disorders such as apnea, restless leg syndrome and narcolepsy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 70 million Americans suffer from... View Article

CHWC Earns Top Honors

March 30, 2021 2:39 pm Published by

CHWC was recently named one of the top 20 rural and community hospitals in the United States—the second year in a row CHWC has earned this designation from the National Rural Health Association. The staff at CHWC are proud to fulfill our mission of enhancing the health, safety and well-being of our community; earning this award... View Article

New Book Features CHWC

March 9, 2021 9:50 am Published by

“The Hospital: Life, Death and Dollars in a Small American Town” is a new book in which author Brian Alexander does a deep dive into Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers (CHWC) as a typical community hospital. He shares its challenges and resiliency, salutes the 800 healthcare employees who provide comprehensive, patient centered healthcare to our... View Article

CHWC Earns Environmental Award

March 6, 2021 8:49 am Published by

CHWC was recently named a recipient of the Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award for our exceptional environmental stewardship efforts in 2020. This is the third time CHWC has received this award.  Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award honorees are recognized for promoting sound environmental practices through environmental stewardship and exemplifying the best practices for other hospitals... View Article

Bone Densitometry Now Available

January 29, 2021 9:41 am Published by

The Imaging Department at CHWC- Bryan Hospital is now offering DEXA bone densitometry. This x-ray test is a bone density scan used to measure bone loss, helping physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. DEXA is commonly used to diagnose osteoporosis and other conditions that cause bone loss, as well as assessing a person’s risk for... View Article

Responding to COVID-19

November 16, 2020 9:07 am Published by

Masking As of March 1, 2023, wearing masks is optional at CHWC. Anyone who is more comfortable wearing a mask at CHWC’s facilities are encouraged to do so, and masks are available at CHWC’s entrances.   Visitation Visitors are asked to self-screen; if they are sick/exhibit symptoms of infectious illness, if they have tested positive... View Article

Face of a Fighter

January 14, 2020 7:43 am Published by

Face of a Fighter is a program offered free of charge to those undergoing cancer treatment and in survivorship that teaches skin, hair, wig and makeup techniques.    Due to COVID-19, in-person Face of a Fighter classes have been suspended until further notice. Arrangements can be made for a stylist to call and provide consultation: 419-636-9800. 

Artisan Gala

October 4, 2019 11:42 am Published by

  Our First Annual CHWC Artisan Gala benefitted the Artisan Collection—now over a decade in the making.   January 25, 2020 5:30–10 p.m. Bryan Hospital   An elegant evening (formal attire) of socializing, hors d’oeuvres, wine, dinner, a State of the Hospital presentation by CHWC President/CEO Chad Tinkel and tours to view various pieces from... View Article

Community Cancer Symposium

May 30, 2019 11:47 am Published by

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at New Hope Community Church.     Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Second Annual Michelle Bard Geary Community Cancer Symposium! The day included: →  Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Shannon Miller, Olympic gold medalist and ovarian cancer survivor   →  Skin and head/neck screenings   →  Continuing Medical... View Article

Run for Your Heart

April 8, 2019 1:48 pm Published by

This June, Run for Your Heart is returning to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers (CHWC) for the seventh year. Participants can walk or run, can choose between a 5K (3.1 miles) or 10K (6.2 miles) and may opt to participate in-person or virtually. This event is sponsored by the CHWC Cardiology Clinic.   Registration and... View Article


April 4, 2019 11:49 am Published by

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MyChart Patient Portal

March 6, 2018 7:18 am Published by

Being able to access your medical information is an important way for you to manage your health. To make this easier for you, CHWC is now using MyChart. This hospital-wide change to MyChart began on December 4, 2021. A patient guide is available on the page linked above, which includes steps to activate your MyChart... View Article