About Us

Dr. Lawrence Monger Jr

Dr. Lawrence Monger Jr. leads Independence Health as Medical Director. An Internal Medicine specialist, he will leverage his in-depth and vast experience to evolve and streamline the partnership. Dr. Monger graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1994 and is affiliated with many local healthcare institutions including The Toledo Clinic, Wood County Hospital, Flower Hospital, Mercy St. Anne Hospital, McLaren St. Luke’s, ProMedica Toledo Hospital and The University of Toledo Medical Center (UTMC). Dr. Monger most recently served as the Chair of Medicine and Medical Director for Van Wert Medical Services.

Mission, Vision, Values

Independence Health was formed by like-minded organizations that want to keep their independence but also work collaboratively to better the health of our communities. Following are the mission, vision and values of Independence Health and the organizations that make it up.

Mission

It is the mission of Independence Health to collaborate with like-minded independent healthcare organizations in an effort to provide further access to quality, affordable primary and specialty care to better serve the patients of our community.

Vision

It is the vision of Independence Health to be the frontrunner in the active collaboration of independent hospitals and healthcare professionals offering high valued patient care, employee engagement and management efficiency.

Values

The core values of Independence Health are to efficiently and effectively deliver innovative, affordable, quality care through sustainable independent engagements and partnerships where and when it’s needed.

Mission

It is the mission of Independence Health to collaborate with like-minded independent healthcare organizations in an effort to provide further access to quality, affordable primary and specialty care to better serve the patients of our community.

Vision

It is the vision of The Toledo Clinic, Inc. to be the leader in providing the best possible clinical quality, patient access, and financial value to our patients.

Values

The physicians, providers, and employees of The Toledo Clinic, Inc. are committed to meeting the needs of their patients in a respectful and compassionate manner. Our core values are to deliver optimal care through a collaborative group practice.

Mission

The Wood County Hospital Board of Trustees, Employees, Medical Staff and Volunteers are dedicated to providing the highest quality preventive, restorative, educational, and rehabilitative healthcare services to all. In fulfilling our mission, we shall strive to:

Provide the highest quality care;

Maintain an environment attractive to retain qualified healthcare personnel;

Identify, initiate and provide innovative services in response to the healthcare needs of our region;

Cultivate a proactive approach to the provision of safe, effective care;

Identify and implement business practices that promote the stability and viability of Wood County Hospital;

Foster a spirit of cooperation among area providers.

Vision

Wood County Hospital will serve as the core provider for medical, surgical and preventive services in Wood and Henry counties. In achieving this status, Wood County Hospital will operate in the top quartile for outcomes; and at a competitive cost compared to other providers. Wood County Hospital will collaborate with other providers to assure care is appropriate, coordinated, and cost effective.

Values

Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Compassion, Loyalty, Excellence