David Phillips Joins OHA 2018 Board

Agenda to focus on state and federal health care economic policy reforms and statewide initiatives to address infant mortality, opioids and health outcomes Columbus, Ohio (Dec. 15, 2017) – The Ohio Hospital Association, the united voice of Ohio’s 220 hospitals and 13 health systems, today announced new officers and welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees for next year. Bruce Read More…

Appalachian Regional Commission Award assists Barnesville Hospital To Purchase Ultrasound Equipment

Funding through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) assisted Barnesville Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging Department to purchase two new ultrasound machines. Ultrasound equipment is indispensable for hospitals, assisting physicians to make accurate diagnoses and guiding surgeons when performing biopsies. “We are extremely grateful for the funding through the ARC, it enabled us to purchasRead More…

Southeastern Home Care Named Top Agency of 2017 HomeCare Elite

Southeastern Home Care announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2017 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 12 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. The ranking is developed by ABILITY® Network, a leading iRead More…

Dr. Keith Knupp Retiring From Barnesville Hospital

Dr. Keith Knupp will be retiring effective December 31, 2017 and his office will be closing. Dr. Knupp is a general surgeon and has been with Barnesville Hospital since 2008. “We are grateful to all of the patients who trusted Dr. Knupp with their care,” said David Phillips, CEO, Barnesville Hospital. “Dr. Knupp and his wife, Colleen, will be missed as they move out of the area to be closRead More…

Barnesville Hospital Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership as a Top Quartile Performer

On National Rural Health Day, Barnesville Hospital announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence as a Top Quartile Performer, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. “It is an honor to be ranked as a Top QuartileRead More…

Changes in Medical Staff at Barnesville Hospital

Dr P.K. Souri is making plans to slow down after practicing medicine in Barnesville, Ohio for more than forty-four years. Effective December 22, 2017, Dr. Souri will no longer have office hours at the Barnesville Medical Center; however he will remain active in the internal medicine coverage of Barnesville Hospital inpatients as well as reading echocardiograms, the interpretation of cardiac monitoRead More…

Wes Doudna Recipient of 2017 Eagle Award

The Ohio Society for Health Care Facilities Management (OSHFM) named Wes Doudna, maintenance supervisor, Barnesville Hospital, and Kent Behrman, director of facilities, Mount Carmel St. Ann’s, as the 2017 Eagle Award recipients for their outstanding performance, leadership and unique contributions toward energy efficiency, health care engineering/architecture and facilities management.     KnRead More…

Barnesville Hospital Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Trap Shoot and Steel Challenge

The Barnesville Hospital Foundation will host 2nd Annual Trap Shoot and Steel Challenge on Saturday, October 14th at the Bethesda Sportsman’s Club. Registration begins at 10 AM, followed by a safety review at 11 AM and the shoot will begin at 11:15 AM. Those 18-20 must have parental consent and those under 18 must have parental consent and a parent must be present throughout the day. Everyone is wRead More…

Barnesville Hospital Reduces Wait Time for Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Barnesville Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program has significantly reduced the wait time to enter the Phase II Program which is for patients who have suffered an acute incident. This reduction in the wait time will allow participants to experience the full benefits of the program before they need to return to work. Cardiac rehab has been shown to reduce death rates after a heart attack just aRead More…

Dr. David Hilliard Recognized for Service to the Barnesville Hospital Board of Trustees

The Barnesville Hospital Board of Trustees recently honored David J. Hilliard, D.O. for his twenty five years of service as a member of the Board of Trustees. Dr. Hilliard is the Hospital’s Chief of Staff and anesthesiologist. He also serves as member of the Barnesville Hospital Foundation Board. “Dr. Hilliard has worked tirelessly on behalf of Barnesville Hospital,” said Mel Milburn, PresidentRead More…