Open House for the Addiction Services of Eastern Ohio

The Addiction Services of Eastern Ohio (ASEO) will host an Open House on Thursday, June 8th from 4:00-5:30 PM in the lower level of the Barnesville Medical Center. Everyone is welcome to come and learn more about the withdrawal management services offered. On average, approximately eight people die each day in Ohio due to unintentional […]

The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center and Barnesville Hospital Collaborate To Provide Comprehensive Stroke Care

May is National Stroke Month. Stroke treatment is based on time, the more quickly a patient is screened in the Emergency Department, the better the chances are of reversing symptoms and decreasing possible long term deficits. Time matters. On October 1, 2016, Debbie Butler, a nurse at Barnesville Hospital almost had her life altered dramatically. […]

Barnesville Hospital Recognizes Volunteers

Barnesville Hospital recently held its Volunteer Recognition Banquet to recognize the dedicated volunteers who give their time, energy and talents to help others. Ruth Anderson, Director of Volunteers shared that in the past year 149 volunteers spent 8,414 hours volunteering for Barnesville Hospital and they also delivered 7,658 meals. “Our volunteers make the world a […]

Dedication of Barnesville Hospital’s North Wing In Memory of John Sawvel and Clara Groves

Barnesville Hospital’s North Nurses Wing will be rededicated in memory of John Sawvel and his grandmother, Clara Groves, on May 9th at 3:30 PM. The community is welcome to attend. John was employed at Barnesville Hospital for nearly 55 years and many of those years as Chief Financial Officer and as Controller. In his retirement […]

BARNESVILLE HOSPITAL HONORED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP ON EARTH DAY

The Ohio Hospital Association today named nine hospitals winners of the 2017 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. The 2017 Melvin Creeley Award honorees are: • Barnesville Hospital (Barnesville) • Fairfield Medical Center (Lancaster) • Hocking Valley Community Hospital (Logan) • Mercy Health St. Charles Hospital (Oregon) • Summa Health (Akron) • TriHealth Bethesda North Hospital […]

Barnesville Hospital Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency

Barnesville Hospital has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the hospital performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. Barnesville Hospital is pleased to accept EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification in recognition of […]

Barnesville Hospital’s Skilled Services Assisting Patients to Transition Home

Barnesville Hospital’s Skilled Bed Program assists patients to transition from the hospital to home. Patients who may be eligible for a skilled bed include those recovering from a stroke, those who have had an orthopedic surgery, or after an acute medical illness. A qualifying hospital stay is required. Ted Fowler, Barnesville, Ohio was the ideal […]

Barnesville Hospital & Morristown Pharmacy Hosts Drug Take Back Program

On Saturday April 29th Barnesville Hospital, Morristown Pharmacy and Ohio Hills Health Services will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Unwanted medications will be accepted from 10 AM to 2 PM in the Morristown Pharmacy parking lot. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means […]

Wellness Program Better Health in 120 Days Canceled

Due to unforeseen circumstances Glenn Aukerman, M.D. is unable to present his nutrition plan, “Better Health in 120 Days” at Barnesville Hospital on Saturday, April 8th. Dr. Aukerman has enjoyed his presentations at Barnesville Hospital and looks forward to presenting again when he is able to reschedule. For additional information please call Jan Chambers, Barnesville […]

Barnesville Hospital Named 2016 Energy Cup Award Winner

The Ohio Hospital Association Energy and Sustainability program announced the finalists and top three award winning hospital in the 2016 OHA Energy Cup competition. Eighty six Ohio hospitals and 59 health care building participated in the competition to reduce energy use and limit greenhouse emissions. Participating facilities reduced energy use by an average of .7 […]