WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital earns ASHE`s Gold Standard Award for Energy Savings

BARNESVILLE, OHIO – WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital has earned the American Hospital Association Gold Standard Award for Health Care Facility Energy Savings. “We at Barnesville Hospital are very honored to have received this award,” John Puterbaugh, Facilities Director, said. “We strive to be a part of the effort to achieve the highest energy efficiency as an organization and remain comRead More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital launches Telestroke Program with the WVU Stroke Center

BARNESVILLE, OHIO – WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital has launched a Telestroke Program with the WVU Stroke Center. “Through our affiliation with WVU Medicine, we are able to bring this cutting-edge technology to southeastern Ohio,” David Phillips, president and CEO of Barnesville Hospital, said. “Now, patients will not have to leave the area to receive the highest quality of care.” Read More…

Dr. Stacy Meeks focusing on Family Medicine, Women`s Health and Pediatric.

MORRISTOWN, OH – Dr. Stacy Meeks graduated from St. Clairsville High School in 2006. She attended Bethany College graduating magma cum laude in 2010, majoring in Biology and was a senior fellow. She attended medical school at University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at Wheeling Hospital. Dr. Stacy Meeks is currently acceptinRead More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital earns fifth ENERGY STAR certification

Barnesville, Ohio–WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital in Barnesville, Ohio has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy performance. This is the 5th year that WVU Medicine-Barnesville Hospital has earned the ENERGY STAR, reflecting a legacy of continued energy savings. “Improving the energy efficiency of our nation’s buildingsRead More…

Adult drug education program to be held Sept. 12 at River High School

HANNIBAL, OHIO – Teen substance abuse continues to be a concern familiar to parents, educators, and community members. As a part of an initiative to support prevention efforts through community education, WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital recently partnered with Monroe County’s HOPE Alliance to host the Say KNOW to Drugs Community Education Event from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, at RivRead More…

Barnesville Hospital Energy Star Certified for Fourth Year

Barnesville Hospital has been deemed Energy Star certified for 2019. This is the fourth year in a row the hospital has achieved Energy Star certification. In 2019, the hospital scored a perfect 100 out of 100. Barnesville Hospital is one of only 3 hospitals in the entire country to achieve a score of 100. “We are extremely proud of our entire hospital team for the achieving this certificationRead More…

Barnesville Hospital Receives Statewide Recognition for Environmental Stewardship

To honor Earth Month, April 2019, the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) has named Barnesville Hospital as the recipient of the 2019 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. The award will be presented at the OHA 2019 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 4 in Columbus. “Ohio hospitals are committed to the health and wellness of their communities,” said Nolan Rutschilling, director of Energy PRead More…

Barnesville Hospital Partnering with Barnesville Elementary School

The Barnesville Hospital Leadership Team, comprised of 26 Department Leaders, has pledged to have more community involvement outside of the hospital facility. Team members, Karen Mihalic (Diagnostic Imaging) and Shawn Meier (Laboratory Services), volunteered at the Barnesville Elementary School Title 1 Family STEAM Night. This was an opportunity to assist the administration of the elementary schooRead More…

Hospital Receives Grant from South Central Power Company Foundation

The South Central Power Company Foundation awarded Barnesville Hospital a grant to purchase a plasma freezer for the hospital laboratory. A plasma freezer is a vital piece of equipment which ensures lifesaving plasma is readily available for medical emergencies. “No one knows when an emergency can occur whether it is an automobile accident, gunshot wound or a work accident,” said Shawn MeieRead More…

Dr. P.K. Souri Honored for Forty-Five Years of Service to Barnesville Hospital

A retirement celebration was held for Dr. P.K. Souri on January 12, 2019 to recognize him for his illustrious career. In attendance were his Barnesville Hospital Family, medical colleagues and community members. John Rataiczak, Barnesville Hospital Foundation Board, served as Master of Ceremonies. David Phillips, Chief Executive Officer, Barnesville Hospital stated, “Dr. Souri set the gold stRead More…