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Barnesville Hospital and the Village of Barnesville Collaborative on Wellness

Barnesville Hospital and the Village of Barnesville recently collaborated in an effort to improve the health of the village employees. Raquel McGee, Barnesville Hospital Exercise Physiologist, performed flexibility testing at the Barnesville Senior Citizens Center for the employees of the Village of Barnesville. Flexibility, defined as ones total range of motion of a joint or a group of joints, isRead More…

Barnesville’s Cancer Recovery Exercise Class a Success

“Bridging the Gap” a six week exercise class designed specifically for cancer survivors recently concluded at Barnesville Hospital. This free class was made possible by funding through the American Cancer Society Virginia Gasaway Community Investment Grant. Seven participants became the first official graduates of this program on March 22, 2012. Participants attended the one hour class on TuesdRead More…

Barnesville Hospital Celebrates “National Hospital Week”

Barnesville Hospital unites with other hospitals across the United States for one week in May to celebrate the efforts of more than 4.5 million healthcare workers who work in Americas hospitals bringing care, compassion, and healing to members of their communities. National Hospital Week, May 6-12, 2012, is acknowledged as the countrys largest healthcare recognition program. According to Peggy DouRead More…

Dr. Carol Narkevic Returns to Barnesville

Some of you in the community will recognize the name Dr. Carol Narkevic. Dr. Narkevic served the community in the 1980s here in Barnesville. We are pleased to announce that Dr. Narkevic will be returning to the community. Carol Narkevic, MD attended the Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Her residency was at the Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. Upon enterRead More…

Barnesville Hospital & Morristown Pharmacy Hosts Drug Take Back Program

On Saturday April 28th Barnesville Hospital and Morristown Pharmacy will participate in the National Drug Enforcement Administration’s Prescription Take Back Day. Barnesville Hospital will accept unwanted medications from 8-10 AM in the hospital lobby and Morristown Pharmacy will accept medications from 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM in the pharmacy parking lot. Funding from the JB Green Team made this eveRead More…

Barnesville Hospital Partners With South Central Power to Improve Employee Health

Through a partnership with Barnesville Hospital, South Central Power is working to build a healthier workforce. According to Beth Brill, Director of Human Resources at Barnesville Hospital, “Our mission is to be a model of excellence in rural healthcare and a vital center of community health activities. The Wellness Committee of Barnesville Hospital is working to provide resources, expertise, and Read More…

Barnesville Hospital Website Enhancement Benefits Patients

Scientific evidence demonstrates that a strong, social support system has a major impact on health outcomes and is essential for adjustment to illness. Barnesville Hospital, recognizing the value of these research findings, uses technology to encourage social interactions with patients. Thanks to modern medicine and outpatient procedures, patients stay in the hospital for shorter periods of timRead More…

Barnesville Hospital Offers Free Exercise Class for Cancer Survivors

A free six week exercise class, Bridging the Gap, designed specifically for cancer survivors will begin on February 14th at Barnesville Hospital. This one hour class will meet at 1:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Barnesville Medical Center Lower Level, 100 Hospital Drive, Barnesville, directly behind the hospital. Barnesville Hospital received funding through the American Cancer Society Read More…

Barnesville Hospital Takes Wellness Into the Community

There is currently a national initiative to improve adolescent health & fitness. Two of the major health concerns among this age group are interrelated, childhood obesity and lack of physical activity. Childhood obesity continues to outrank all other health problems as the number-one concern for children in the U.S. Rates of childhood obesity have tripled in the last 25 years, putting many chiRead More…

Barnesville Hospital Advocates for Patients in the Fight Against Drug Shortages

It is a well known fact that drugs are important in the treatment of medical conditions. However, many drugs are currently in very short supply, having the potential to affect you whether you are being treated in a hospital or taking drugs at home. The shortages involve cancer drugs, anesthetics used in surgery, drugs used in the care of patients with infections and pain, and electrolytes needed fRead More…