WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital Mammography Department earns accreditation renewal from the American College of Radiology

BARNESVILLE, OHIO- The American College of Radiology, (ACR) recently awarded WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital a 3-year renewal of accreditation in Mammography.The Mammography Accreditation Program provides facilities with peer review and constructive feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, image quality and radiation dose.The Mammography Quality Standards Read More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital combats against COVID-19

BARNESVILLE, OHIO – WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital has been acquiring additional protective equipment to help the hospital combat against COVID-19.WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital received grant funding through the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley – Belmont County Enrichment Fund to purchase six Controlled Air Purifying Respirators (CAPRS). “The CAPR`s will be a fantastic additioRead More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital Physical Therapy Department can impact your recovery….

BARNESVILLE, OHIO – Robert Powell started his recovery journey at Barnesville Hospital in early January of 2020 following his back surgery in October 2019. He chose Barnesville Hospital because of the good things he heard regarding the department and the proximity to home. “Initially, Robert was only mobile in his wheelchair and transferred with two people and a walker,” said, Rana AndeRead More…

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…

Join us in celebrating National Rehabilitation Week!

We`re proud to honor our team members here at Barnesville Hospital! Get to know our Rehabilitation Department below!  Vicki Burghy, Doctor of Physical Therapy – Vicki has been employed at WVU -Barnesville Hospital for 20 years. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences in 1997 from Ohio University, Master’s and Doctorate from Wheeling Jesuit University in Physical TherapRead More…

How skilled care at WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital can help take care of you…..

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital offers 24 hour nursing care and rehabilitation services. The skilled care department provides excellent round the clock care with therapies such as physical, occupational, speech, nutritional, and other restorative therapies. Want to hear more about our skilled care department? Take a look at this recovery story from Tim Ackerman, one of our former patients.Read More…

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital welcomes back Insight Mobile MRI Vendor

Welcome Back Insight Mobile MRI! Insight Mobile has been a partner of Barnesville Hospital for 16 years! We are happy to welcome them back! MRI Equipment details: • MRI Siemens Espree 1.5T: more diverse range of scanning. • 70 cm opening makes for a more comfortable scan • This allows for a relaxed patient exam. • Faster acquisition and exam time • Clinical quality CT EquipmenRead More…

WVU Medicine – Barnesville Hospital offering Antibody Testing

Barnesville Hospital is currently offering Antibody Testing. To get the antibody test you will need a doctor’s order. The test is completed in house with a quick turnaround time and is performed in a joint commission accredited hospital laboratory. What is an antibody test? The CDC said, “Your blood is checked for antibodies, which show if you had a previous infection with the virus thatRead 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…