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…

Updated Visitation Policy

General Visitation: Visitors will be screened upon entry to the building and must be masked at all times. Social distancing requirements to be maintained.  Clinical staff may request visitor not be president in areas with limited space. The only area that will be allowing visitors to enter the clinical area are inpatient (admitted), unless exception guidelines are met. Read 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 notes progress in past 90 days

WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital notes progress in past 90 days Clinical affiliation and management agreement have strengthened local healthcare   BARNESVILLE, OHIO – The first 90 days of the new affiliation with WVU Medicine, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in West Virginia, have proven to be a successful period of networking and evaluating ways in which WVU MediRead More…

Operation Street Smart returns to Barnesville

Operation Street Smart returns to Barnesville Nationally recognized Adult Drug Education program to be held on September 5 at Barnesville High School BARNESVILLE, OH) – School is back in session, and youth drug use continues to be a concern for parents, educators, and community members. In response to the changing landscape of substance use, WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital is joining fRead More…

WVU Medicine expands orthopaedic services to southeast Ohio

BARNESVILLE, OHIO – WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital welcomes John A. Michalski, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon, to its physician staff. Dr. Michalski is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon having received his Doctor of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College in Maryland.  He completed his surgical internship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia followed by his orthopaRead More…

Barnesville Hospital enters into management agreement and clinical affiliation with WVU Hospitals, Health System

  Click Here to Read More     Media Inquiries: Angela Jones-Knopf, Manager of Media Relations, 304-285-7259, knopfa@wvumedicine.org  Read More…

David Sheff, Author of Beautiful Boy, to Speak at Barnesville High School March 27th

David Sheff, New York Times #1 best seller author of Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction, will speak at the Barnesville High School on March 27th. Event is free and open to the community. Agenda 5-8 PM- Recovery Resource Fair – High School Lobby. 5:30-6:15 PM- Panel Discussion- Community Representatives Discussing Addiction, Challenges and Resources in Our CommRead 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…