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…

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 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…