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…

Barnesville Hospital Receives OSU Wexner Medical Center Community Education Award for Stroke Care

In May 2011, Barnesville Hospital began a collaborative with Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, extending the expert care of the universitys Neurovascular Stroke Center to patients in Barnesville and surrounding communities through a stroke telemedicine network. When a patient presents to the Emergency Department with stroke-like symptoms, Barnesville Hospital staff initiates a stroke alRead More…