More than seventy five years ago, our local leaders established Barnesville Hospital knowing the importance of having a healthcare facility in their community. Today, our families, friends, and visitors are the beneficiaries of those who invested their time, energy, and resources to make Barnesville Hospital a reality.
WVU Medicine Barnesville, a charitable, not for profit organization, offers a broad range of services, including primary care, specialty care, and emergency care. The quality of care provided by WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital, a Medicare Critical Access Hospital, has been recognized by numerous accrediting agencies, including the Joint Commission, which awarded Barnesville Hospital with accreditation — a nationwide symbol of quality healthcare. It has been an affiliate of Wheeling Hospital, which became a full member of the WVU Health System on April 1, since 2017.
As full members of the Health System, Barnesville and Harrison Community hospitals are part of a broad, integrated network of doctors, hospitals, clinics, and specialized institutes across West Virginia, Southwestern Pennsylvania, Western Maryland, and Eastern Ohio. Today, the WVU Health System, which operates under the brand WVU Medicine, has more than 27,000 employees; more than 2,815 providers; and more than 2.5 million patient visits annually.
At WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital, our highest priority is patient health, safety, and comfort. Our team of highly qualified professionals is committed to caring for the residents of western Belmont County and surrounding communities.
To improve the health of West Virginians and all we serve through excellence in patient care, research, and education.
To transform lives and eliminate health disparities through a nationally recognized patient-centered system of care that includes:
- An expanded regional healthcare delivery system
- Consistent, integrated patient care recognized for delivering the right care in the right place at the right time at all sites
- Development of new approaches to improve healthcare, including team-based models of care, expanding WVU clinical and translational research
- Educational programs throughout the network recognized for training uniquely qualified healthcare team members and leaders
- A culture of performance and excellence throughout the network
Since 1928, Barnesville Hospital has served as the leading healthcare provider for western Belmont County and surrounding communities. Because of the generosity of individuals, businesses, civic organizations, and our auxiliary, Barnesville Hospital is a thriving institution that continues to actively meet the healthcare needs of area residents and serve as our community’s largest employer.
WVU Medicine serves the state and its communities by providing the highest level of healthcare available anywhere. But we realize that our responsibility does not end there. We also provide support to the people of West Virginia by making sure that healthcare is available to all, regardless of income or health insurance; supporting important educational and social welfare activities in the community; and providing financial support to the health professions education programs of West Virginia University.