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4/24/2014
Women's Health Expo Coming May 20
The OLBH Women’s Center will host the OLBH Women’s Health Expo Tuesday, May 20 in recognition of National Women’s Health Week. The expo takes place at Bellefonte Centre (1000 Ashland Drive on the OLBH campus) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

4/14/2014
Jacobs Chosen as Second Quarter Good Help Winner
Anita Jacobs is the hospital’s second quarter Good Help Award recipient for 2014.

4/9/2014
OLBH Receives Patient Experience Award for Seventh Straight Year
OLBH has received Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the seventh straight year. The hospital placed in the top five percent in the nation.

4/7/2014
OLBH Awards Inaugural DAISY Award to Workman
OLBH has awarded its inaugural DAISY Award to Pamela Workman, BSN, RN. The honor is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day.

4/2/2014
OLBH Volunteers to be Honored During National Volunteer Week
OLBH is celebrating National Volunteer Week by hosting an appreciation luncheon for its volunteers April 9. WSAZ meteorologist Tony Cavalier will be the event’s speaker.

3/31/2014
Heart Failure Clinic Open House April 8
OLBH will host an open house at the new OLBH Heart Failure Clinic Tuesday, April 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. The clinic is located on the hospital campus on the second floor of the Human Motion Vitality Center.

3/27/2014
OLBH Receives ECHO Accreditation
OLBH has been awarded a three-year accreditation in echocardiography in the area of adult transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.

3/27/2014
Bloomer Joins Bellefonte Advanced Pain Physicians
Nurse practitioner Joanna Bloomer has joined the Bellefonte Physician Services practice of Bellefonte Advanced Pain Physicians

3/26/2014
OLBH Mobile Mammography Schedule for April Released
The OLBH Mobile Mammography Unit schedule for the month of April has been released. To attend any of the scheduled stops call the OLBH Women’s Center at (606) 836-PINK (7465).

3/20/2014
OLBH Cosponsors 2014 Spring Wellness Challenge; Kickoff Event April 2
A business kickoff event for the upcoming 2014 Spring Wellness Challenge will take place Wednesday, April 2 beginning at 11 a.m. in the Caucus Room on the Ironton campus of Ohio University.

3/17/2014
OLBH Donates to Safe Harbor
OLBH employees adopted a three-bedroom suite at Safe Harbor’s renovated emergency shelter and conducted a donation drive to fill the room with needed items.

3/12/2014
OLBH Receives $50,000 Grant for Walking Trail
OLBH has been awarded $50,000 in grant funding to refurbish and improve the OLBH Community Trail .

3/11/2014
Hammond to Lead Population Health Program
Bob Hammond has accepted the role of corporate health specialist at OLBH, where he will lead the Population Health Analytics program at the hospital.

3/10/2014
Professional Pediatrics Announces Certifications
Professional Pediatrics practitioners Kelli Brown, M.D., and Alissa Parker, APRN, recently achieved advanced certifications.

3/10/2014
Diabetes & Wound Care Center Recognized as Center of Distinction
The OLBH Diabetes & Wound Care Center is a recipient of the 2013 Robert Warriner III, M.D., Center of Distinction Award, in recognition of outstanding patient satisfaction, quality performance and clinical excellence.

3/5/2014
Settles Joins OLBH
Gastroenterologist Diane Settles, M.D., has joined the Bellefonte Physician Services practice of Bellefonte Digestive Disease Center (1101 St. Christopher Drive, Suite 300).

3/5/2014
OLBH and KDMC partner for March 7 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Event
OLBHand KDMC are partnering with several others for a special Colorectal Cancer Awareness event March 7.

2/28/2014
Mobile Mammography Schedule for March Released
The OLBH Mobile Mammography Unit schedule for the month of March has been released. To attend any of the scheduled stops call the OLBH Women’s Center at (606) 836-PINK (7465).

2/24/2014
OLBH Opens Heart Failure Clinic
OLBH has unveiled the new OLBH Heart Failure Clinic which now is accepting patients. The clinic is located on the hospital campus on the second floor of the Human Motion Vitality Center.

2/24/2014
Health Ministry Welcomes St. James AME Church
OLBH Healthy Community Services has welcomed St. James AME Church in Ashland as a new partner in health ministry.

2/21/2014
A.W.A.K.E. Event Scheduled for March 7
The OLBH Sleep Lab is hosting its quarterly support group for individuals with sleep apnea March 7.

2/18/2014
OLBH Auxiliary Donates $85,500
The OLBH Auxiliary recently presented OLBH officials with a check for $55,500 to complete the $85,500 total the auxiliary raised in 2013 to benefit hospital programs.

2/18/2014
Grizzle New Stroke Coordinator
Natalie Grizzle, RN, BSN, has accepted the role of OLBH stroke coordinator.

2/10/2014
OLBH Earns Recognition for Patient-Centered Care
OLBH has received recognition from the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term participative relationships.

2/5/2014
Oncology Annual Report Now Online
OLBH and its Cancer Care at Bellefonte program have produced the hospital’s 2013 Oncology Annual Report and have made it available online.

2/4/2014
Better Breathers Support Group at OLBH Feb. 17
OLBH will host a Better Breathers support group meeting Monday, Feb. 17 at noon at Bellefonte Centre (2000 Ashland Drive, Russell) on the campus of OLBH.

2/4/2014
O’Dell Moves to OLBH Campus
Internal medicine physician Ben O’Dell, M.D., has relocated his office to the OLBH campus.

1/31/2014
OLBH at Health Fair for National Wear Red Day
OLBH will participate in a health fair Friday, Feb. 7 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Ashland Town Center. The fair coincides with the 11th annual National Wear Red Day.

1/28/2014
Free Prostate Screenings at Grayson Feb. 19
OLBH will provide free prostate screenings Wednesday, Feb. 19 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the Bellefonte Primary Care Grayson (100 Bellefonte Drive, Grayson).

1/27/2014
Mobile Mammography Unit Releases February Schedule
The OLBH Mobile Mammography Unit schedule for the month of February has been released.

1/23/2014
OLBH Presents Wine, Dine and Design Feb. 7
OLBH will host Wine, Dine and Design Friday, Feb. 7 from 6-8 p.m. at Pendleton Art Center, 1537 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. Wine, Dine and Design is a fundraiser open to both men and women in recognition of Go Red for Women and the 11th annual National We

1/20/2014
Ward Achieves Oncology Nurse Practitioner Certification
Margaret Ward, nurse navigator at the OLBH Women’s Center, recently received her certification as an Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner.

1/15/2014
Qualls Named Good Help Winner for First Quarter
Linda Qualls has been named the hospital’s first quarter Good Help Award recipient for 2014.

1/6/2014
Safe Sitter Class Jan. 18
OLBH's Healthy Community Services (HCS) will host a Safe Sitter class Saturday, Jan. 18 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Bellefonte Centre (1000 Ashland Drive) on the OLBH campus.

1/2/2014
Jones Receives Certification
The National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators has renewed the Certified Educator (CDE) status of Tawnia Jones, RN, MSN, diabetes clinical coordinator at the OLBH Diabetes & Wound Care Center.

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