Through a partnership with Barnesville Hospital, South Central Power is working to build a healthier workforce. According to Beth Brill, Director of Human Resources at Barnesville Hospital, “Our mission is to be a model of excellence in rural healthcare and a vital center of community health activities. The Wellness Committee of Barnesville Hospital is working to provide resources, expertise, and services intended to improve the health and wellness of South Central Power’s employees.”
Barnesville Hospital’s successful Employee Wellness Program, serves as a model for the partnership. Raquel McGee, Exercise Physiologist at Barnesville Hospital, recently performed flexibility testing on 28 employees at South Central Power’s Barnesville office, followed by education on the techniques and benefits of stretching. Mrs. McGee will be returning in May to provide nutrition education.
Barnesville Hospital continues to partner with local businesses to promote wellness and healthy living. Serving as an advocate in improving the wellness of people in our community is part of the quality services which earned Barnesville Hospital recognition as a HealthStrong Award Winner. In the first comprehensive rating of Critical Access Hospitals, Barnesville Hospital was recognized by iVantage Health Analytics as one of the top one hundred Critical Access Hospitals in the nation. This tremendous honor is based on 56 performance indicators including quality, outcomes, patient perspective, affordability, and efficiency. For more information about Barnesville Hospital and its services, visit the website at Barnesville Hospital, find us on Facebook at Barnesville Hospital Association, Inc., or call (740) 425-5158.