Broaddus Hospital and Mansfield Place are the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Members of the Month for April. Jeff Powelson, above, is the Administrator of Broaddus Hospital, whose on-site, long-term care facility is called Mansfield Place.
Broaddus Hospital is the main component of the Broaddus Hospital Complex, which includes acute care beds, the long-term care skilled nursing unit Mansfield Place, a rehabilitation and therapy center, and additional ancillary services. Broaddus Hospital has 72 active beds which are divided into a combination of twelve acute care and swing beds, and a 60-bed skilled/intermediate nursing unit. The hospital’s service area includes Barbour, Harrison, Randolph, Taylor, and Upshur counties.
Broaddus has an on-site 24/7 Hospitalist program whose members are fully credentialed and part of the Medical Staff; operates a 24/7 365 day emergency department which received over 6,400 emergency room visits last year, outpatient specialties in podiatry and women’s health services, inpatient telemetry monitoring, a 24-hour full-service laboratory offering Phlebotomy, Chemistry, Microbiology and a Blood Bank; Radiology, including CT Scan, MRI, Dexa Scan, UltraSonography, Fluoroscopy, and Digital Mammography, and respiratory therapy.
Broaddus’s Rehabilitation services include physical, occupational, and speech therapy, treating joint replacements, fractures, strokes, arthritis, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions, mobility and lung problems. The pulmonary rehabilitation program improves the quality of life for patients who experience a wide range of lung problems, while the hospital’s Disaster Readiness program ensures that the staff and facilities are prepared to care for victims of large-scale accidents, natural disasters, epidemics, and terrorist actions.
The hospital’s community programs include public health support, an Industrial Wellness Program, annual Kids Safety Fair, 100 miles in 100 Days walking program, a Community Health Fair, Stroke Support Group and is part of the Barbour County Healthy Communities Collaborative.
Broaddus Hospital is located at # Healthcare Drive on Mansfield Hill in Philippi. For information, call (304) 457-1760.