health & Wellness

News, articles and updates for the Barbour County Community

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Employee Spotlight: Jessie Massimino

Barbour Community Health Association (BCHA) is thrilled to expand their Behavioral Health team with the hire of new Behavioral Health Case Manager, Jessie Massimino. Jessie has joined the team at Belington Medical Clinic and is excited about her future there. We caught up with Jessie to learn a little bit about her past experiences and why she’s excited to begin her new role at BCHA: Q: What qualifies you for this position? A: I received my bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Human Services from Davis & Elkins College in 2010 and have held many positions in the field since graduation.

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Employee Spotlight: Sallie Hamrick, RN

Provider Spotlight: Sallie Hamrick, RN Belington Medical Clinic is excited to announce the new hire of Nurse Manager Sallie Hamrick, RN. After two decades of nursing, Sallie has the experience to ensure the clinic runs smoothly. We sat down to speak with Sallie and get a little bit more information on her past and why she’s excited to begin her new role with Barbour Community Health Association (BCHA): Q: What qualifies you for this position? A: I received my associates degree from Davis and Elkins College in 1997 for nursing, currently take online courses through WVU Parkersburg and will have my

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Provider Spotlight: Jamie Wilson, LPC

Provider Spotlight: Jamie Wilson, LPC Barbour Behavioral Health continues to grow and develop to better serve the needs of Barbour County! In the past year programs such as Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Substance Abuse Counseling and our upcoming introduction of Neurofeedback Therapy have been expanding. To accommodate patients, we’ve also welcomed specialized and experienced team members to our Behavioral Health Program. Enter our newest Behavioral Health team member, Jamie Wilson! Jamie has recently joined us here at BCHA as a counselor. We sat down with Jamie to get to know her a little better: Q: What makes you qualified as a

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Open Enrollment: What You Need to Know

Open Enrollment: What You Need to Know It’s that time of year again, you are looking for all the best deals possible to cross off items on your Christmas list, but don’t forget to shop for health insurance! Tis the season for open enrollment across the nation. Barbour Community Health Association has been conducting outreach, education and enrollment into the ACA Marketplace for the past five years and is here to continue answering questions you have about open enrollment. To start you off – here is a quick guide to open enrollment: Am I eligible? If you are between the

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Provider Spotlight: Mark Tipton, Psy. D

Provider Spotlight: Mark Tipton, Psy. D Barbour Behavioral Health provides outpatient therapy and evaluation/assessment services for both children and adults and continues to grow with the addition of new accomplished staff members and specialized programs. Across the staff, there are therapists skilled in trauma, play therapy, parent-behavioral training, and substance abuse treatment among other specialty areas. Dr. Mark Tipton, Psy.D. recently joined the Barbour Community Health Association (BCHA) team and filled us in on his new role with Barbour Behavioral Health: Q: What makes you qualified as a behavioral health specialist? A: I have an MA in Information Sciences from Marshall

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5 Reasons to Register for Our Diabetes Education Classes

5 Reasons to Register for Our Diabetes Education Classes The number of people affected by diabetes in West Virginia grows every day. For those affected by the disease, life can seem overwhelming with all the concerns, dietary requirements, and new medications. At Myers Clinic, our job is to make sure you’re armed with the education you need to stay healthy. That’s why we’re offering a FREE 4-course Diabetes Education Class that will be held every Tuesday beginning October 9, 2018, at 2:00 PM. Classes will be taught by Holly Holbert, RN, BSN, and will focus on diabetic tips, best practices,

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