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Hospital Upgrades Medication Dispensing Cabinets

March 24, 2017

Wilbarger General Hospital has implemented a new medication dispensing system that is the first of its kind to be implemented in Texas. The new system is the Omnicell XT Automated Dose Dispensing Cabinet, which is more efficient, safe and flexible than its predecessor.

New Company Providing ER Physicians

March 15, 2017

With its eye on improving the health care service residents of Wilbarger, Foard and Hardeman counties receive when they walk through the door, Wilbarger General Hospital has made a change in its Emergency Room. After years of using the company EmCare to provide physicians for the ER, Wilbarger General has made the decision to partner with Texas-based Concord Medical Group.

WGH To Host Eat Smart, Live Strong Classes

February 17, 2017

Wilbarger General Hospital is partnering with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on a four-part health education program entitled Eat Smart, Live Strong.

CEO Discusses Hospital Plans

February 13, 2017

Wilbarger General Hospital CEO Claudia Eisenmann recently went on the This, That & the Other, program on Vernon's local radio station, KVWC, and talked about the progress the hospital has made as well as future plans.

Open House to be Held for New Providers

February 08, 2017

To celebrate the addition of three new health care providers to the Wilbarger General Medical Group, Wilbarger General Hospital will have a come-and-go Open House on Thursday. The Open House will give residents an opportunity to welcome general surgeon Dr. John Lang and Family Nurse Practitioner Kimberly Babb to the community, as well as welcome Dr. Travis Lehman back to his hometown.

General Surgeon Dr. Lang To Open Office

February 05, 2017

The Wilbarger General Medical Group is expanding and one of the newest members to join the group’s medical staff is general surgeon Dr. John Lang. Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Lang specializes in colon and rectal surgery, specifically endoscopy, laparoscopic surgery and management of inflammatory bowel disease.

Kimberly Babb To Begin Seeing Patients

February 05, 2017

Family Nurse Practitioner Kimberly Babb is one of the newest additions to the Wilbarger General Medical Group. After earning her LVN and RN licenses, Kimberly continued her education at the University of Texas in Arlington. She received her bachelor of science degree in nursing, and then went on to earn her MSN Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Walden University.

Dr. Lehman To Open Practice

February 05, 2017

Dr. Travis Lehman, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and a Vernon native, is returning to his hometown to become Wilbarger General Hospital’s Medical Director and to also see patients in his internal medicine practice.

Radiology to Begin Offering Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening

January 26, 2017

Beginning on Feb. 1, the Wilbarger General Hospital Radiology Department will begin offering Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening. This preventative screening measure is to lung cancer what a mammogram is to breast cancer when it comes to detecting cancer at its earliest stages.

Lehman, Lang & Babb Joining WG Medical Group

January 18, 2017

When Claudia Eisenmann joined Wilbarger General Hospital as Chief Executive Officer, she said it was immediately obvious the region needed more health care professionals to serve the population. That is why she established as her first priority the recruitment of new physicians and mid-level practitioners. The first physician to join the newly formed Wilbarger General Medical Group was Dr. Sesan Olutu, a Board Certified Family Practice Physician, who began his practice in Vernon in July of 2016. Since then, Eisenmann has announced the addition of two more board certified physicians and one nurse practitioner who will be joining the medical group.

Claudia Eisenmann, Wilbarger General CEO, Named Game Changer for 2016

January 10, 2017

Eighteen months ago Claudia Eisenmann was introduced as the new CEO of Wilbarger General Hospital. Her tenacious and upbeat, never-quit attitude, was the injection that Vernon needed. These achievements which brought the hospital back from the edge of bankruptcy to again becoming a vital part of the community earned Eisenmann a nomination as a Game Changer for 2016.

Diabetes a Silent Disease

November 23, 2016

There are several diseases that can attack the body for months before it gets to a point where the disease is finally noticed, and one of those silent attackers is diabetes. With November being National Diabetes Month, this is a perfect time to increase awareness of the disease as well as provide information to those who have diabetes on how to manage the disease and live longer, healthier lives with the disease.

Golf Tournament Benefits WGH Foundation

September 28, 2016

Despite partly cloudy skies and a forecast of rain, 56 golfers hit the course at the Hill Crest Country Club Saturday morning for the 1st Annual Wilbarger General Hospital Foundation Charting the Course Golf Tournament and battled it out in a close race with only eight strokes separating first and last place.

Family Practice Physician Dr. Sesan Olotu Opens Office

September 16, 2016

During the first week of September, Wilbarger General Hospital welcomed Dr. Sesan Olotu to the Wilbarger General Medical Group and since that time the family practice physician has been busy accepting new patients of all ages.

Hospitalist Program to Begin Aug. 15

August 11, 2016

Wilbarger General Hospital is excited to announce that the facility is preparing to launch another new service to benefit the community and the local medical staff. The service is called a Hospitalist Program and is quickly becoming the standard for inpatient hospital care throughout the United States.

Secure entrances at WGH

July 22, 2016

All outside entrances into WGH, except for the front door and the ER entrance, are now locked for security purposes. This includes the north entrances by the Rehab and Lab Departments. Anyone coming into the hospital must enter through the front doors or the ER entrance.