WESTON, W.Va. – As Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital continues to open more and more as the pandemic subsides, they are also looking for ways to treat people more efficiently and comfortably for the range of other conditions they suffer from. ‘face. And in a modern world, that doesn’t always mean admitting them.
“That is why it is so important to have external consultations in a hospital. Care has changed over the years and is not so close to hospitalization as hospitalization, ”said Kevin Stalnaker, SJMH’s managing director.
An example of this approach to outpatient care is the new clinic that opens at Weston’s Market Place Mall. When it opens its doors next week, it will also provide a closer path for people to get the treatment they needed before the pandemic.
“It is so important that we contact these people and take care of them and make sure they continue their health care on a regular basis because when these things are not maintained, it is when they can cause big problems and many illnesses and long-term illness,” he said. dir Stalnaker.
Like everyone else, the pandemic changes the way the hospital treats its care, but Stalnaker says it doesn’t make his outpatient plan less valuable or important.
“It is no surprise to anyone that the COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for everyone, but it has been very stressful for healthcare providers and for the provision of care, but that does not diminish our commitment to power. provide this care closer to home ”