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  • Four South Lake Tahoe Women Claim Adventure Race Title

    Posted: 10/14/2019

    (South Lake Tahoe, CA) – On Saturday, September 21, thirteen teams lined up at Baldwin Beach in freezing temperatures at 7:00 a.m.  to start the fourth annual Tahoe Challenge Medical Wilderness Adventure Race (MedWAR). Six hours and 45 minutes later, the Killa Fly Girls team would be the first to cross the finish line - two hours before any of their opponents - and claim first place. This is the Killa Fly Girls third time participating in MedWAR and their first victory. All four team members hail f...

  • Tahoe's Medical Wilderness Adventure Race (MedWAR) Registration Open

    Posted: 07/02/2019

    (South Lake Tahoe, Calif.) – Outdoor adventurists can now register for the 4th Annual Tahoe Challenge Medical Wilderness Adventure Race (MedWAR), sponsored by Barton Health. On September 21, teams of racers will mountain bike, kayak, trail run, and navigate to checkpoints containing wilderness medicine scenarios and questions. Barton has worked closely with the U.S. Forest Service and Emerald Bay State Park to plan the 25 mile course that highlights the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe. Registration and more...

  • Kristi Jouett: Keeping student athletes in the game

    Posted: 05/30/2019

    Even though school is almost out for the summer, if you have children that play sports it’s time to start thinking ahead to next year. Participating in student athletics promotes mental and physical well-being; which is why Barton Health is offering free sports physicals for student athletes at the Center for Orthopedics & Wellness on Monday, June 3, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. As part of its commitment to community health, Barton hosts an annual event to provide free sports physicals for all local student a...

  • New Barton MRI Suite Offers Latest in Medical Imaging

    Posted: 04/09/2019

    (South Lake Tahoe, CA) – Barton Health is now scheduling patients at its new MRI Suite. The $3.3 million project offers an improved medical imaging experience with a private waiting area, increased safety features, faster exam times and the latest in magnetic resonance imaging equipment. Inside Barton’s MRI Suite, a new MRI machine features state-of-the-art Short Bore and Wide Bore technology. Short Bore MRI delivers powerful imaging capabilities on a smaller footprint, allowing technicians more room fo...

  • Results from the 2018 Community Health Assessment Released

    Posted: 12/27/2018

    ( South Lake Tahoe, CA ) - Barton Health has announced the results of the 2018 Community Health Needs Assessment , a comprehensive follow-up to similar studies completed in 2012 and 2015. The Community Health Needs Assessment identifies the key health issues facing the Barton Health service area. It uses a systematic, data-driven process to determine the health status, concerns, and needs of residents in the South Tahoe community. “The Community Health Needs Assessment provides valuable insight about the...

  • Barton Health Earns Core Certification for Total Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery

    Posted: 09/24/2018

    (South Lake Tahoe, CA) – Barton Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Core Certification in total hip and knee joint replacement surgery. This accreditation demonstrates commitment to a higher standard of service and provides a framework for Barton's organizational structure and management. Offices and service lines throughout Barton Health System, including those at the new Barton Center for Orthopedics & Wellness, underwent a rigorous onsite review process earlier thi...

  • Medical Fellowships and Residencies Elevate Care at Barton Health

    Posted: 08/28/2018

    (South Lake Tahoe, Calif.) – Behind the scenes at Barton Health is a thriving culture of teaching and learning through specialized fellowship and medical residency programs. Just as Lake Tahoe attracts visitors from around the world, these programs attract doctors from around the world to gain experience in their medical specialty. By facilitating a constant exchange of experience and new practices, fellowship and residency programs elevate the clinical environment for Barton physicians and enhance qual...

  • Community Invited to Open House at Robert Maloff Center, Sept. 22

    Posted: 08/27/2018

    (South Lake Tahoe, CA) – Barton Health will be offering tours during its open house event at the new Robert Maloff Center, located at 2170 B South Ave. in South Lake Tahoe, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 2018. The 26,000 square foot state-of-the-art medical facility houses the Barton Center for Orthopedics & Wellness, which combines orthopedics, rehabilitation, performance-based training programs and overall wellness therapies for the community under one roof. Open house attende...

  • Medical Wilderness Adventure Race (MedWAR) Registration Open

    Posted: 08/03/2018

    (South Lake Tahoe, Calif.) – Outdoor adventurists can now register for the 3rd Annual Tahoe Challenge Medical Wilderness Adventure Race (MedWAR), sponsored by Barton Health. On September 8, racers will mountain bike, kayak, trail run, and navigate to checkpoints containing wilderness medicine scenarios and questions. Barton has worked closely with the U.S. Forest Service and Emerald Bay State Park to plan the 18-20 mile course that highlights the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe. Registration and more infor...

  • New $15 Million Barton Center for Orthopedics & Wellness Innovates Regional Health Care

    Posted: 07/13/2018

    (South Lake Tahoe, CA) – A dream to improve community health and well-being of others is now a reality at the Robert Maloff Center, located on the Barton Health medical campus. The 26,000 square foot state-of-the-art medical facility houses the Barton Center for Orthopedics & Wellness, which breaks the mold of regional health care by combining orthopedics, rehabilitation, performance-based training programs and overall wellness therapies. This new model of care addresses the entire patient, not just...

  • Prominent Orthopedic Surgeon Keith R. Swanson, MD Named Barton Health 2018 Doctor of the Year

    Posted: 03/30/2018

    (South Lake Tahoe, CA) – The votes have been counted and Dr. Keith Swanson has been named Barton Health’s Doctor of the Year. Each year, hundreds of Barton team members cast their vote to nominate a favorite physician in honor of National Doctor’s Day, and the 2018 winner was announced at Barton’s Doctor’s Day Celebration, March 29th. “We honor Dr. Swanson as our Doctor of the Year, and the incredible contributions he’s made to the community as an orthopedic surgeon and practitioner of nearly 40 years,”...

  • Barton Health’s Ties To Olympic History

    Posted: 01/30/2018

    (South Lake Tahoe, CA) – From physicians providing orthopedic care at the Winter Games, to personalized training of Olympic athletes, Barton Health has a long-standing tradition of helping Team U.S.A. competitors go for the gold.   This history began in the 1960s, after the Olympics at Squaw Valley, when Dr. Paul Fry moved his family to South Lake Tahoe and established the Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic. During this time, Dr. Fry became an orthopedic physician for the Barton Hospital. Wi...

  • Dr. Jeffrey A. Orr Returns to South Lake Tahoe as Barton Health’s Newest Orthopedic Surgeon

    Posted: 11/01/2017

    South Lake Tahoe, CA – Barton Health is proud to announce Jeffrey A. Orr, MD, has returned to his hometown of South Lake Tahoe to join its network of talented orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Orr received his medical doctorate from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He conducted his orthopedic surgery residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He completed his fellowship training at the University of South Florida.  He’s an affiliate of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and t...

  • Barton Health Begins Construction of New Health and Sports Performance Center

    Posted: 08/25/2016

    South Lake Tahoe, CA – Barton Health staff and community benefactors dipped their shovels and broke ground on the future site of the Robert Maloff Center of Excellence on August 23, 2016.  Approximately 130 invited guests attended the groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday afternoon. Chris Proctor, PT, Administrative Director of Barton Health’s Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, has been coordinating the project and, at the groundbreaking, described how programs in the Center will benefit patients and the c...

  • Barton Health’s Wellness and Sports Performance Center Project Moves Forward

    Posted: 09/14/2015

    South Lake Tahoe, CA – The Robert Maloff Center of Excellence plans have been approved, and construction preparation for the parking garage will begin this month. The Center of Excellence will expand orthopedic, sports performance, and wellness services on the Barton Health campus. Individuals will work with a health navigator and a team of medical providers to develop and implement a customized care plan that integrates health, fitness, nutrition, and medical expertise.   “The Center of Excellence...

  • Barton Health Receives $10 Million for Center of Excellence

    Posted: 04/17/2015

    South Lake Tahoe, CA - This past Wednesday, April 15, Lisa Maloff donated $10 million for the Robert Maloff Center of Excellence to the Barton Foundation.   Lisa Maloff and her late husband, Robert, have always had a heart for wellness and improving the community.  She is a long term resident of Tahoe’s South Shore and was a founding member of the Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.   The award was accepted by Barton Health staff, Kindle Craig (Director of Strategy and Development) and Ch...