Recently, Braxton County Memorial Hospital Emergency Department underwent process of trauma designation reverification, which resulted in the facility receiving an outstanding ZERO deficiencies. The reverification process, which is required to be completed every three years, included an on-site visit from representatives of the WV Office of Emergency Medical Services (WVOEMS). Braxton, like many rural hospitals, is designated as a Level IV trauma center. A Level IV center is a facility which provides advanced trauma life support prior to transfer in remote areas where no higher level of care is available.
The WV Bureau for Public Health . . .
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