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Mar 12, 1850

Wheeling Hospital was chartered

1853

Bishop Richard Whelan bought property for the Wheeling Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1853

1856

Wheeling Hospital moved to the Michael Sweeney Mansion

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1864

A wing of Wheeling Hospital was rented by the U.S. Army

1892

Wheeling Hospital grew to 90 beds

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1900

A nursing school was founded at Wheeling Hospital

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1914

Wheeling Hospital grew to 225 beds

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1933

A new central portion of Wheeling Hospital was constructed

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1948

A physical therapy department was opened at Wheeling Hospital

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1950

An outpatient department was opened at Wheeling Hospital

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1963

Wheeling Hospital set up the first intensive care unit in West Virginia

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1966

Wheeling Hospital set up the first coronary care unit in West Virginia

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1975

The nursing school at Wheeling Hospital was discontinued

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1978

The region's first cardiac catheterization laboratory was opened at Wheeling Hospital

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1983

A continuous-care and kidney dialysis center was dedicated at Wheeling Hospital

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1994

The first open heart surgery in the area was performed at Wheeling Hospital

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1996

A second cardiac catheterization laboratory was opened at Wheeling Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1996


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