Barbara A. Yarrish, RN

Barbara A. Yarrish, RNSenior Vice President, Post-acute Services, WellSpan Health
President, WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital

Ms. Yarrish leads the strategic planning and operational oversight of the WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital, a 73-bed inpatient specialty facility for orthopedic, spine, neurosurgery and rehabilitation. She also has responsibility for leading all post-acute services for our health system, including home care, durable medical equipment and Good Samaritan Hospice, and managing positive relationships with regional skilled nursing facilities. She provides oversight of the inpatient rehabilitation units at WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital, WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital and WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, as well as the transitional care unit at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

She has served as president of the WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital since its founding in 2012 after joining WellSpan in 2006 as a post-acute care consultant. Prior to that time, Ms. Yarrish served as the director of patient care services and regional nurse executive with HealthSouth. She has also spearheaded the opening of a home health agency and an interventional pain management center.

Ms. Yarrish holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from College Misericordia.  She is a member of the American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association, the Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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