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Springfield physician at SIU to lead national doctor’s group

By Patrick Yeagle A Springfield doctor was named last week to lead a nationwide group of internal medicine specialists. Dr. Susan Thompson Hingle. Photo courtesy of SIU Medicine. Dr. Susan Thompson Hingle, professor and internal medicine specialist at SIU School of Medicine in Springfield, was chosen as chair of the Board of Regents [...]

Federal grant kickstarts new SIU training

To better address all aspects of patients' health, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is thinking differently. "Think beyond the individual patient office visit," said Janet Albers, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. "Health workers must take a population health approach to caring for patients. That means understanding how [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Cardiologist joins SIU Medical School

Abhishek K. Kulkarni, MD, has joined the faculty of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor in the division of cardiology. He is also a member of SIU HealthCare, the School's group practice. Before joining SIU, Kulkarni completed a cardiovascular fellowship and internal medicine residency at Guthrie Clinic/Robert Packer Hospital (2016, 2012) [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

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Memorial Medical Center launches Advanced Hernia Center, partners with SIU HealthCare and Springfield Clinic Memorial Medical Center has launched the Memorial Advanced Hernia Center to assist patients facing complex hernia cases. Dr. John Mellinger, a surgeon with SIU HealthCare, and Dr. James Fullerton, a surgeon with Springfield Clinic, serve as co-medical directors of the Memorial [...]

By |December 18th, 2015|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Memorial Home Services Hospice seeks volunteers

Memorial Home Services Hospice will offer training in October to people who are interested in serving as volunteers. Volunteers work with patients and families in 14 counties throughout central Illinois. More than 75 individuals currently serve as volunteers for Memorial Home Services Hospice, helping with a wide range of duties, such as providing companionship to [...]

By |September 10th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois announces hire of new Development and Communications Coordinator

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois (RMHCCI) is pleased to announce the hire of new Development and Communications Coordinator, Johanna Moll. Moll will work with the Executive Director, Kelly Thompson, and the Board of Directors to achieve the organization’s annual fundraising and communications goals. She will have an integral role in the development, coordination, [...]

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Sponsorship and Designer Opportunities Available for Memorial’s Festival of Trees

Sponsorship and designer opportunities are still available for Memorial’s 25th anniversary Festival of Trees, “Glitter and Glisten.” The Festival will be held Nov. 22-30 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Available sponsorships start at $400. Sponsor benefits include one of the decorated items on display at the festival, signage and advertising, and [...]

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Land of Lincoln Health Accredited by the Better Business Bureau

Land of Lincoln Health (LLH), Illinois’ first and only consumer-operated and -oriented health insurance plan (CO-OP), announced today that it has received accreditation from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Chicago and Northern Illinois. Accreditation by the BBB is based on a number of factors including embodiment of integrity, security of sensitive data, responsiveness to [...]

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Ray Gensinger, M.D., named chief information officer

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) today announced that Dr. Raymond Gensinger has accepted an invitation to serve as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS). Dr. Gensinger will begin his services with HSHS on August 18. He succeeds William Montgomery, who retired as CIO on July 11. In his position, Dr. Gensinger [...]

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments
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