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Springfield Clinic opens Jacksonville orthopedic clinic

Springfield Clinic opened a new orthopedic clinic in Jacksonville this month. Located at Passavant Area Hospital, the new Ortho 1st Clinic (O1C) employs orthopedic and sports medicine specialists to treat acute injuries to the musculoskeletal system. The clinic offers same-day appointments and local access to surgeons and sub-specialists from Springfield Clinic's orthopedic group, include Jacksonville-based [...]

St. John’s to start ICU remodel – Building permit roundup

HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield is slated to begin a remodel of its intensive care unit. The hospital obtained a building permit from the City of Springfield Building and Zoning department last week for the $5.9-million project. O'Shea Builders of Springfield is the contractor. Details on when construction begins weren't immediately available. Other projects [...]

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
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