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Simone Parlier named new executive director of HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital

HSHS St. John’s Hospital has announced Simone Parlier as the new executive director of women’s services and the children’s hospital. Her first day with the hospital was May 1. “This is my dream job,” said Parlier. “I am passionate about women’s health, especially as it relates to motherhood. I have dedicated my education and career [...]

By |May 25th, 2023|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

HSHS St. John’s Hospital unveils newly renovated critical care units

HSHS St. John’s Hospital recently completed the renovation and expansion of its intensive care unit (ICU) and cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU). The multi-year, $17.2 million project was completed by O’Shea Builders and resulted in 28 new ICU patient rooms, with a net addition of 10 CVICU and six ICU rooms. With new and existing [...]

By |April 27th, 2023|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Frank and Linda Vala donate $1 million to SIU School of Medicine

Local business owners and philanthropists Frank and Linda Vala have established an endowed chair to support research and training in urology at SIU School of Medicine. Memorial Health matched the Valas’ $1 million personal donation through the Springfield Memorial Foundation to create The Frank and Linda Vala Endowed Chair of Urology. The inaugural honoree is [...]

By |July 13th, 2022|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Springfield Clinic to break ground on new pediatrics building

Springfield Clinic will break ground on a new 40,000-square-foot pediatrics building on June 8. The two-story building will be constructed on a former farm field at 3500 Conifer Drive on Springfield's west side. "Parents rely on high-quality care from our provider teams delivered with an exceptional patient experience from start to finish,” says Dr. Purvi [...]

By |June 1st, 2022|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Springfield Clinic completes renovation of the fourth floor of HSHS St. John’s Hospital Pavilion

Springfield Clinic has completed a renovation of the fourth floor of the HSHS St. John’s Pavilion at 301 N. Eighth Street in Springfield, bringing multiple service lines into one location. Patients will be able to see Springfield Clinic providers in urology and orthopedics, and the renovated area includes space to perform certain urology procedures so [...]

By |February 9th, 2022|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments