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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

LLCC opens new Nursing Education Center in partnership with Memorial Health System

Signaling a new era in local nursing education, Lincoln Land Community College, in partnership with Memorial Health System, has opened a state-of-the-art facility aimed at addressing the regional nursing shortage. The new Nursing Education Center on the LLCC campus will allow 90 additional students to enroll in LLCC’s nursing program each year, for a total [...]

By |August 31st, 2021|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Springfield Clinic Radiology expands significantly

Springfield Clinic Radiology is expanding to include 26 radiologists and two advanced practice providers who will provide services to Springfield Clinic patients as well as patients of Memorial Medical Center, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Taylorville Memorial Hospital and Passavant Area Hospital. The new providers will offer services in diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology and neurointerventional radiology [...]

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Governor appoints four new commissioners to Mid-Illinois Medical District

Gov. JB Pritzker has appointed four new commission members to the Mid-Illinois Medical District, established in 2003 by the Illinois General Assembly to help promote growth in a one-square-mile area just north of downtown Springfield. Dr. Charlene Aaron, chancellor of St. John’s College of Nursing; Dr. Egbe Egiebor, director of the environmental health program and [...]

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments