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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

Newly expanded NICU opens at HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital

The new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) has opened at HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital. The new unit is more than double the original size at 28,000-square feet. Innovative features of the new family-centered unit include: Single family rooms where parents can stay overnight. Expanded rooms that allow NICU twins and their families to stay [...]

By |March 24th, 2021|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Memorial Physician Services – Women’s Healthcare joins Springfield Clinic

Memorial Physician Services – Women’s Healthcare, an obstetrics and gynecology group, is now a part of Springfield Clinic's Center for Women's Health, as of Jan. 11. The group, which includes Dr. Neha Amin, Dr. Chinelo Echeazu, Dr. Jillian Henry and Dr. Amanda O’Brien, will continue to provide care at their current location in the Baylis [...]

Lincoln Land Community College changed its training facility name

Lincoln Land Community College has changed the name of its training facility at 130 W. Mason, located in the Mid-Illinois Medical District and blocks away from two major hospitals, to LLCC-Medical District. The facility opened in 1999 as the Capital City Center and initially focused on workforce development for technology. However, the training opportunities have [...]

By |January 6th, 2021|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Springfield Clinic opens drive-up lab downtown

Taking winter weather into account, Springfield Clinic’s drive-up lab has relocated to the former U.S. Bank building at 701 S. Sixth St., effective Oct. 26. “Springfield Clinic set up drive-up lab services to help reduce the number of times patients would need to enter the buildings for routine lab visits,” Tom Fitch, senior director of [...]

By |October 26th, 2020|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Drive-thru health care: Springfield Clinic adapts to pandemic

By Holly Whisler A drive-up may not sound like a health care delivery model, but Springfield Clinic will soon have two drive-up lab locations for the convenience of its patients. COVID has caused many people to rethink necessary activities, and businesses have responded with innovative ways to help us collectively adapt. “Springfield Clinic set up [...]

By |September 14th, 2020|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Memorial Health System to provide $6 million in funding for new nursing center at LLCC

Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) and Memorial Health System (MHS) have announced a nursing education partnership to address the regional nursing shortage. With support from MHS, LLCC will admit 90 additional students per year to the college’s associate degree nursing program, for a total of 215 new nursing students annually. MHS will provide approximately $6.1 [...]

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Brad Reach is the new CFO of Springfield Clinic

Brad Reach is the new vice president and chief financial officer for Springfield Clinic. Reach most recently served as CFO of Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas, and Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru, Illinois. Prior to that, Reach served in various finance roles at OSF St. Francis Medical Center and Heartland Regional Medical [...]

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments