Implicit bias is the single most important determinant of health and health care disparities, argues author and lawyer Dayna Bowen Matthew. She will address questions of race, inequality and health care at the 2nd Annual Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew, MD, Presentation on Health Inequities and Disparities. The address is part of an annual discussion of health [...]
Springfield Hospitals, County Health Department Collaborate on Project to Assess Sangamon County’s Health Needs
Memorial Medical Center, HSHS St. John’s Hospital and the Sangamon County Department of Public Health are once again collaborating on a project to assess the health needs of the residents of Sangamon county. As part of the assessment process, the two Springfield nonprofit hospitals and the county health department will ask all county residents to [...]
SIU Medicine has opened a new cosmetic clinic at 2201 W. White Oaks Dr. in Springfield. The building is also the location of Pure Synergy, which is made up of four separate businesses: Ahh Yoga, Body Symmetry, Physiotherapy Professionals and PureSynergy Massage. The SIU clinic will offer cash-based services, including wrinkle fillers, BOTOX® injections, spider [...]
On January 15, HSHS Medical Group opened a new facility at 125 E. Plummer Blvd. in Chatham, IL. It is now home to HSHS Medical Group Family Health, previously located at 345 North Main Street, and HSHS St. John’s TherapyCare, previously located at 1134 Commercial Court. A pediatric clinic will open in February. “HSHS Medical [...]
BY MICHELLE OWNBEY Passavant Area Hospital has expanded women’s health care services offered on the hospital’s campus with the opening of a renovated facility dedicated to women’s health. The Passavant Women’s Health Center, which opened Jan. 2, allows women in the Jacksonville area greater access to obstetric and gynecologic care, including care related to high-risk [...]
Pictured are Pat Schou (left), ICAHN Executive Director; Trina Casner, 2017 ICAHN Board President, Tyler Cormeny, O’Shea Builders Vice President; Bridget Ingebrigtsen, O’Shea Builders Marketing Director; Mike O’Shea, O’Shea Builders President; and Nick O’Brien, O’Shea Builders Project Manager.
O’Shea Builders was granted the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network’s highest award for service and commitment to the betterment of small and rural hospitals and their communities during ceremonies held at ICAHN’s annual conference, Nov. 14-15, at the I Hotel and Conference Center, in Champaign. ICAHN is a network of 55 small, rural hospitals dedicated [...]
Springfield Plastics launched its Fourth Annual Drain for the Cure campaign in October, which has resulted in a donation of $73,236 for the Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University in Springfield. “When we first started four years ago, we had a couple of employees and a couple more family members close to the company [...]
HSHS St. John’s Hospital is the first hospital in Sangamon County to offer Stryker’s Mako Robotic-Arm assisted total knee replacement procedures. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery is transforming the way joint replacement procedures are performed. Robotic-arm assisted surgery is a new approach to joint replacement that offers the potential for a higher level [...]
On Tuesday, Oct. 24, HSHS St. John’s Hospital officials and Springfield Public School District 186 administrators, teachers and students gathered at Dubois Elementary School to celebrate the launch of Project Fit America. St. John’s Hospital has sponsored the Project Fit America Wellness Grant Initiative in area schools since 2013, when the program was introduced at [...]
Tulin P. Ozyurt, D.M.D., dentist, CCHC and Steven Kirk, dental clinic patient.
As the need for accessible dental care in Springfield rises, HSHS St. John’s Hospital and Central Counties Health Centers are honored to announce that their dental clinic, located on the ninth floor of St. John’s Hospital, is expanding emergency services from two days per week to four. The new hours are Monday through Thursday, from [...]