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10th annual Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer

BY KAREN ACKERMAN WITTER  The Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer, sponsored by the Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine, inspires and celebrates while raising funds for cancer research. Nearly 500 people are expected to attend the 10th annual event on Friday, April 12 at the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in downtown Springfield. Courtney Clark, a [...]

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Medical News, News|0 Comments

Springfield Clinic opens new rehabilitation services clinic

Springfield Clinic has opened a new location for rehabilitation services named Springfield Clinic West Wabash. It is located at 4525 Wabash Avenue in Suites D and E in the YellowStone complex, which formerly housed Anytime Fitness and a physical therapy office. O’Shea Builders recently completed a $650,000 renovation of the 6400 square foot space. The [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Simmons Cancer Institute receives proceeds from Beautiful Bras fundraiser

On Nov. 19, BJ Grand Salon & Spa presented a check to Dr. Aziz Khan of Simmons Cancer Institute, representing a donation of $12,375 raised from the most recent Beautiful Bras fundraiser. Proceeds from the October event will be used to purchase hair loss accessories including wigs, hats, and scarves for the wig boutique at Simmons Cancer Institute, [...]

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

SIU School of Medicine creates new department

The Department of Population Science and Policy, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine’s first new department in nearly three decades, aims to be a champion for rural Illinoisans. To improve the health and wellness in the 66 counties of central and southern Illinois, the department will identify community-based interventions and study how factors such as [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Healthy Jacksonville initiative announced

A partnership between Passavant Area Hospital, SIU School of Medicine and MacMurray College aims to increase access to health care using a holistic approach for vulnerable or at-risk residents of Jacksonville. Healthy Jacksonville, modeled after a highly-successful and award-winning community health worker (CHW) program in the Enos Park neighborhood in Springfield, will initiate engagement with [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Medical News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HSHS consolidates offices, moves employees into former AIG building

The former AIG office building, located at 3051 Hollis Drive in Springfield, has recently undergone a major renovation in preparation for the newest tenant. Earlier this year, Founders Properties obtained commercial demolition and remodeling permits, with a total project value of $888,799. O’Shea Builders served as the general contractor. The space is now occupied by [...]

By |August 10th, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

HSHS St. John’s Cancer Center completes renovations

HSHS St. John’s Cancer Center, located at 301 N. 8th Street, has recently completed an extensive renovation and officially opened to patients on Aug. 6. The new center includes an infusion center, medical oncology physician clinics and radiation oncology as well as lab services, all inside the St. John’s Pavilion. This $3.9 million project will [...]

By |August 7th, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

American Hospital Association Honors HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Memorial Medical Center with National Award

The American Hospital Association is recognizing Springfield’s two nonprofit hospitals for their collaborative effort to improve community health in Enos Park, a low-income neighborhood located between the hospitals. HSHS St. John’s Hospital and Memorial Medical Center will receive the NOVA Award at the AHA’s Leadership Summit in San Diego, California, on July 28. The hospitals [...]

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments