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New cardiovascular intensive care unit to open

The Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John’s Hospital will open its new cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU) on Monday, July 16. At a blessing ceremony on July 9, colleagues and visitors were given tours of the new space that will be dedicated to helping cardiac patients recover after open heart, cardiovascular, vascular and thoracic [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

HSHS Medical Group welcomes two new physicians to Chatham.

HSHS Medical Group welcomes Erin Blackburn, MD, and Gopinathan Nambiar, MD, FAAP, to the Chatham community. Both pediatricians, these physicians offer patient-first care to patients from birth to 21 years of age. Blackburn earned her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and a bachelor’s degree from Baker University in Kansas. She [...]

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

Author of ‘Just Medicine’ to speak on racial bias in health care

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 [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

SIU Medicine opens two new office locations

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 [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

HSHS Medical Group opens new facility in Chatham

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 |January 24th, 2018|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Passavant Area Hospital expands women’s health care services

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 [...]

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

O’Shea Builders recognized for service and commitment to small, rural hospitals

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 [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Local manufacturing company donates to Simmons Cancer Institute

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 [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments
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