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    Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance to Host Conference on Patient Safety

    Featuring three experts on palliative care, a seminar on patient safety, “Fundamentally Human: An Innovative Exploration of Patient Safety and Engagement,” will be presented Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.

    Memorial’s Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Program Receives Recertification from Joint Commission

    Memorial Medical Center received a two-year recertification for its lung volume reduction surgery program, becoming one of only four healthcare facilities in the nation – and the only one in Illinois – to earn the achievement from the Joint Commission.

    Passavant Area Hospital Appoints Marshall Hale, MD, As Chief Medical Officer

    Marshall Hale, MD, a family medicine physician affiliated with Memorial Physician Services (MPS)-Jacksonville, is Passavant Area Hospital’s new chief medical officer (CMO).

    Conquering CAUTI: Advancing Needs Assessments Using Simulation

    There are three hospital associations that make up the Great Lakes Partners for Patient Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (GLPP HIIN): The Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA), the Michigan Health and Hospital Association (MHA) and the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA).

    Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon Will Be Held This Month at Gus and Flora Kerasotes YMCA

    The second Dan Adair, MD, Memorial Triathlon will take place Sunday, Aug. 27, at the Gus and Flora Kerasotes YMCA, 4550 W. Iles Ave.

    Memorial Medical Center to Host Free Introductory Seminar on Fitness for Adults Over 40

    Memorial Medical Center will host a free introductory session for athletes and active adults over 40 years old at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at Memorial SportsCare.

    Memorial’s Festival of Trees Seeks Designers

    Limited designer opportunities remain available for Memorial’s 28th annual Festival of Trees, “Skates, Sleds and Snow,” which will be held Nov. 18-26 in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

    Three Hospitals in Memorial Health System Named Among Most Wired in Nation

    Three of Memorial Health System's hospitals were named among the nation's most wired hospitals, according to the Hospital & Health Networks’ 19th annual Health Care’s Most Wired Survey.

    Memorial Health System, Heritage Health to Open 19-Bed Inpatient Hospice Unit in Springfield

    A 19-bed inpatient hospice unit will open in early June as part of an expansion of a partnership between Memorial Health System and Heritage Health.

    Memorial Health System CEO Ed Curtis to Receive Honorary Doctorate During UIS Commencement

    Edgar J. Curtis, president and CEO of Memorial Health System, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of Illinois on May 13 during commencement ceremonies for the University of Illinois Springfield.

    TMH Hosts Mental Health First Aid Training

    Taylorville Memorial Hospital hosted the first session of Mental Health First Aid Training on February 15 and 16, 2017. This training helps community members learn how to identify and respond to people showing signs of mental illness and substance abuse.

    ALMH Named as 2017 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

    Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Illinois was recently named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health.

    Visitors to Memorial Health System Hospitals Encouraged to Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Influenza

    Illinois is experiencing a severe flu season, with many people experiencing flu-like symptoms throughout Illinois, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

    Influenza Precautions in Place at Memorial Health System Hospitals

    Visitors to Memorial Health System Hospitals Encouraged to Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Influenza

    Memorial Health System One of Top 10 Healthcare Organizations Recognized for Leadership Development

    Memorial Health System was among the top 10 healthcare organizations in the nation to be recognized for its commitment to leadership development.

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