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Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois Receives $30,000 Grant from Women for Women Initiative
April 18, 2014 | Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois (MHCCI) received a $30,000 grant from the Women for Women initiative at the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln.
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Charles Callahan Named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Memorial Health System
April 02, 2014 | Charles Callahan, senior vice president and chief quality officer for Memorial Health System, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective April 1.
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Memorial Health System, Passavant Area Hospital Affiliation Approved
April 01, 2014 | Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville has cleared all regulatory approvals and has become the fourth hospital to join Memorial Health System.
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Memorial Health System Hospitals Lift Visitor Flu Restrictions
February 25, 2014 | With flu cases in Illinois declining, Memorial Health System's three hospitals - Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Memorial Medical Center in Springfield and Taylorville Memorial Hospital - have lifted their visitor restrictions.
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Passavant Area Board of Directors Names Doug Rahn as Next Passavant President and CEO
February 20, 2014 | Douglas L. Rahn, DBA, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Memorial Health System, has been selected by the Passavant Area Board of Directors as the next president and CEO of Passavant Area Hospital, pending the successful completion of Passavant's affiliation with the health system.
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Memorial Medical Center Accepting Applications for Free Nursing Camp for Students
February 11, 2014 | Memorial Medical Center is accepting applications for a free, four-day summer camp for high school students interested in a nursing career.
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Memorial Health System Annual Report Available Online
January 29, 2014 | Memorial Health System's annual report is now available to the public online.
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Memorial Health System, SIU HealthCare Launch Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance
January 15, 2014 |
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Memorial Health System, Passavant Area Hospital to Pursue Affiliation
January 03, 2014 | Memorial Health System chairman of the board James P. Bruner and Passavant Area Hospital board chairwoman Janet M. Terry have announced the two organizations have signed an affiliation agreement that would make Passavant the Springfield-based health system's fourth hospital, pending regulatory approvals.
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All Memorial Physician Services' Primary-Care Offices Receive National Medical-Home Recognition
November 06, 2013 | All of the Memorial Physician Services' primary-care locations were recognized as Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Homes, the highest level possible, by the National Comittee for Quality Assistance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 (PCMH 2011) program.
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Robert Scott Joins Memorial Health System as VP of Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer
October 22, 2013 | Robert Scott has been named the new vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer for Memorial Health System.
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Memorial Health System Earns Quality Excellence Award from Illinois Hospital Association
October 01, 2013 | Memorial Health System captured top honors in the healthcare system category in a quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Hospital Association.
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Southern Illinois Healthcare Partners With The BJC Collaborative
September 10, 2013 | Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) today announced that it would participate in The BJC Collaborative, a partnership among health care systems throughout Illinois, Missouri and Eastern Kansas.
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Memorial Medical Center Once Again Receives Rare Fivefold Accreditation for Rehabilitation Services
August 20, 2013 | Memorial Medical Center has once again received a rare fivefold accreditation for its rehabilitation services from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
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Gildner Receives Certification to Treat Female Urinary Incontinence
August 19, 2013 | Dr. James Gildner with Memorial Physician Services – Women’s Healthcare has been certified to prescribe a medical device to help women with bladder leakage.
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Two Memorial Health System Hospitals Named Among Most Wired in the Nation
July 19, 2013 | Two Memorial Health System hospitals have been named among the nation's most wired hospitals in the 15th annual Health Care's Most Wired Survey.
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Blessing Health System Partners with the BJC Collaborative
May 10, 2013 | Blessing Health System in Quincy, under the sponsorship of Memorial Health System, will take part as a participant in the BJC Collaborative.
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New Physician Clinics Scheduled to Open on Passavant Area Hospital Campus in June
April 17, 2013 | A new 70,700-square-foot medical office building on the Passavant Area Hospital campus will open to the public on June 3.
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Two Memorial Health System Hospitals Placed Among Nation's Best Rural Hospitals
March 28, 2013 | Two Memorial Health System Hospitals - Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital of Lincoln and Taylorville Memorial Hospital - have been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics as two of the nation's top 100 best-performing critical access hospitals.
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Memorial Health System and Passavant Area Hospital Discussion
March 22, 2013 | Memorial Health System is pleased to learn that the Passavant Area Hospital Board of Directors voted unanimously on March 18 to proceed with the exploration of a future affiliation with Memorial Health System.
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Media Coverage

DMH Partnership to Offer Bariatric Program
Herald-Review (4/13/2014)
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Jacksonville Institution Becomes Memorial Affiliate
State Journal-Register (4/1/2014)
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President Ford's Son to Speak at Springfield Fundraiser
State Journal-Register (3/29/2014)
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State Panel Approves Memorial-Passavant Affiliation
WUIS.org (3/11/2014)
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Good Nutrition Possible with the Right Attitude,Education
Decatur Herald & Review (3/6/2014)
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New Passavant CEO comes from Memorial Health System
State Journal-Register (2/20/2014)
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Memorial-SIU Program to Offer Rare Hand-Transplant Surgery
State Journal-Register (1/27/2014)
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Memorial, SIU HealthCare Form Improvement Partnership
State Journal-Register (1/16/2014)
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Problems Remain With State's Four-Drug Policy
State Journal-Register (12/24/2013)
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Local Convenience, Friendly Hospital Staff Important to New Mom
Lincoln Courier (11/21/2013)
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Memorial Physician Services-Lincoln Recognized as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home
State Journal-Register (11/13/2013)
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Consumers Named Memorial Medical Center One of the Top Hospitals in the Country
State Journal-Register (11/6/2013)
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Hospital Expansions Taking Shape
The State Journal-Register (11/4/2013)
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Memorial Opens New Weight-Loss Facility for Patients
The State Journal-Register (11/4/2013)
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Memorial Expanding Mental Health Services at Doctors' Offices
State Journal-Register (9/28/2013)
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Memorial Diabetes Services
State Journal-Register (9/19/2013)
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Moving Beyond 'Surviving' Cancer at the Oncology Rehab Center
State Journal-Register (9/1/2013)
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Life Experience Leads to Practicing, Teaching Reiki
State Journal-Register (9/1/2013)
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Memorial Medical Center among 'most-wired' hospitals
State Journal - Register (7/22/2013)
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Memorial Health System Selects Micromedex Evidence-based Drug, Toxicology, Disease and Condition Management Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Solution
The Wall Sreet Journal (6/20/2013)
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Memorial Medical Center Offers E-Reader Rentals
The State-Journal Register (6/15/2013)
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New Medical Center Opens in Jacksonville
FoxIllinois.com (6/4/2013)
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New Medical Center Opens in Jacksonville
WICS Channel 20 (6/3/2013)
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Physicians open new building for tours
My Journal Courier - Jacksonville (5/19/2013)
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Women's Health Week Focuses on Mammograms
WICS NewsChannel 20 (5/17/2013)
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Memorial Medical Center to Begin $145M Expansion
Becker's Hospital Review (5/15/2013)
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Memorial breaks ground for $145 million expansion
State Journal-Register (5/14/2013)
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Memorial Medical Center Breaks Ground on New Expansion
WAND-TV (5/14/2013)
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Memorial Breaks Ground on Biggest Project Ever
WICS NewsChannel 20 (5/14/2013)
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Blessing aligns with BJC Collaborative as national health care landscape changes
Quincy Herald-Whig (5/9/2013)
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Quincy hospital, Memorial Health System, Springfield Clinic form partnership
State Journal-Register (5/9/2013)
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Donor gifts make hospice patient wishes come true; help families cope
WAND-TV (5/7/2013)
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VHA Inc. recognizes 40 member organizations for clinical excellence
The Wall Street Journal (5/1/2013)
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One woman’s professional, personal experience with TTouch
Edge Magazine.net (5/1/2013)
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Jacksonville: New medical building to open in June
Jacksonville Journal-Courier (4/16/2013)
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Yoga therapy offers relief to people struggling with injury, illness
State Journal Register (4/13/2013)
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Two Local Hospitals Earn National Awards
WICS NewsChannel 20 (4/2/2013)
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Child poverty, STDs, obesity among factors in county health ranking
State Journal-Register (3/24/2013)
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Healthcare Foundation offers scholarships
Lincoln Courier (3/19/2013)
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Personnel File - Taylorville Memorial Hospital
State Journal Register (3/18/2013)
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Horace Mann to open in-house medical clinic for employees
State Journal-Register (3/13/2013)
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Chatham clinic accepting walk-in patients
State Journal-Register (3/7/2013)
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Hazelrigg receives medical innovation award for emphysema work
State Journal-Register (3/7/2013)
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Memorial Offering Free Nursing Camp for High Schoolers
WICS NewsChannel 20 (3/6/2013)
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Memorial Home Services Hospice launches speakers bureau
The Logan County Herald (2/22/2013)
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ALMH shares information
Lincoln Courier (2/12/2013)
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital offers diabetic classes
Lincoln Courier (2/8/2013)
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Memorial rehab program offers benefits to cancer survivors
The State Journal-Register (2/2/2013)
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Plotner Featured in MHS Annual Report
Lincoln Courier (1/25/2013)
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How Time Flies
Bloomington Pantagraph (1/10/2013)
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Flu Cases Keeping Hospitals Busy
The State Journal-Register (1/8/2013)
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ALMH Auxiliary Purchases Blanket Warmer
Lincoln Courier (1/3/2013)
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Memorial Medical Center
US News (12/31/2012)
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Memorial Med Center in Illinois Receives State Board's Approval for Expansion
Becker Hospital Review (12/11/2012)
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Memorial Health System Selects Information Builders' Omni-Patient(TM) and WebFOCUS
Investors Business Daily (12/4/2012)
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Memorial Health System Selects Information Builders' Omni-Patient(TM) and WebFOCUS
Sys-Con Media (12/4/2012)
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Memorial offers 'wait time' app
State Journal-Register (11/20/2012)
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St. John's, Memorial take first steps into telemedicine
State Journal-Register (11/4/2012)
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Sharing Wishes Fund helps terminally patients and their families face final days.
State Journal-Register (11/2/2012)
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Pink girders to support Springfield Clinic office facility
State Journal-Register (10/25/2012)
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BJC forms pact with three other health systems
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (10/24/2012)
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Memorial Health System to work with 3 others to cut costs
State Journal-Register (10/23/2012)
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Memorial Medical Center announces $145M expansion plan
State Journal-Register (9/12/2012)
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Memorial Medical Center expansion plans
State Journal-Register (9/12/2012)
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Inaugural Hospice Gala
Springfield's Own (5/4/2012)
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