In an effort to reduce Christain County's colon-cancer rate below the statewide average, healthcare professionals at Taylorville Memorial Hospital are urging residents to be screened for colon cancer in March.
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.
Memorial Health System's annual report is now available to the public online.
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.
Taylorville Memorial Hospital was one of 40 hospitals and health systems in the country to earn an award recognizing the nonprofit hospital for excellence in achieving national performance standards for clinical quality, safety and patient experience.
A free community event on sleep apnea will be held at Taylorville Memorial Hospital at noon Wednesday, Nov. 6.
Memorial Health System captured top honors in the healthcare system category in a quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Hospital Association.
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.
Listen to a WUIS interview with Dr. Raj Govindaiah, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, on the flu situation in our community and how it is affecting Memorial.
Taylorville Memorial Hospital is featured in Memorial Health System's 2012 annual report, which is now available to the public online.
For the safety of patients and their families, Memorial Health System is recommending visitors to its three hospitals — Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln and Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville —help prevent the spread of respiratory infections by requesting that:
• Inpatient hospital visits be limited to two visitors per patient at one time;
• All visitors be 18 or older and show no signs of illness.