Steve Ford, son of the late President Gerald R. and First Lady Betty Ford, will be the keynote speaker at the third annual Memorial Medical Center Foundation Hospice Gala on Saturday, April 12, at the Crowne Plaza, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield.
Tickets are now on sale for the third annual Hospice Gala sponsored by the Memorial Medical Center Foundation to raise donations for a fund that helps fulfill the wishes of hospice patients.
Alyson Holder contemplates a career in healthcare and hopes to travel to Haiti someday as a missionary. But for now, the 14-year-old from Raymond will settle with helping patients cared for at the Regional Burn Center at Memorial Medical Center.
The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than $435,000 in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives.
Memorial Medical Center's 24th annual Festival of Trees raised $308,000 to be used for health-related projects and programs in the community.
Memorial Health System's annual report is now available to the public online.
The Institute for Plastic Surgery at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine has launched the first clinical hand transplant program in Illinois for patients who have suffered from an amputation of their upper extremity.