For the third consecutive time, Memorial Medical Center received the highest honor a healthcare organization can attain for nursing excellence, an achievement reached by only 3 percent of the nation’s hospitals.
Springfield Clinic, an independent medical group with more than 400 physicians and advanced practitioners in nearly 90 medical specialties, has joined the Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance (MHQA).
To stress the importance of behavioral health to overall wellness and to strengthen its connection to Memorial Health System, Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois has changed its name to Memorial Behavioral Health.
Memorial Medical Center has launched the Memorial Center for Healthy Families, a new program that offers healthy and wellness guidelines along with nutritional support to children, teenagers and their parents.
Decatur Memorial Hospital has joined The BJC Collaborative, a collaboration among health care systems throughout Illinois, Missouri and Eastern Kansas.
More than 35,000 people attended Memorial's 26th annual Festival of Trees, which raised $332,107 to fund health-related projects and programs at Memorial Health System and in the Springfield community.
Visitors to ChooseMemorial.org can access a PDF file of the 2015 annual report for the seven-affiliate health system, which includes patient testimonials and significant achievements realized on behalf of the patients and communities served by the health system.
Edgar J. Curtis, president and CEO of Memorial Health System in Springfield, has been elected chair-elect of the 2016 Illinois Health and Hospital Association’s board of trustees.
A leading gastrointestinal medical society has recognized Memorial Medical Center’s Special Procedures unit as part of its program dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy in the United States.
More than 50 people from Memorial Medical Center and Southern Illinois University School of Medicine participated in a complex simulation exercise that followed a critically ill patient from
Three healthcare organizations – two hospitals and an ambulance service – are the newest members of the Quality Alliance Patient Safety Organization, part of the Midwest Healthcare Quality Alliance based in Springfield.
An estimated 800 people toured Memorial Medical Center’s patient care tower Saturday, Nov. 7, for a peek at one of the three new nursing units in the 115,000-square-foot facility.
Memorial Medical Center is the first hospital in central Illinois to implant a drug-eluting heart stent that promotes faster healing for patients and reduces the risk of long-term complications from previous stents.
Memorial is One of Only Two Illinois Hospitals Outside of Chicago to Achieve Certification.
Marilyn Prasun, advance practice nurse coordinator for Memorial Medical Center's heart failure disease management program, was named board president of the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses.