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    City to Close Off Portion of Rutledge Street on Monday

    Springfield city workers will block Rutledge Street at its intersection with Miller Street near Memorial Medical Center and the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation beginning Monday (Sept. 26).

    Memorial Medical Center Earns Two Quality Excellence Awards from Illinois Health and Hospital Association

    Memorial Medical Center has received two top honors in a statewide quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA).

    Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Returns to Illinois State Fairgrounds in October

    Memorial Medical Center’s Be Aware Women's Fair will return to the Illinois State Fairgrounds for its seventh annual event on Saturday, Oct. 8, providing women with a fun and informative day devoted to their physical, emotional and financial health.

    Memorial Employees Donate Nearly $282,000 to Annual Campaign

    Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 28th annual employee giving campaign raised nearly $282,000 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.

    Memorial Medical Center Earns Top National Honor in Quality and Safety from American Hospital Association

    Memorial Medical Center is the first hospital in Illinois to receive the American Hospital Association’s top national honor for quality and safety.

    Memorial Medical Center’s Bariatric-Surgery Program Earns National Three-Year Reaccreditation

    Memorial Medical Center’s bariatric surgery program has been reaccredited by a national agency for its surgical weight loss program.

    Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Accepting Exhibitors

    Memorial Medical Center is accepting applications for exhibitors to participate in its seventh annual Be Aware Women’s Fair in October.

    Memorial Medical Center Foundation Awards More Than $537,000 in Health-Related Grants

    The Memorial Medical Center Foundation has awarded more than $537,000 in health-related grants for community and health-system initiatives.

    Memorial Medical Center Earns Third Magnet® Designation for Nursing Excellence

    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.

    Memorial Medical Center Honored for Eye Donations

    Memorial Medical Center earned recognition for its work in helping patients receive the gift of sight with a cornea transplant.

    Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois Renamed Memorial Behavioral Health

    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.

    Hospital Launches Memorial Center for Healthy Families

    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 Joins the BJC Collaborative

    Decatur Memorial Hospital has joined The BJC Collaborative, a collaboration among health care systems throughout Illinois, Missouri and Eastern Kansas.

    Memorial’s 2015 Festival of Trees Sets Attendance Record, Raises More Than $332,000

    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.

    Memorial Health System Annual Report Available Online

    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.

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