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Champion Award for Passavant Radiation Oncology Center

The Passavant Area Hospital Radiation Oncology Center is the recipient of the Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation's (JREDC) 2017 Champion Award. The award honors an individual, agency or organization that does not have economic development as its primary purpose. The Champion Award was presented at the JREDC Annual Meeting Feb. 15 at the Jacksonville Country Club.

Memorial Behavioral Health Therapist’s 10 Tips to Reduce Stress in Your Life

Stress is everywhere. Work, family, finances, health concerns – the list goes on and on. The way people cope with stress plays a significant role in how it affects their daily lives.

Passavant-Gatorade Race To Benefit Ainsley’s Angels

Ainsley’s Angels in Central Illinois will be the beneficiary of proceeds from the 2018 Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K, according to Kevin Eckhoff, race director.

TMH Foundation Accepting Applications for the John H. Butterfield Agriculture & Nutrition Scholarship

Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce they are accepting scholarship applications for the John H. Butterfield Agriculture and Nutrition Scholarship. One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student who has graduated from a central Illinois high school with priority given to a Christian County resident. Applicants must be enrolled in a two or four year college or university and have the intention to pursue a career in agriculture or food nutrition.

Passavant Redesignated as Acute Stroke Ready Hospital

The Illinois Department of Public Health recently redesignated Passavant as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital.

Hands-On Healthcare has something for everyone!

During the Perioperative Hands-On Healthcare session, held on February 8th, primarily utilizing the Surgical Skills Center, attendees got to experience three simulation stations, including removing a gallbladder, knee arthroscopy and intubation. Guests also viewed a presentation on the five sterile processing areas which explained each step involved in proper sterilization of surgical instruments and were able to practice assembling instrument trays by matching them to photos of ready-to-use tra

Our Saviour Students Donate to Passavant Family Maternity Suites

Stevie Vandevelde, principal at Our Saviour Grade School, presented a check for $3,867.09 to Simone Parlier, RNC-OB, BSN, IBCLC, Family Maternity Suites nurse manager, and Pam Martin, executive director of the Passavant Area Hospital Foundation, as the school’s local mission project for Catholic Schools Week.

Memorial’s Festival of Trees Sets Record, Raises More Than $384,000

More than 33,000 people attended Memorial’s 28th annual Festival of Trees, which raised $384,504 to fund health-related projects and programs at Memorial Health System and in the Springfield community.

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Celebrates Heart Month with Red Hats for Newborns

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital and the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting and crocheting red hats for all babies born at the Lincoln hospital in February.

Healthy Divorce Can Be Realistic Possibility, Local Therapist Says

Two people don’t get married expecting the relationship to fail, but statistics show some marriages face this harsh reality.

Mila Reichert is Passavant Employee of the Month

Passavant Area Hospital’s Employee of the Month is Mila Reichert, an applications specialist in the Information Systems department. She has been a Passavant employee ten years.

Memorial Weight Loss and Wellness Support Group Clothing Exchange

Losing weight can be a difficult task, especially when you've hit a plateau and don't know what to do next. Memorial's Weight Loss & Wellness Center offers support groups for patients who have had bariatric surgery, as well as their family members, and to anyone who is considering medical weight loss or bariatric surgery.

New Trustees for Passavant Area Hospital Foundation

Doug Awe and Nancy Spangenberg joined the Passavant Area Hospital Foundation as trustees.

Memorial Medical Center to Hold Free Seminar on Heart Health

Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on heart health on Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation (MCLI).


The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Illinois based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.

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