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Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Update

Next week, Dr. De La Cruz, Tim Milner and Monica Sharick, both Simulation Consultants in the 3rd floor Simulation Center, along with a few other Emergency Medicine physicians will participate in education on the new Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Trainers.

Visitors to Memorial Health System Hospitals Encouraged to Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Influenza

Illinois is experiencing a severe flu season, with many people experiencing flu-like symptoms throughout Illinois, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Casie Milner Named 2017 ALMH Employee of the Year

ALMH Emergency Room Nurse Casie Milner of Springfield, Illinois has been named the 2017 Employee of the Year at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. ALMH president and CEO Dolan Dalpoas presented the award to Milner at the ALMH Holiday and Award Celebration on December 1, 2017 held at the Knights of Columbus in Lincoln. Milner was selected by her peers from the 2017 employees of the month to receive the honor.

TMH Foundation Announces Butterfield Scholarship Recipients

The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation announced the recipients of the Carolyn M. Butterfield Trust Nursing Scholarship and the John H. Butterfield Trust Agriculture and Nutrition Scholarship at its Signature Event fundraiser “Gifts of the Season” on Saturday, December 2 at the Pillars Event Center in Taylorville.

Holiday Helpings for People with Diabetes

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital provides a free education group for people with diabetes mellitus. The group meets the third Friday of the month at the Oasis Senior Center located at 2810 Woodlawn Road in Lincoln. This month the group will meet on Friday, December 15 from 11am to 12pm and discuss the topic, “Holiday Helpings.”

Memorial Health System Seeks Volunteers to Knit Hats for Newborns

As part of the American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign, Memorial Health System is seeking volunteers to crochet or knit tiny red hats for babies born in February.

ALMH Offers Free Prenatal Class

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital reminds expecting families that each month it offers a free prenatal class. The next 3-hour class will be held Sunday, December 10 from 1pm – 4pm. The class will be held in Steinfort A at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital located at 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln, Illinois.

Medical Interpreter Education Course

Next week, several working contracted medical interpreters will take part in a required forty hours of basic medical interpreter education focusing on National Council of Interpreters in Healthcare (NCIHC) standards.

Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) Class Coming to Passavant Area Hospital

Passavant Area Hospital will offer an emergency medical technician-basic (EMT-B) starting January 15, 2018. Individuals completing the class and passing the state licensure exam will be will allowed to work as a healthcare provider with an ambulance service. The EMT-B certification is the first step to becoming a paramedic.

Taylorville Memorial Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Quality

Taylorville Memorial Hospital has been recognized for overall excellence in quality, placing its performance in the top 25 percent of the nation's rural hospitals.

Memorial Home Services to Provide Free CPAP Checkups

Memorial Home Services will provide a free checkup and cleaning of CPAP machines at its three retail store locations in Springfield, Jacksonville and Lincoln from Dec. 4-8.

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Honored for Excellence in Quality of Care, Top Performance

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) recently recognized Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for its ongoing commitment to exceptional quality of care, during a ceremony held November 14th at the I Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL.

Memorial Medical Center to Hold Free Seminar on Spine Surgery

Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on minimally invasive spine surgery on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, 228 W. Miller St.

Penetrating Trauma in 2017: Who Really Needs an Operation?

On Wednesday, November 29th, the Southern Illinois Trauma Center and Memorial Medical Center will present the 2017 Trauma/EMS Conference from 3:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the M.G. Nelson Family Auditorium.

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Quality, Outcomes and Patient Perspective

Today, on National Rural Health Day, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality, Outcomes, and Patient Perspective reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.

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