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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.

Jones Named November ALMH Employee of the Month

Lisa Jones of Delavan has been named the November Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Jones is an MRI technologist and works in the radiology department.

Fat Shaming is One of Last Socially Accepted Forms of Discrimination, Behavioral Health Expert Says

While other forms of discrimination have become taboo, it’s still common to hear negative comments centered on a person’s weight, said Lindsay Roush, a behavioral health consultant at Memorial Weight Loss & Wellness Center.

EMS Olympics

On Tuesday, November 14th, several area emergency medical services team members participated in the EMS Olympics.

New Physician at Passavant OB/GYN

Alexander Raw, MD, a faculty member at SIU OB/GYN, is accepting new patients at Passavant OB/GYN.

Caregivers Must Take Care of Themselves, Behavioral Health Expert Says

Financial and emotional costs of caring for elderly parents, especially those with dementia or traumatic brain injuries, can become overwhelming for their children. That's why it's important for caregivers to make time to take care of themselves and not feel guilty about it, says a licensed clinical social worker with Memorial Behavioral Health-Counseling Associates.

TMH Foundation to Host Annual Signature Event

The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation will be hosting its annual Signature Event titled “Gifts of the Season” on Saturday, December 2 at The Pillars Event Center. Long-time event co-chairs Mary McNeely and Penny Bliler celebrate their fifth year of planning the event which promises to be a night to remember with a social hour at 6 p.m. followed by a welcome and plated dinner at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by acoustic duo “Lowder and Manning”.

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