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
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.
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 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.
Two people don’t get married expecting the relationship to fail, but statistics show some marriages face this harsh reality.
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.
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.
Doug Awe and Nancy Spangenberg joined the Passavant Area Hospital Foundation as trustees.
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.
The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation recently received a generous donation from the Christian County Clover 4-H Club in support of the Emergency Department’s Comfort Closet.
The 2018 Acute Care Conference, provided through a grant from the Memorial medical Center Foundation, will take place next week, Monday, February 5th from 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. in the M.G. Nelson Family Auditorium. This conference is open to all Memorial Health System (MHS) employees, community members and our academic partners.
The Logan County Department of Public Health, Lincoln Park District, and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital are excited to invite the public to the free Wellness Expo on Saturday, February 17 from 9:00am – 1:00pm at the Lincoln Park District. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will be on-site providing a variety of services including free health screenings.
The Passavant Area Hospital Women’s Health Center will host a public open house Thursday, Feb. 1, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Women’s Health Center is located at 610 N. Westgate, on the northwest corner of the Passavant campus.
Applications are now available for the 2018 Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation Healthcare Careers Scholarship.