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TMH Hosts Bi-Annual Networking Luncheon

Taylorville Memorial Hospital hosted the bi-annual networking luncheon for staff of area hospitals whose work is dedicated to the elderly population on September 29. The group gathered to discuss ideas on community education efforts and how to effectively reach out to community referral sources. Hosted in the TMH Annex conference room, they were able to discuss sensitive information in a private environment.

TMH Welcomes Taylorville Area First Graders

Taylorville Memorial Hospital recently held My Day, a 37- year tradition for area first grade students. This field trip was attended by nearly 200 students over a two day period.

TMH Hosts Addiction Recovery Event

Taylorville Memorial Hospital hosted the Christian County Prevention Coalition’s “End the Trend to Addiction” event on Saturday, September 23.

TMH Employees Learn Effective Aggression Management

Taylorville Memorial Hospital recently held education sessions for employees to learn Techniques for Effective Aggression Management (TEAM). This course provided employees with the knowledge and skills to keep patients and staff safe.

TMH Diabetes Class Now Offers Calorie King Books

The Diabetes Self-Management Class offered at Taylorville Memorial Hospital now has the financial support thanks to a grant awarded by the TMH Foundation. These funds are allocated to providing copies of the latest “Calorie King” by Alan Borushek book for everyone who takes the course.

TMH Redesignated as an Acute Stroke-Ready Hospital

Taylorville Memorial Hospital has been redesignated as an Acute Stroke-Ready Hospital effective August 28, 2017. This designation maintains TMH has the processes and technology in place to promptly diagnose and treat stroke patients with lifesaving measures prior to transfer.

TMH Health Needs Assessment Yields Pediatric Dental Program

Taylorville Memorial Hospital’s community health needs assessment identified access to pediatric dental services as a high-priority need. TMH spearheaded creation of a workgroup to address that need, bringing together hospital staff, Taylorville Community School District officials and local dentists, as well as other community members.

Memorial Health System Earns Quality Excellence Award from Illinois Hospital Association

Memorial Health System received one of the top honors today in a statewide quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) – the fifth quality award that the health system has received from the association in the last five years.

TMH Will Host Mental Health First Aid - Youth Training

Taylorville Memorial Hospital will host a session to train community members to learn how to identify and respond to youth showing signs of mental illness and substance abuse. This training is recommended for anyone 18 or older who regularly have contact with young people ages 12-18 such as teachers, coaches, social workers, faith leaders and other caring citizens, but is open to everyone.

TMH Foundation Pledges Support for New Hospital Program

The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation is proud to announce their support of the Comfort Closet at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. To date, the Foundation has provided a $500 grant to fund this program.

TMH Welcomes New Pharmacist

Taylorville Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Stephen Salisbury, PharmD, as the newest pharmacist at the hospital.

TMH Auxiliary Hosts Annual Golf Outing

The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary hosted its annual FORE! Golf Outing on Saturday, July 15 on the beautiful greens at Lakeshore Golf Course. Fifteen teams participated in the 18 hole, 4 person scramble.

TMH Foundation Holds Successful Employee Giving Campaign

The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that over $28,000 was donated during the 2017 Mission in Action (MIA) employee giving campaign.

Taylorville Memorial Hospital Named Among Most Wired in Nation

Taylorville Memorial Hospital (TMH) is one of the nation’s most wired hospitals, according to the Hospital & Health Networks’ 19th annual Health Care’s Most Wired Survey.

TMH Foundation Announces Dr. George Ferry Memorial Scholarship Recipients

The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation is proud to announce that Mallory Brotherton and Grace Markwell, both 2017 graduates of Taylorville High School, have been awarded the 2017 Dr. George Ferry Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is administered annually through the Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation.

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