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HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Participating in Rural Health Tele-Network Launched with Federal Grant

Posted on 12-18-2014

BELLEVILLE, IL - In recent years, many rural Illinois hospitals have expressed a need for tele-medicine and tele-health services to better serve patients. Beginning this past summer, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and 15 other hospitals formed the “Illinois CONNECT Rural Health Tele-Network” (Tele-CONNECT). Tele-CONNECT’s purpose is to coordinate and improve the access, quality and delivery of tele-medicine and tele-health services for patients in underserved and rural areas of central and southern Illinois.

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HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Wound Care Center Celebrates Two Years of Healing

Posted on 12-15-2014

Belleville – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Wound Care Center will be celebrating their second anniversary on December 18. This date not only serves as the anniversary of the Wound Care Center’s opening, but also marks the beginning of healing for many area residents who suffer from chronic or non healing wounds. Since opening in 2012, the Center has seen 558 new patients, and provided over 5940 wound care visits, resulting in over 700 healed wounds.

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Vote delayed on HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital’s plans to build a replacement hospital

Posted on 12-15-2014

At the request of HSHS St. Elizabeth’ Hospital, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board (HFSRB) has deferred Tuesday’s vote on the hospital’s proposal to build a replacement hospital and ambulatory care center along Interstate 64 and Green Mount Road in St. Clair County. St. Elizabeth’s will request that HFSRB consider the project again at their board meeting scheduled for January 27, 2015.

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Stay Healthy During the Flu Season

Posted on 12-11-2014

BELLEVILLE – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s is encouraging area residents to take steps during this flu season to keep themselves and their families healthy. Healthy habits can help protect individuals and their families from getting or spreading germs at home, work or school.

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First in region cardiac ablation procedure performed at Prairie Heart Institute at St. Elizabeth's

Posted on 12-10-2014

First in region procedure performed at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital to stop an erratic heartbeat and eliminate the need for medication. Dr. Paban Saha of Prairie Cardiology Consultants performed procedure

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HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Teaching Hospital honors RN Residents at Transition Ceremony

Posted on 12-05-2014

Belleville - A Transition Ceremony and reception was recently held for 16 Registered Nurses who completed St. Elizabeth’s Versant RN Residency Program.

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Free seminar on the Affordable Care Act: “How to Navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace"

Posted on 12-04-2014

Join HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Cardon Outreach in a free community event seminar on the Affordable Care Act: “How to Navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace and Medicaid.” The seminar will be held Thursday, December 11 at 6 pm in the Millennium Room at the hospital – 340 West Lincoln Street, Belleville.

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HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Receives Echocardiography Accreditation

Posted on 12-02-2014

BELLEVILLE, IL – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital has recently been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the areas of Adult Transthoracic and Adult Stress by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).

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HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Services staff receive enhanced training

Posted on 11-18-2014

BELLEVILLE, IL - As a teaching hospital, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital continually seeks to enhance the quality care provided to its patients by providing advanced educational training to its colleagues and to area students. Recently, St. Elizabeth’s Heart and Vascular Services staff were able to receive hands-on training on the internal structures of the heart, thanks to Prairie Cardiovascular electrophysiologist Paban Saha, MD, and a donation of pig hearts.

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HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition

Posted on 11-13-2014

Belleville, IL – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is proud to announce it has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.

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