Albert Einstein died from an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, but you don’t have to
Posted on 06-23-2016
(Belleville, IL) – It doesn’t take an Einstein to recognize an aortic aneurysm, just a simple screening ultrasound. Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital now offers a screening ultrasound to identify abdominal aortic aneurysms, the third leading cause of sudden death in men over 60. It is also what caused Albert Einstein’s death in 1955.
Bronze bust of cardiologist Anil Shah, MD, unveiled at HSHS ST. Elizabeth's Hospital
Posted on 06-20-2016
A memorial statue was dedicated to honor the late Anil Shah, MD, at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital on Friday, June 17. He was a long-time champion in bringing high-quality cardiology physicians and advanced technologies to Southwestern Illinois.
Stay Safe in the Summer Sun
Posted on 06-16-2016
(Belleville, IL) – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital recommends important skin cancer prevention tips to help protect you and your family in the sunny months ahead.
HSHS St. Elizabeth's offers MultiPoint Pacing Technology for Heart Failure patients, first in metro
Posted on 06-13-2016
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in partnership with Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants, is the first facility in the Metro East to utilize the new MultiPoint Pacing technology, featured on the Quadra Allure MP™ CRT-pacemaker (CRT-P). Prairie cardiologist Dr. Atul Shah performed the procedure today in the multi-million dollar electrophysiology lab at the Belleville campus.
Senior Aerobics Program offered by HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital
Posted on 06-03-2016
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital offers seniors a chance to get active for their health. The Senior Aerobics program is held at the Belleville Parks and Recreation’s Nichols Center, 515 East ‘D’ Street, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Help Save a Life, Donate Blood June 21
Posted on 05-31-2016
(Belleville, IL) – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in conjunction with Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC), is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, June 21 in the Millennium Room from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Convenient parking is available just outside the Prairie Heart Institute Building (Bldg. A) at 340 West Lincoln Street (the back of the hospital).
Free CEU Program on Airway Clearance Offered June 7
Posted on 05-25-2016
As a service to area health care professionals, especially Case Management and Respiratory practitioners, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is offering an educational seminar on Airway Clearance on Tuesday, June 7 at 8:00 a.m. in the Millennium Room of the hospital, 340 West Lincoln Street, Belleville. A continental breakfast will be provided.
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Honors Extraordinary Nurse with National DAISY Award
Posted on 05-18-2016
(Belleville, IL) – Recently, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital awarded Chelsea Watson, a Registered Nurse from the Float Pool, the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's nationwide program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.
Open House and Demonstration of New da Vinci Robotic Surgical System, May 16
Posted on 05-10-2016
In April 2016, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital installed the da Vinci Xi Surgical System, a robotic technology used for minimally invasive procedures. An Open House and Demonstration event is scheduled for Monday, May 16 from 3-6pm in the Centennial Room at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. The public is welcome to see the robotic surgery system in action and hear from the highly-skilled surgeons who will be performing the complex procedures with the robot.
HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital Encourages Community to Act F.A.S.T. During American Stroke Month
Posted on 05-09-2016
Belleville, IL – During American Stroke Month, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital along with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association encourages the public to learn their risk of stroke and learn to ACT F.A.S.T. when stroke symptoms present.