St. Elizabeth’s Hospital honors RN Residents at Transition Ceremony
Posted on 04-16-2014
A Transition Ceremony was held recently for the five Registered Nurses who completed St. Elizabeth’s Versant RN Residency Program, which is one of the numerous programs St. Elizabeth’s offers as a Teaching Hospital.
Leadership receive ILPEx trophy for 2013 Bronze "Commitment to Excellence" Award
Posted on 04-10-2014
Members of the St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Administrative team and Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) Chief Operating Officer Larry Schumacher, were formally presented with the 2013 Bronze Award for “Commitment to Excellence” from Illinois Performance Excellence (ILPEx).
Celebrating National Volunteers Week, April 6-13
Posted on 04-07-2014
Volunteers are everyday heroes whose service makes a positive and lasting impact on the lives of the patients, visitors and colleagues at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. They play an essential role in helping the hospital succeed by sharing their time. In their honor, the hospital administration and staff want to publicly thank the dedicated Volunteers during National Volunteers Week, April 6 through 13, 2014.
“Bring a Buddy” to April 29 Blood Drive to receive Gateway Grizzlies baseball tickets
Posted on 04-04-2014
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in conjunction with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC), is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, April 29, in the Millennium Room from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Convenient parking is available just outside the Southern Illinois Heart Institute building at 340 West Lincoln Street (the back of the hospital). To schedule a donation time call the MVRBC at 618-659-0542 or log on to www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use Sponsor Code: 10155. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are suggested.
As a special incentive for this spring drive, MVRBC is giving away Gateway Grizzlies baseball tickets to anyone who brings a “buddy” to donate with them.
A blood donor can give every eight weeks, or up to six times a year. All persons age 17 and up (or 16, with a signed parental permission form) who weigh at least 110 lbs. and are in general good health meet the basic eligibility requirements for blood donation.
MVRBC is proud to be the provider of blood products and services to 87 hospitals, including St. Elizabeth’s, in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. As inventory allows, MVRBC also provides additional units to hospitals across the country through a national resource sharing program.
ChartMyHealth Online Health Record Now Available
Posted on 04-01-2014
ChartMyHealth is a free, online personal health record that can be securely accessed from a home computer, laptop, mobile device or smartphone. It is one of the newest and easiest tools for health care management.
Extended Enrollment Hours Offered
Posted on 03-26-2014
With the March 31 deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act quickly approaching, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital will extend on-site hours to help local residents sign up for coverage.
Gift Shop to host Grand Re-Opening, March 27
Posted on 03-07-2014
Grand Re-Opening set for March 27 at 1:00 p.m.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital offers free Diabetes Risk Tests on March 25
Posted on 03-06-2014
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital will provide free Diabetes Risk Tests on Tuesday, March 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in honor of American Diabetes Association Alert Day®. This national event is a “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The free tests will be located in the main hospital lobby, at 211 South Third Street Belleville, IL 62220 as well as in the Prairie Heart Institute lobby, at 340 West Lincoln Street.
The Diabetes Risk Tests are available for all ages. Representatives from St. Elizabeth’s Diabetes Support Group, Wound Care Center and the American Diabetes Association will be present to answer questions individuals may have regarding diabetes nutritional education, diabetes support groups and wound/skin care tips for diabetic patients.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Invites Community to attend Toastmasters Anniversary Open House
Posted on 02-20-2014
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital invites area community members to attend its Toastmasters International® Anniversary Celebration and Open House on Thursday, March 6th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the Millennium Room of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Office Building A, at 340 W. Lincoln Street, Belleville, IL 62220. Guests will meet St. Elizabeth’s club members, learn how Toastmasters helps members improve communication and leadership skills, and enjoy light refreshments.
St. Elizabeth's Hospital receives Certification for Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department
Posted on 02-18-2014
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is pleased to announce that it has received Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) Certification. Holding this certification reduces the need for pediatric patients to be transferred to other facilities by offering appropriate pediatric care close to home. St. Elizabeth’s chose to seek this specialized certification to ensure that St. Elizabeth’s Emergency Department stands ready to care for children of all ages, from birth to adolescents, in any pediatric emergency situation and has a strong foundation for disaster readiness.