HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Wound Care Center receives Top Performer Recognition
Posted on 03-11-2015
Belleville – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Wound Care Center was recently recognized as one of five top performers, for the 2014 Diabetes Campaign by Healogics, Inc., in the Midwest region.
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Partners for Diabetes Alert Day, March 24
Posted on 03-09-2015
Belleville - St. Elizabeth’s Hospital will provide free Diabetes Risk Tests, on-demand glucose tests and education on Tuesday, March 24 in honor of American Diabetes Association Alert Day. This national event is a “wake-up call” asking the American public to take a one-minute Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital offers New Lung Cancer Screening
Posted on 02-16-2015
St. Elizabeth’s Lung Cancer Screening is a quick, painless, non-invasive low dose CT scan which can detect nodules or spots on your lung which might be early indicators of lung cancer. It takes just one-minute to have a scan which can potentially save your life.
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s offers open hours until midnight to enroll Health Marketplace
Posted on 02-11-2015
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital has partnered with East Side Health District to sign-up people at an on-site enrollment center in Room 2308 (main floor) at 211 S. Third Street in Belleville. With the deadline this weekend, hours for this enrollment center have been extended to be open from 8:00 a.m. to midnight, February 12-14.
HSHS St. Elizabeth's invites public to Heart2Heart educational events
Posted on 01-30-2015
As a leader in regional health care and one of the nation’s Top 50 Cardiovascular hospitals (named by Truven Health Analytics for three years in a row), HSHS St. Elizabeth’s strongly encourages individuals to understand the risk factors of heart disease. For the month of February - National Heart Health Awareness Month, the hospital will be hosting special events throughout the community to educate the public on heart health and to provide screenings.
Improve your Communication Skills in 2015
Posted on 01-16-2015
Belleville - St. Elizabeth’s Hospital invites area community members to join its Toastmasters International Club, a nonprofit organization, focusing on communication and leadership development, in which professionals can gain confidence and public speaking skills in a relaxed, supportive environment.
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.
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.
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.
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