James F. Dover, FACHE, Named HSHS Division President and CEO, Southern Illinois Division
Posted on 04-06-2015
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) today announced that James F. Dover, FACHE, has accepted an invitation to serve as HSHS Division President and CEO, Southern Illinois Division (SID). Dover will begin his services with HSHS on May 26.
HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital Increases Emergency Preparedness with new Decontamination Shelter
Posted on 04-03-2015
BELLEVILLE, IL – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital recently purchased a new Losberger MDS-three line mass casualty/decontamination shower shelter by Traube Tent. The shelter will be used for decontamination events and mass casualty events in our region.
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital celebrates Certified Nurses Day, March 19
Posted on 03-13-2015
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital will recognize the unique contributions of certified nurses on nationally designated Certified Nurses Day, which is Thursday, March 19.
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.