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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Receives 2014 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award
Posted on 11-10-2014
Belleville, IL – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is proud to announce it has been named a 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in Clinical Quality.
HSHS St. Elizabeth's promotes Diabetes Awareness Month
Posted on 11-03-2014
The HSHS Southern Illinois Division, which includes St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and sisters facilities of St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, and St. Anthony’s Hospital in Effingham, have identified Diabetes as a collaborative health initiative this year. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and a committee has been formed to plan several educational events during this timeframe. The goal for this month is to provide information to the public, especially the underserved, on prevention, risks and treatment options for diabetes.