Inaugural DAISY Award for Excellence In Nursing Presented to Kathy Dryden, RN
Posted on 05-19-2015
Nurses at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital were honored for being nominated for 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 everyday. The first award recipient at St. Elizabeth’s was Kathy Dryden, RN.
HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital Receives Practice Greenhealth Partner for Change Award
Posted on 05-15-2015
(BELLEVILLE, IL) - HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital was awarded the 2015 “Greenhealth Partner for Change” Award by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading health care community that empowers its members to increase their efficiencies and environmental stewardship while improving patient safety and care through tools, best practices and knowledge.
Belleville Hospitals' Golf and Tennis Classic Celebrates 32nd Year
Posted on 05-12-2015
More than three decades ago, a group of Belleville civic and business leaders discussed ways they could help support Belleville’s two hospitals. With the assistance of Master’s Golf Champion Bob Goalby, this group founded the Belleville Hospitals’ Golf Classic to support Memorial and St. Elizabeth’s Hospitals. A tennis tournament was added in the early 1990’s.
HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital Encourages Community to ACT F.A.S.T. During American Stroke Month, May
Posted on 04-30-2015
Belleville, IL – Stroke is currently the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, with a stroke occurring every 40 seconds, yet 80 percent of strokes are preventable.
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital now offering Home Care services
Posted on 04-28-2015
Continuity of compassion and caring makes hospital to home transition seamless
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital recognized as a Best Value Hospital™
Posted on 04-24-2015
HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Illinois has been recognized as one of Illinois' Ten “Best Value Hospitals™” by Verras Healthcare International.
HSHS St. Elizabeth's Wound Care Center® Offers Tips for National Foot Care Month in April
Posted on 04-07-2015
BELLEVILLE, IL – As many as six million diabetics will have a foot ulcer that may result in chronic non-healing wounds and, in extreme cases, lead to amputation. Tragically, those cases are hardly isolated: on average a staggering 180 amputations a day are performed in the United States on patients with diabetes.
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.