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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.


Friends donate $130,000 to enhance patient waiting areas

Posted on 09-15-2014

The Friends of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital announce a $130,000 donation to refurbish the waiting room areas in the Emergency Room at the Belleville campus and the O’Fallon Medical Building in O’Fallon.


Southern Illinois Hospitals Go Live with Health Insurance Exchange Partners

Posted on 08-13-2014

Lincoln Land Health Information Exchange (Springfield) and Illinois Health Exchange Partners (Sauget) announced today the completion of a secure, shared infrastructure for nine hospital systems to transmit health data directly to other providers.


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