St. Elizabeth's Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Receives Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
Posted on 12-20-2013
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is pleased to announce Chief Nursing Officer, Shelley Harris, has received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville (SIUE), becoming the first Chief Nursing Officer at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, on record, to hold this prestigious degree.
St. Elizabeth’s Receives ILPEx 2013 Bronze Award for “Commitment to Excellence"
Posted on 12-10-2013
Illinois Performance Excellence (ILPEx) announced today that St. Elizabeth’s Hospital was one of only three recipients of the 2013 Bronze Award for “Commitment to Excellence” in this statewide quality program which follows the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. This award is given to organizations, throughout the state of Illinois, who adopt and demonstrate continuous improvement practices in an on-going journey toward excellence.
St. Elizabeth’s partners with Walgreens Pharmacy for Free Bedside Prescription Delivery
Posted on 12-03-2013
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Walgreens have recently partnered to help make each patient’s discharge from the hospital more convenient with the Walgreens Bedside Prescription Delivery program. This new partnership gives patients the option to receive their filled prescriptions before they are discharged from the hospital, at their bedside, to eliminate the need for an additional stop at the pharmacy on their way home to recuperate.
Friends of St. Elizabeth's Hospital raise over $228,000 at Elizabethan event
Posted on 11-11-2013
On Friday, November 1, more than $228,000 was raised as over 250 people gathered at St. Clair Country Club to celebrate the annual Elizabethan Gala Fundraiser. The Elizabethan has become a traditional fall event for many members of the community, featuring an evening of fellowship and fundraising accompanied by dinner, music and celebrations.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Wound Care Center now open in new location with Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Posted on 11-07-2013
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to our specialized Wound Care Center, which began seeing patients in a new location on October 28. The new center is now located on the first floor of the main hospital at 211 South Third Street, Belleville, (formerly Therapy Services). The newly remodeled location currently houses two Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers, which will be used to improve healing in problematic wounds.
Friends of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital receives $6,000 donation from Scott Credit Union
Posted on 11-06-2013
Scott Credit Union presented a $6,000 check to the Friends of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital on Tuesday, November 5 for their sole sponsorship of St. Elizabeth's Breast Health Awareness Month activities during October.
St. Elizabeth’s Named One of the Nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals
Posted on 11-05-2013
“Being named one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the country proves our ongoing commitment to providing high-quality care that leads the region,” said Maryann Reese, RN, President and Chief Executive Officer at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. “The fact that we’ve been recognized two years in a row shows we have excellent care close and convenient for our community, especially when time is of the essence for heart care.”
St. Elizabeth's earns "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®" Recognition from The Joint Commission
Posted on 10-30-2013
St. Elizabeth's was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® today by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The Joint Commission recognized St. Elizabeth’s for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions.
Community leaders show support for breast health awareness initiative
Posted on 10-08-2013
October is Breast Health Awareness Month and governmental agencies from the area are showing their public support.
St. Elizabeth’s Receives Employee Engagement Award from The Advisory Board Company
Posted on 09-26-2013
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital has been awarded The Advisory Board Company’s 2013 Exceptional Improvement in Engagement Award.