Memorial Hospital, Carthage IL

Dr. Matthew Harrison, military physician, begins practice at Memorial Hospital | 6/19/2020

CARTHAGE – Thursday, June 18, 2020 – Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Harrison. Dr. Harrison has a wealth of different experiences as a physician, from practicing medicine in the military, to traveling the county practicing and teaching medicine. Dr. Harrison has joined the team at Memorial Medical Clinic in Hamilton as a Family Practice Physician. Dr. Harrison was born and grew up on a farm …

Northwestern Memorial Hospital testing drug for severe COVID cases | Crain’s Chicago Business | 4/24/2020

Northwestern Medicine Northwestern Memorial Hospital Northwestern Memorial Hospital is among medical centers testing a rheumatoid arthritis drug as a possible treatment for severely or critically ill COVID-19 patients. FREE Crain’s has lifted the pay wall on coverage of the public health response to coronavirus . Support our journalism: Please subscribe. Sign up for our daily newsletter rounding up the latest news on the pandemic. The Streeterville hospital is enrolling patients …

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181 hospitals furloughing workers in response to COVID-19 | 4/23/2020

… percent drop in patient volume. Employees that opt into the furlough program can retain health insurance, apply for unemployment benefits and will receive a stipend upon returning to work. 6. Hudson, N.Y.-based Columbia Memorial Hospital will furlough 125 workers due to a drop in patient volume and revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to News 10 , an ABC affiliate. Furloughed workers can keep their health insurance and …

Lessons from Taiwan’s Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in tackling COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 4/20/2020

An interview with Prof. Chyong-Huey Lai, Vice-superintendent of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkuo Branch. April 20, 2020 01:59 AM According to an article by Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Taiwan has managed to prevent the coronavirus from heavily impacting its 23 million citizens due to using tech such as big data analytics to generate real-time alerts from the integration of health insurance data base with …

Volunteers help repair 30,000 N95 masks for Tennessee hospital | 4/7/2020

Volunteers work to sew elastic bands on N95 masks to return to Baptist Memorial Hospital . The hospital had discovered a stash of thousands of the desperately needed masks, but the bands had become too old and needed to be replaced. (Photo: Courtesy of Ginna Rauls) Lepone was approached by a Baptist official and asked if she knew anybody who could help sew the bands. She told Rauls and, together, they …

49 hospitals furloughing workers in response to COVID-19 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/7/2020

… percent drop in patient volume. Employees that opt into the furlough program can retain health insurance, apply for unemployment benefits and will receive a stipend upon returning to work. 6. Hudson, N.Y.-based Columbia Memorial Hospital will furlough 125 workers due to a drop in patient volume and revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to News 10 , an ABC affiliate. Furloughed workers can keep their health insurance and …

Visitor tests positive for COVID-19 | 4/2/2020

Visitor tests positive for COVID-19 Wednesday Apr 1, 2020 at 5:01 PM Apr 1, 2020 at 5:01 PM CARTHAGE – Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – The Hancock County Health Department (HCHD) and Memorial Hospital (MH) have received official notice that an individual from another county who was visiting family in Hancock County tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was recently tested for COVID-19 at Memorial Hospital Illness Respiratory Clinic …

Memorial Hospital restricts visitors | 4/2/2020

Thursday Apr 2, 2020 at 3:30 PM Apr 2, 2020 at 3:30 PM CARTHAGE – Thursday, April 02, 2020 – Due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state and region, and as a proactive plan to reduce the risk of transmission to protect patients, employees and the public, Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Illinois will have more stringent visitor restrictions effective immediately. No visitors will be allowed at this …

Memorial Hospital to offer COVID-19 testing soon | 3/31/2020

CARTHAGE – Memorial Hospital will soon have ability to test in-house for Covid-19. Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Illinois has had Biofire Filmarray equipment in their lab for the past two years. Technicians are trained and have been using the equipment to test for respiratory, gastrointestinal, and septic blood specimens. Covid-19 testing on this instrument will only take two to three days to get up and running when suppliers …

Memorial Hospital will soon offer COVID-19 testing | 3/31/2020

… become as routine as testing for Influenza and other respiratory diseases, and will be widespread in all healthcare facilities as quickly as the testing materials and testing platforms can be manufactured and distributed. Currently, Memorial Hospital has two options for Covid-19 testing. Cases that meet the CDC criteria can be sent to Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) if ordered by a medical provider and approved by the local …

Memorial Hospital will soon be able to test for COVID-19 | 3/31/2020

… become as routine as testing for Influenza and other respiratory diseases, and will be widespread in all healthcare facilities as quickly as the testing materials and testing platforms can be manufactured and distributed. Currently, Memorial Hospital has two options for Covid-19 testing. Cases that meet the CDC criteria can be sent to Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) if ordered by a medical provider and approved by the local …

Memorial Hospital increases restrictions for visitors | 3/28/2020

Memorial Hospital increases restrictions for visitors Friday Mar 27, 2020 at 4:25 PM Mar 27, 2020 at 4:25 PM CARTHAGE, Ill. – Friday, March 27, 2020 – Due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state and region, Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Illinois will have more stringent visitor restrictions effective immediately. Visitor restrictions for inpatient, outpatient services/testing, surgical and obstetrics include: All visitors must check in at registration …

Delta County Memorial Hospital names new CEO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/26/2020

Delta (Colo.) County Memorial Hospital has tapped Matthew Heyn to serve as CEO, effective April 6, the Daily Sentinel reported. Mr. Heyn will take the reins from Robert Thorn, who has been serving as interim CEO since Nov. 18. Mr. Thorn replaced Jason Cleckler, who stepped down in October after the hospital’s board of trustees did not renew his contract. Mr. Heyn served as CEO of AdventHealth Ottawa (Kan.), formerly …

Nurse says she was fired by Northwestern Memorial Hospital after warning co-workers that face masks being used were not the safest | Chicago Tribune | 3/24/2020

Chicago Tribune Mar 25, 2020 6:00 AM Particulate respirator N95 masks are shown in a supply area at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida, on March 10, 2020.(Eve Edelheit/The New York Times) A nurse is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital, saying she was fired after warning fellow employees the masks provided by the hospital would not properly protect them against the coronavirus. Lauri Mazurkiewicz alleges that Northwestern required staff …

Memorial Hospital increases visitor restrictions | 3/18/2020

CARTHAGE – Due to the growing concern of COVID-19, effective immediately Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Illinois will have visitor restrictions. Visitor restrictions for inpatient, outpatient services/testing, surgical and obstetrics include: All visitors must check in at registration and must be screened Only two (2) designated visitors per patient No visitors under 18 years of age Visitor must be free of illness such as (fever, sore throat, cough, diarrhea, vomiting …

Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital and West Suburban Center lay off 52 workers, citing lack of state Medicaid funding | Chicago Tribune | 3/14/2020

Chicago Tribune Mar 13, 2020 5:16 PM Pipeline Health, which owns Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital and West Suburban Hospital, laid off 52 workers at those facilities earlier this month, citing a lack of state funding.(Steve Schering / Pioneer Press) Pipeline Health, which owns Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital and West Suburban Medical Center, laid off 52 workers at those facilities earlier this month, citing a lack of state funding …

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital names new CFO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/13/2020

Brattleboro (Vt.) Memorial Hospital has named Andre Bissonnette CFO, The Sentinel reported. Mr. Bissonnette most recently was CFO and chief compliance officer for North Country Hospital and Health Center in Newport, Vt. He also held financial roles at Burlington, Vt.-based Fletcher Allen Healthcare, now known as University of Vermont Medical Center. Mr. Bissonnette has an MBA from Champlain College in Burlington …

Jackson Memorial Hospital gives Philips Enterprise Monitoring as a Service model high marks for satisfaction and efficiency | Globe Newswire | 3/11/2020

… Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a leading health technology company, and Jackson Health System, one of the nation’s largest public health systems, today announced new findings from a performance improvement evaluation at Jackson Memorial Hospital. The evaluation looked at the impact of its new Enterprise Monitoring as a Service (EMaaS) model six months after its deployment as part of a groundbreaking Philips partnership . Nursing staff gave the new model …

Harford Memorial Hospital ED leader retires | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/17/2020

Rajagopala Rao Tripuraneni, MD, longtime leader of the emergency department at University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, has retired . Dr. Rao, as his patients and colleagues call him, joined Harford Memorial in 1978. He served as a full-time attending physician in the ED at the hospital as well as medical director of the ED from 1996 to 2012. He was also Harford County EMS medical …

Northwestern Memorial Hospital plans to spend $77 million on project to relieve overcrowding in the emergency department | Chicago Tribune | 2/5/2020

Chicago Tribune Feb 05, 2020 10:36 AM A cyclist rides past a group of police outside Northwestern Memorial Hospital after two officers who were injured in a traffic accident were transported to the emergency room July 4, 2017, in Chicago. Northwestern is seeking to add 49 hospital beds a bid to ease crowding in its emergency department. (Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune) Northwestern Memorial Hospital plans to spend $77.6 million …

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center names Lori Persohn CNO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/14/2020

Jasper, Ind.-based Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center has named Lori Persohn, RN, MSN, BSN, vice president of patient services and CNO. Ms. Persohn, a certified nurse executive, is no stranger to Memorial Hospital . Before becoming CNO, she was associate vice president of patient services. She also was director of medical services and director of organizational excellence. Ms. Persohn replaces Tonya Heim, who retired. 25 hospital, health system executive …

Memorial Hospital names new CNO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/19/2019

… to the report. “I want to be an advocate for the nurses and be that voice for them and represent them at the highest level,” she told the Sun . Ms. Dascoulias was born at Memorial Hospital and has worked there for 25 years …

Memorial Hospital of Carbon County selects Kenneth Harman as CEO | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/4/2019

Memorial Hospital of Carbon County in Rawlins, Wyo., named Kenneth L. Harman CEO, effective Dec. 16, according to a Rawlins Times report. Mr. Harman comes to Memorial Hospital from Pioneers Medical Center, Walbridge Memorial Convalescent Wing and Meeker Family Health Center in Meeker, Colo., where he served as CEO. He also has experience as CEO of Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley, Idaho. He earned his master’s degree in healthcare …

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - CARTHAGE IL: Exercise with Dar | West Central Reporter | 7/17/2019

Memorial Hospital - Carthage IL issued the following announcement on July 16. Come out and exercise with Dar! It’s FREE!! Wednesday July 10th, 24th, and 31st from 11:30am-1pm at the UnityPoint Health - Memorial Hospital outdoor fitness park located next to Hartzell Lake on the hospital campus. Learn how to use the stationary equipment, exercise bands, and light weight work Learn different efficient ways to stay active and reach your health …