HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Participating in Rural Health Tele-Network Launched with Federal Grant
Posted on 12-18-2014
BELLEVILLE, IL - In recent years, many rural Illinois hospitals have expressed a need for tele-medicine and tele-health services to better serve patients. Beginning this past summer, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and 15 other hospitals formed the “Illinois CONNECT Rural Health Tele-Network” (Tele-CONNECT). Tele-CONNECT’s purpose is to coordinate and improve the access, quality and delivery of tele-medicine and tele-health services for patients in underserved and rural areas of central and southern Illinois.
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.
Vote delayed on HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital’s plans to build a replacement hospital
Posted on 12-15-2014
At the request of HSHS St. Elizabeth’ Hospital, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board (HFSRB) has deferred Tuesday’s vote on the hospital’s proposal to build a replacement hospital and ambulatory care center along Interstate 64 and Green Mount Road in St. Clair County. St. Elizabeth’s will request that HFSRB consider the project again at their board meeting scheduled for January 27, 2015.
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
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