Gift Shop to host Grand Re-Opening, March 27
Posted on 03-07-2014
Grand Re-Opening set for March 27 at 1:00 p.m.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital offers free Diabetes Risk Tests on March 25
Posted on 03-06-2014
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital will provide free Diabetes Risk Tests on Tuesday, March 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in honor of American Diabetes Association Alert Day®. This national event is a “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The free tests will be located in the main hospital lobby, at 211 South Third Street Belleville, IL 62220 as well as in the Prairie Heart Institute lobby, at 340 West Lincoln Street.
The Diabetes Risk Tests are available for all ages. Representatives from St. Elizabeth’s Diabetes Support Group, Wound Care Center and the American Diabetes Association will be present to answer questions individuals may have regarding diabetes nutritional education, diabetes support groups and wound/skin care tips for diabetic patients.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Invites Community to attend Toastmasters Anniversary Open House
Posted on 02-20-2014
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital invites area community members to attend its Toastmasters International® Anniversary Celebration and Open House on Thursday, March 6th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the Millennium Room of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Office Building A, at 340 W. Lincoln Street, Belleville, IL 62220. Guests will meet St. Elizabeth’s club members, learn how Toastmasters helps members improve communication and leadership skills, and enjoy light refreshments.
St. Elizabeth's Hospital receives Certification for Pediatric Patients in the Emergency Department
Posted on 02-18-2014
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is pleased to announce that it has received Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) Certification. Holding this certification reduces the need for pediatric patients to be transferred to other facilities by offering appropriate pediatric care close to home. St. Elizabeth’s chose to seek this specialized certification to ensure that St. Elizabeth’s Emergency Department stands ready to care for children of all ages, from birth to adolescents, in any pediatric emergency situation and has a strong foundation for disaster readiness.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Invites Community to Join Toastmasters International Club
Posted on 01-09-2014
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital invites area community members to join its Toastmasters International Club, a nonprofit organization, focusing on communication and leadership development, in which professionals can gain confidence and public speaking skills in a relaxed, supportive environment.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Invests in Hydrotherapy, an Alternative Labor Pain Management Option
Posted on 01-08-2014
St. Elizabeth’s Mother Child Center is pleased to announce the recent addition of Hydrotherapy services to the Mother Child Center, becoming the only birthing center in the Belleville area to offer the alternative pain management option.
Recycle old electronics at St. Elizabeth’s Electronic Recycling Event on Friday, January 10
Posted on 12-27-2013
If you were on Santa’s “nice” list this year, you may be receiving new technology tools and toys. St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and its Reverence For The Earth Committee invites you to recycle any old, out dated electronics at a recycling drive on Friday, January 10.
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.