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.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Receives American College of Cardiology Award for Cardiac Care
Posted on 08-08-2014
Belleville, IL – St. Elizabeth’s Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2014, making this the second consecutive year to receive this prestigious award. St. Elizabeth’s is one of only 256 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.
St. Elizabeth’s Toastmasters International Club® Achieves Select Distinguished Status in First Year
Posted on 07-31-2014
Belleville, IL – St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is pleased to announce their Toastmasters International Club has achieved Select Distinguished status by completing 7 of 10 annual goals set by Toastmasters International, a nonprofit organization, focusing on communication and leadership development.
St. Elizabeth’s invites Metro East Mothers to “The Big Latch On 2014”
Posted on 07-29-2014
BELLEVILLE, IL – St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in conjunction with the Big Latch On organization, is hosting a Big Latch On event Saturday, August 2, in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Millennium Room, located on the first floor at 340 West Lincoln Street, Belleville, IL 62220. Mothers are encouraged to arrive by 10:00 a.m. for registration. The event runs from 10:30 to noon and is free to all participants.
St. Elizabeth’s Teaching Hospital honors RN Residents at Transition Ceremony
Posted on 07-01-2014
Belleville - A Transition Ceremony and reception was recently held for seven Registered Nurses who completed St. Elizabeth’s Versant RN Residency Program.
St. Elizabeth’s Teaching Hospital Honors SLU Family Medicine Residency Graduates
Posted on 06-23-2014
Belleville, IL - A graduation ceremony was held on Friday, June 20 for 13 physicians in the Saint Louis University Family Medicine Residency Program at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. St. Elizabeth's is privileged to serve as a teaching hospital for the SLU program that partners with Scott Air Force Base and Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation (SIHF).
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Named 1 of 21 Emergent Stroke Ready Hospitals in Illinois
Posted on 06-06-2014
Belleville, IL — St. Elizabeth’s Hospital was recently designated as an Emergent Stroke Ready Hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health. St. Elizabeth’s achieved this special designation by implementing emergency stroke care policies and procedures to align with nationally recognized evidence based standards and criteria, like those from the American Heart/Stroke Association and Brain Attack Coalition.
"Save the Summer" by donating blood at drive on June 24
Posted on 06-03-2014
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in conjunction with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC), is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, June 24, in the Millennium Room from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Convenient parking is available just outside the Southern Illinois Heart Institute building at 340 West Lincoln Street (the back of the hospital). To schedule a donation time call the MVRBC at 618-659-0542 or log on to www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use Sponsor Code: 10155.