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Hospitals Of Southwestern Illinois

Memorial Hospital again gets highest nursing credential

    Memorial Hospital in Belleville again has attained Magnet recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Recognition Program.      This voluntary credentialing program for hospitals recognizes excellence in nursing and is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice.    The announcement was made by American Nurses Credentialing Center officials who…

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New St. Joseph’s offers ‘state-of-art’ experience

    When the “old” St. Joseph’s Hospital (Highland) opened in 1950, it was considered a modern health-care facility for its time.    Similarly, the new St. Joseph’s Hospital health-care campus, which encompasses the hospital and adjacent medical office building (MOB) totaling 125,000 square feet, provides Highland and the surrounding communities with a “state-of-the-art” health-care experience.    “We…

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Two orthopedists ply new techniques at Alton Memorial

    The cure for the age-old problem of hip and knee ailments has some new twists, and a thoughtful, multifaceted approach is being used by two surgeons who represent the future face of orthopedics at Alton Memorial Hospital.    Dr. Aaron Omotola joined Alton Orthopedic Clinic in August 2010. Dr. John Stirton came aboard this summer.…

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Gateway Regional puts stress on cardiac treatment

    The staff at Gateway Regional Medical Center has its heart in the right place.    The Granite City hospital has stepped up efforts to build on its reputation for cardiac care, acting on several different fronts.    One, said Chief Executive Officer Ed Cunningham, is a new campaign offering a free online risk assessment and the…

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Saint Anthony’s recruiting doctors for community

    ALTON – Area residents have improved access to local quality health care in the River Bend area, with the help of Saint Anthony’s Physician Group.    In the last four years, the doctor’s group has doubled in size with new physicians and mid-level providers, bringing the total number of providers to 29 — making Saint…

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Anderson Hospital planning growth in several areas

    Anticipated growth in pediatric and robotic surgery services is on the health chart of Anderson Hospital in Maryville, as is the opening of a diabetes management center next spring.    The coming year should be a good one for both the hospital and greater community, President and Chief Executive Officer Keith A. Page said.     Anderson…

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