Special Section Hospitals Of Southwestern Illinois

Touchette Regional Hospital undergoing two major renovations

    For more than 100 years, Touchette Regional Hospital has delivered high-quality care to Metro East residents. And with two new expansions on the horizon – a larger emergency department and new behavioral health center – it will serve more patients than ever before.    After a 20-month construction period, Touchette’s new $3 million, 5,200-square-foot emergency…

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St. Joseph’s celebrates ‘first birthday’ of new hospital campus

    There wasn’t the same excitement and anticipation at 6 a.m., Aug. 22, 2014, as there was the previous year at that same time. However, what did occur at that time and date this year was the new St. Joseph’s Hospital campus (hospital facility and medical office building) completed its first full year of service…

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Gateway Regional Medical Center to open urgent care in Glen Carbon

    Gateway Regional Medical Center is opening its new Gateway Urgent Care at 4273 S State Route 159 in Glen Carbon this month. The 4,000-square-foot medical center will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.    Urgent care centers are walk-in medical clinics that provide ambulatory care for a wide variety…

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Alton Memorial children’s care includes helicopter, ambulance

    ALTON — A partnership between Alton Memorial Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital is offering a new level of treatment for injured and sick children. Soon, the addition of a helicopter landing pad at Alton will give the program even more of a lift.    AMH is serving as home base for a St. Louis…

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Anderson Hospital expanding its cardiac catheterization lab

    Anderson Hospital is working on a 5,400-square-foot expansion of its cardiac catheterization lab facilities. A ribbon cutting is anticipated in spring 2015.    The cardiac catheterization lab is a specialized service providing both diagnostic and interventional cardiology procedures. Nearly 1,000 procedures were performed in the lab in both 2011 and 2012; these included diagnostic heart…

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New leadership takes helm at OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center

Illinois Business Journal report        ALTON — As Saint Anthony’s Health Center enters into an historical affiliation with OSF Healthcare System, a new leader of Saint Anthony’s has been named.  Ajay Pathak, most recently the chief integration officer for OSF, has been appointed to serve as president and CEO of OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center…

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Busy time, now and in near future, for the Memorial network

Illinois Business Journal report    The Memorial network brings together Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Memorial Medical Group, and, coming soon, Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh.     “Our goal is to provide patients with a complete network of quality care—from physicians to the latest services and technology—right here in the Metro East,” said Mark Turner, Memorial Hospital…

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