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Memorial Health System Seeks Volunteers to Knit Hats for Newborns

As part of the American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign, Memorial Health System is seeking volunteers to crochet or knit tiny red hats for babies born in February.
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Memorial Health System Recognized with Quality Award from International Hospital Federation

Memorial Health System earned one of the top excellence awards from the International Hospital Federation.
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Memorial Health System Earns Quality Excellence Award from Illinois Hospital Association

Memorial Health System received one of the top honors today in a statewide quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) – the fifth quality award that the health system has received from the association in the last five years.
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Hovland Joins Memorial Physician Services-Koke Mill

Dr. Rebekah Hovland has begun her practice at Memorial Physician Services-Koke Mill as an internal medicine and pediatric physician.
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Memorial Employees Donate $301,000 to Annual Fundraising Campaign

Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 29th annual employee giving campaign raised a record-breaking $301,352 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.
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Memorial Health System CEO Ed Curtis to Receive Honorary Doctorate During UIS Commencement

Edgar J. Curtis, president and CEO of Memorial Health System, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of Illinois on May 13 during commencement ceremonies for the University of Illinois Springfield.
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Buoy Joins Memorial Physician Services-Vine Street

Dr. Abigail Galle Buoy began her psychiatry practice at Memorial Physician Services-Vine Street.
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Memorial Physician Services' Walk-In Clinic to Open Nov. 21 Inside Springfield Hy-Vee Store

Memorial Physician Services will open its walk-in primary care clinic on Monday, Nov. 21, inside the Springfield Hy-Vee store at 2115 S. MacArthur Boulevard.
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Vargas Joins Memorial Physician Services-Jacksonville

Dr. Omar Vargas began his practice at Memorial Physician Services-Jacksonville on Oct. 31.
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MacDonald Joins Memorial Physician Services-Chatham

Dr. Ashley MacDonald began her practice at Memorial Physician Services-Chatham on Sept. 1.
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Glover Joins Memorial Physician Services-Women’s Healthcare

Dr. Richard Glover has begun his practice at Memorial Physician Services-Women’s Healthcare.
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Memorial Physician Services Launches Service to Provide Virtual Visits for Patients from Their Computers, Smartphones

For patients who might not be able to make a trip to a doctor’s office, Memorial Physician Services is launching a secure, internet-based service to treat their non-emergency illnesses.
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Koeppel Joins Memorial Physician Services-Jacksonville

Dr. Rosemary Koeppel has begun her pediatric practice at Memorial Physician Services-Jacksonville.
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Memorial Employees Donate Nearly $282,000 to Annual Campaign

Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 28th annual employee giving campaign raised nearly $282,000 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.
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Shams Joins Memorial Physician Services-Capitol Healthcare

Dr. Shahed Shams has begun his practice at Memorial Physician Services-Capitol Healthcare.
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Memorial Physician Services to Open Walk-In Clinic in Hy-Vee

Memorial Physician Services will soon open a walk-in primary care clinic inside the Springfield Hy-Vee grocery store at 2115 S. MacArthur Boulevard. The clinic will be the first of its kind for the network of primary care physicians affiliated with Memorial Health System.
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All Memorial Physician Services’ Primary-Care Offices Recertified as Patient-Centered Medical Homes

For the second time, all Memorial Physician Services’ primary-care locations were recognized as Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Homes, the highest level possible, by the National Committee for Quality Assistance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home 2014 (PCMH 2014) program.
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Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Accepting Exhibitors

Memorial Medical Center is accepting applications for exhibitors to participate in its seventh annual Be Aware Women’s Fair in October.
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Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois Renamed Memorial Behavioral Health

To stress the importance of behavioral health to overall wellness and to strengthen its connection to Memorial Health System, Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois has changed its name to Memorial Behavioral Health.
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Hospital Launches Memorial Center for Healthy Families

Memorial Medical Center has launched the Memorial Center for Healthy Families, a new program that offers healthy and wellness guidelines along with nutritional support to children, teenagers and their parents.
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Gadbois Joins Memorial Physician Services-Lincoln

Dr. Stephanie Gadbois has begun her practice at Memorial Physician Services-Lincoln.
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Memorial Health System Annual Report Available Online

Visitors to ChooseMemorial.org can access a PDF file of the 2015 annual report for the seven-affiliate health system, which includes patient testimonials and significant achievements realized on behalf of the patients and communities served by the health system.
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Memorial Health System’s Curtis Elected Chair-Elect of Illinois Health and Hospital Association Board

Edgar J. Curtis, president and CEO of Memorial Health System in Springfield, has been elected chair-elect of the 2016 Illinois Health and Hospital Association’s board of trustees.
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Memorial Medical Center Named Comprehensive Stroke Center

Memorial is One of Only Two Illinois Hospitals Outside of Chicago to Achieve Certification.
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Snyder Joins Memorial Physician Services-Koke Mill

Dr. Jennifer Snyder has begun her practice at Memorial Physician Services-Koke Mill as a pediatrician.
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Memorial Physician Services to Staff Clinic in The Villas

Memorial Physician Services today launched a clinic in The Villas Senior Care Community to provide primary-care services to the senior residential community’s 230 residents and 180 employees.
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Henry Joins Memorial Physician Services-Women's Healthcare

Dr. Jillian Henry has begun her practice at Memorial Physician Services-Women’s Healthcare as an obstetrician and gynecologist.
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Wilson Named Administrator of Marketing and Communications for Memorial Health System

Molly Wilson has joined Memorial Health System as administrator of marketing and communications.
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Memorial Employees Donate Nearly $268,000 to Annual Campaign

Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 27th annual employee giving campaign raised nearly $268,000 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.
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Memorial Earns National Honor for Learning Commitment

Memorial Health System was the highest ranked healthcare system to receive a national award for its commitment to learning innovation.
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Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation Invites Public to Community Open House

A community open house will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, for the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, at the intersection of Rutledge and Miller streets on the Memorial Medical Center campus.
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Memorial Health System Annual Report Available Online

Memorial Health System's annual report is now available to the public online.
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Singh Joins Memorial Physician Services-Vine Street as Psychiatrist

Dr. Kuldeep Singh has begun his practice at Memorial Physician Services-Vine Street as a psychiatrist.
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Schenkelberg Joins Memorial Physician Services-Vine Street as Psychiatrist

Dr. Rick Schenkelberg has begun his practice at Memorial Physician Services-Vine Street as a psychiatrist.
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Memorial Physician Services to Staff Clinic in Concordia Village

Memorial Physician Services will staff a clinic in Concordia Village to offer primary-care services to the Springfield retirement community's nearly 300 residents.
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Memorial Health System to Donate Jacksonville Office Building to Prairie Council on Aging

Memorial Health System, which includes Passavant Area Hospital as one of its seven affiliates, plans to donate a medical office building at 800 W. State St. to the Prairie Council on Aging.
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Memorial Employees Donate Nearly $250,000 to Annual Campaign

Memorial Medical Center Foundation's 26th annual employee giving campaign raised nearly $250,000 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System.
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Memorial Physician Services Clinics Provide CDL Exams

Five Memorial Physician Services locations have medical professionals certified to provide exams for people seeking a commercial driver's license through the State of Illinois.
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Charles Callahan Named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Memorial Health System

Charles Callahan, senior vice president and chief quality officer for Memorial Health System, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective April 1.
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Memorial Health System, Passavant Area Hospital Affiliation Approved

Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville has cleared all regulatory approvals and has become the fourth hospital to join Memorial Health System.
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Memorial Health System Annual Report Available Online

Memorial Health System's annual report is now available to the public online.
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Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois to Relocate its Lincoln Office

Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois (MHCCI) will relocate its staff to Memorial Physician Services-Lincoln, 515 N. College St., on Dec.9.
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All Memorial Physician Services' Primary-Care Offices Receive National Medical-Home Recognition

All of the Memorial Physician Services' primary-care locations were recognized as Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Homes, the highest level possible, by the National Comittee for Quality Assistance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 (PCMH 2011) program.
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Gildner Receives Certification to Treat Female Urinary Incontinence

Dr. James Gildner with Memorial Physician Services – Women’s Healthcare has been certified to prescribe a medical device to help women with bladder leakage.
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New Physician Clinics Scheduled to Open on Passavant Area Hospital Campus in June

A new 70,700-square-foot medical office building on the Passavant Area Hospital campus will open to the public on June 3.
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Jacksonville’s New Medical Office Building Nears Completion

The new 70,700-square-foot medical office building on the Passavant Area Hospital campus is on target to be open to the public on June 3.
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Visitors to Memorial Health System Hospitals Encouraged to Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Flu

For the safety of patients and their families, Memorial Health System is recommending visitors to its three hospitals — Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln and Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville —help prevent the spread of respiratory infections by requesting that: • Inpatient hospital visits be limited to two visitors per patient at one time; • All visitors be 18 or older and show no signs of illness.
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