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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 Home Services to Provide Free CPAP Checkups

Memorial Home Services will provide a free checkup and cleaning of CPAP machines at its three retail store locations in Springfield, Jacksonville and Lincoln from Dec. 4-8.
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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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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, Heritage Health to Open 19-Bed Inpatient Hospice Unit in Springfield

A 19-bed inpatient hospice unit will open in early June as part of an expansion of a partnership between Memorial Health System and Heritage Health.
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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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Memorial Home Services to Offer Six-Week Grief Support Group

Memorial Home Services will offer a free six-week grief support group starting in October.
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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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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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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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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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Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation Supports Hospice

A check representing collective donor gifts of $11,571.68 from the Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation's Dr. Wayne J. Schall Hospice Fund was recently presented to Memorial Home Services staff members who work with Logan County patients and their families.
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Memorial Home Services Hospice Seeks Volunteers

Memorial Home Services Hospice will offer training in February to people who are interested in serving as volunteers.
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Memorial Service in Jacksonville to Remember Hospice Patients

A memorial service for families of hospice patients will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at First Presbyterian Church, 870 W. College.
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Memorial Home Services Hospice Seeks Volunteers

Memorial Home Services Hospice will offer training in October to people who are interested in serving as volunteers.
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Memorial Home Services Announces New Website Coming Soon

Memorial Home Services announced updates to its website, MemorialHomeServices.com, that include changes to navigation and look and feel.
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Memorial Home Services Hospice, ALMH to Sponsor Free Seminar on Discussing End-Of-Life Wishes

Memorial Home Services Hospice and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will host a free seminar in July on how people can discuss end-of-life wishes with their loved ones.
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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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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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Annual Hospice Gala to Feature Son of President Gerald Ford

Steve Ford, son of the late President Gerald R. and First Lady Betty Ford, will be the keynote speaker at the third annual Memorial Medical Center Foundation Hospice Gala on Saturday, April 12, at the Crowne Plaza, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield.
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Memorial Medical Center Foundation to Hold Gala to Raise Funds to Help Hospice Patients Fulfill Their Wishes

Tickets are now on sale for the third annual Hospice Gala sponsored by the Memorial Medical Center Foundation to raise donations for a fund that helps fulfill the wishes of hospice patients.
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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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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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Memorial Home Services Hospice Seeks Volunteers

Memorial Home Services Hospice will offer training in September to people who are interested in serving as volunteers.
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Donor Gifts Make Hospice Patients Wishes Come True; Help Families Cope with Grief

A check representing collective donor gifts of more than $8,000 from the Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation's Dr. Wayne J. Schall Hospice Fund was recently presented to the Memorial Home Services nurses who work with Logan county patients and theif families.
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Memorial Home Services Hospice Launches Speakers Bureau

Memorial Home Services recently launched a hospice speakers bureau available to community groups throughout central Illinois.
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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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