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IHA Member News Spotlight

News stories highlighting IHA member hospitals. To submit your hospital news, contact Joanne Sterioti.

March of Dimes Honors Illinois Hospitals for Commitment to Mom and Baby Health (11/19/14)
Thirty-five Illinois hospitals are being recognized for reducing the number of elective deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy. Read more>

Local Hospitals Donate Ebola Gear to West Africa
Fighting the Ebola virus from right here at home, more than 60 hospitals in Illinois and Wisconsin are donating desperately needed protective gear to West Africa. Read more>

Advocate BroMenn Volunteer Leader Vern McGinnis Recognized as Region's Outstanding Philanthropist
Vern McGinnis, a longstanding member of Advocate BroMenn Medical Center's Governing Council and current chair of the medical center's Philanthropy Council, has been recognized as the Outstanding Philanthropist for 2014 by the Central Illinois Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Read more>

Dr. Foellner Receives IRHA Rural Physician of Excellence Award (Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services)
For the fourth year in a row, a Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services physician has received the Rural Physician of Excellence Award presented by the Illinois Rural Health Association. Read more>

Presence Holy Family Medical Center Receives 2014 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Achieving 95th Percentile in Patient Experience
Presence Holy Family Medical Center received the award for patient experience in their Keys to Recovery inpatient behavioral health program. Read more>

Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (ISHMPR) Recognizes Patty Peterson with Individual Achievement Award
ISHMPR honored marketing, public relations and communications professionals from across the state at its 2014 Annual Conference and Pinnacle Awards presentation on Oct. 23. Patty Peterson, Director of Public Relations at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System was the recipient of this year's award. Read more>

HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital Receives 2014 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Achieving 95th Percentile in Clinical Quality
The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing facilities that consistently achieved the 95th percentile of performance in Clinical Quality. Read more>

SwedishAmerican Foundation Offers CPR/AED Training Grant
All sixth and 10th grade students in Rockford Public Schools will learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) thanks to a $89,500 grant from the SwedishAmerican Foundation. Read more>

SwedishAmerican Health System to Offer Free Life-Saving Lung Scans in November & December
Lung cancer is the second-most-common cancer in both men and women. Although the scan normally costs $150, during the months of November and December, it is available for FREE, thanks in part to generous support from Radiology Consultants of Rockford. Read more>