February marks American Heart Month
New members Dan O’Neill and Dr. Curtis Farr joined the 9-person MDH Board and Scott Clauson reappointed to a three-year term. Update also given on the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center.
The MDH Pediatric Clinic’s Reach Out and Read program will receive more than 400 new books as a result of a $1,000 donation by the Kiwanis Club of Macomb.
McDonough District Hospital, along with Lifeguard Ambulance Service, will offer a Community CPR class on Wednesday, January 23, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.
He was born the morning of January 1.
Kent Slater concludes a 12-year tenure with the MDH Board of Directors.
Dr. Wright wraps up nine years as a member of the MDH Board of Directors.
Church donated funds through Peace and Global Witness Fund
Convenient Care hours during the Holidays are listed. Select MDH clinics will be closed on Christmas Eve. To schedule an appointment, contact the clinic for availability.
The union raised money through t-shirt sales and matching donation
The 13th Annual McDonough District Hospital “Festival of Trees”, sponsored by Citizens Bank, a Division of Morton Community Bank Member FDIC, took place Friday, November 30 to Monday, December 3 at the West Central Illinois (WCI) Arts Center.
The Bushnell-Prairie City (B-PC) Schools Athletic Booster Club held a “Paint the Gym Pink” fundraiser on October 18 during the B-PC volleyball match with proceeds from the event benefitting Linda’s Fund at McDonough District Hospital.
The McDonough County Voice announced the 2018 Award winners on Friday.
Interim President/CEO gives update on clinical partnership discussions.
Due to the inclement weather, the Teddy Bear T will reschedule until Tuesday.
Due to hazardous road conditions, ALL McDonough District Hospital Clinics (MMG) will be closed today, Monday, November 26.
Pella sold pink bracelets during Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Mullis joins the MDH executive staff as Interim Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.
Buchnowski joins MDH staff as Interim Vice President for Ambulatory Services
The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, lists MDH with a top grade for the third straight time
MDH congratulates Wagoner for receiving a Healing Hand award.
MDH congratulates Theis for receiving a Healing Hand award.
Obstetrics move to MDH’s second floor takes place Tuesday.
McDonough Medical Group Outreach Services sponsoring the series.
On Saturday, November 3, Julie Bartlow, CPNP-PC, NNP-BC, will offer a special flu clinic at the Pediatric Clinic from 8 a.m. until noon for its patients to get a flu shot and avoid missing time from school.
The team raised money at its annual Pink Night game on October 11
Two dates are scheduled during the month
Bomber volleyball raised money at its annual Pink Night game.
Proceeds came from the "Golf for the Girls" outing
Funds were raised from the event “Cancer’s A Drag” along with other community events and donations.
MDH congratulates LaDawna Royer for receiving a Healing Hand award
Nineteen members of the MDH staff trained on the decontamination process
Go online and vote for MDH and staff members in various categories
McDonough Medical Group Outreach Services sponsoring the series.
McDonough District Hospital and Dr. Jill Brody are co-sponsoring an AARP Driver Safety Course on Friday, October 26, from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
McDonough District Hospital will host a special program for Breast Cancer Awareness month Monday, October 15, at 6:00 p.m. in Auditoriums A and B, located on the lower level of MDH.
McDonough District Hospital earns designation from the IDPH
The classes will be held the first two Tuesdays in October
Nine dates are scheduled throughout the month of October
Baker represents MDH on the list announced by Becker’s Hospital Review.
Opening class will take place on Thursday, September 27
McDonough District Hospital staff members will host three different L.I.F.E. (Learning is ForEver) courses throughout October.
McDonough Medical Group Care Coordinators offering classes to help manage health care.
McDonough District Hospital is now accepting applications for the McDonough County Health Career Opportunities (MCHCO) program, which aims to provide youth with broader exposure to health careers at the local and regional level.
McDonough District Hospital congratulates the Acute Care staff for receiving the Healing Hand award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program.
Board Chairman Dr. Rick Iverson gave the announcement during Monday night’s Board meeting
MDH honored 80 employees at an awards ceremony on August 9. The 44th Annual Awards Presentation and Reception recognized employees for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years of service. Each employee received a certificate of achievement, a gift of choice, as well as a monetary gif
A total of 40 local teens participated in the 2018 MDH Volunteen Program, volunteering their time and effort in 17 different departments throughout McDonough District Hospital.
McDonough District Hospital now offers the Forget-Me-Not Support Group for anyone who has been affected by loss during pregnancy or the loss of an infant.
McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Breastfeeding class on Thursday, August 2, from 6-8 p.m. in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.
For the second consecutive year, MDH participated in the Rural Student Physician Program (RSPP) through the University Of Illinois College of Medicine. Medical student Catherine Jimenez spent 28 weeks with MDH as part of the hospital’s partnership with the University of Illinois.
The Ear, Nose and Throat staff of Jeffrey Sparks, D.O. and Kamie McKee, NP-C are accepting allergy patients ages 10 and older.
McDonough Medical Group providers taking appointments now, avoid a last minute rush.
While the healthcare industry has changed immensely over the past 60 years, MDH has remained constant in its commitment to providing healthcare in an atmosphere of healing, compassion, and caring.
Inpatient TeleHealth services available at MDH.
MDH Cardio department expands testing hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center took place at MDH on Thursday afternoon.
Dietz to begin duties on June 22.
MDH partners with the nationally-known search firm to hire a new CEO
McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section class on Thursday, June 7, from 6-8 p.m. in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.
McDonough District Hospital opened its doors on June 30, 1958.
McDonough District Hospital congratulates the Acute Care staff for receiving a Healing Hand award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program at MDH.
The personalized clinic is open to all runners ages 12 and older.
The McDonough District Hospital Hospice honored for the second straight year.
Frequently asked questions, quick facts and additional prevention tips concerning mumps.
McDonough District Hospital finalizes plans for expansion.
Boyd has led the MDH daily operations for seven years, will resign this summer.
The Grateful Patient Program honors physician in Emergency Services.
The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, lists MDH with a top grade for the second straight time.
MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, May 1, at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A, and a Community CPR class on Tuesday, May 8, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.
Dr. Sajjad Sarwar and Sheryl Yoder discussed EMDR on the Western Illinois campus
McDonough District Hospital congratulates two Emergency Room staff members.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin issuing new Medicare cards beginning this month. McDonough District Hospital shares helpful advice to ensure Medicare beneficiaries are aware of the transition.
McDonough District Hospital’s Laboratory implemented The Final Check
McDonough District Hospital congratulates the Food Service staff.
Local business showing community support with donation to help breast cancer patients.
McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section class on Thursday, April 12, from 6-8 p.m. in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.
McDonough County Health Career Opportunities (MCHCO) is a new program offered by McDonough District Hospital, SIU School of Medicine and the University of Illinois Extension.
McDonough District Hospital brings $180 million impact to the area
McDonough District Hospital congratulates the Acute Care staff for receiving a Healing Hand award.
Rick Iverson, M.D. elected to take over as Board Chairman for Kent Slater.
McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, April 3, and a Community CPR class on Tuesday, April 10.
McDonough District Hospital staff members will host three different L.I.F.E. (Learning is ForEver) courses in April.
Friday, March 30 marks National Doctors' Day, a way to celebrate the contribution of physicians who serve the needs of the local community.
As of 7:00 a.m. on March 1, McDonough County residents have access to increased emergency response staff and equipment thanks to McDonough District Hospital’s partnership with Lifeguard Ambulance Service.
McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, March 20, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.
McDonough District Hospital announced on Thursday (March 1) that free Hemoccult-ICT test kits are available to the general public starting immediately. The test kit giveaways, as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, can be picked up at MDH Outreach Services, located on the lower level (basement) of Health Services Building 1 in Suite 302.
Illinois General Assembly approved Senate Bill 1773 and Senate Bill 1573
McDonough District Hospital is offering a free Colorectal Cancer Program titled: Colon Health is Whole Health at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 28 in the Radiology Department, located on the first level of MDH.
Informational program is free and open to the public.
Hospital to Home Swing Bed program is for patients who no longer require hospitalization but would benefit from additional short term skilled services.
In an on-going series profiling MDH Board of Director members, meet Rita Moore
McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Sibling class on Saturday, February 3, from 10-11 a.m. in Auditorium B on the lower level of MDH.
McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, February 13, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.
McDonough District Hospital congratulates the Admitting staff for receiving a Healing Hand award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program at MDH. Grateful Patient Sarah Schoper thanked the staff for their continued kindness and patience.
As Cervical Health Awareness Month in January comes to a close the physicians at the McDonough District Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) Clinic stress the importance of regular screening tools to maintain good cervical health.
McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, February 6, at 6:00 p.m. in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.
Leathernecks donate nearly $1,200 during the Pinktober events.