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MDH Is Here For You

5/29/2020

Your health, safety, and well-being is very important to us.

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Behavioral Health Services Column - May 20

5/20/2020

May is Mental Health Month. Read the latest column from MDH Behavioral Health Services.

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Letter from MDH President/Chief Executive Officer Brian E. Dietz, FACHE

5/18/2020

McDonough County Residents: “Take Care of Your Health”

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Behavioral Health Services Column - May 8

5/8/2020

Learn more about internal awareness from Miriam Mindeman, MA, LCPC

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Nurses Week 2020

5/6/2020

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Behavioral Health Services Column - May 4

5/4/2020

LOSS in Times of COVID-19

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Behavioral Health Services Column - April 24

4/24/2020

Special thanks to MDH Behavioral Health Services Director Kim Laird, MS, LCPC, for the department’s inaugural column on topics surrounding COVID-19.

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MDH Auxiliary Accepting Applications for 2020-2021 Health Career Loans and Scholarships

4/21/2020

The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is now accepting applications for health career scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Fusion Tech Donates to MDH

4/9/2020

We have received a donation of 1 fabricated plexiglass intubation box from Fusion Tech.

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Stricter Visitor Policy Goes Into Effect Wednesday

3/31/2020

Due to the increased spread of COVID-19, MDH enacts stricter policy for visitors.

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MDH Announces Coronavirus Nurse Triage Hotline and a Drive-Thru Screening Station

3/24/2020

Patients MUST get authorization through the nurse triage hotline or from their primary care provider to use the service.

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Colorectal Cancer Kit Update

3/23/2020

MDH has decided to discontinue free colorectal kit distributions until further notice.

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MDH Convenience Clinic Moving to Health Services Building 2 First Floor

3/13/2020

The clinic will temporarily relocate to the former Internal Medicine clinic inside the same building.

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MDH Addresses COVID-19 Concerns

3/12/2020

MDH emphasizes taking precautions not panic.

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Brittany Cromer, NP-C Joins MDH Convenience Clinic

3/9/2020

Cromer has worked at MDH since 2003.

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IHA Report Announces 2020 Economic Report

3/6/2020

McDonough District Hospital brings more than $186 million economic impact to the area.

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MDH is offering free Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits

3/5/2020

With the start of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, McDonough District Hospital is offering free Hemoccult-ICT test kits to raise awareness and prevention of colorectal cancer.

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MDH Announces New Name for Walk-In Appointments, MDH Convenience Clinic

3/3/2020

MDH Announces Rebranding Initiative for Walk-In Appointments

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MDH Welcomes the First Baby of DKSWC Obstetrics

2/24/2020

Area businesses donate gift baskets, certificates, baby items to welcome the newborn

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Kortney Higgins Receives Healing Hand Award

2/20/2020

MDH congratulates Kortney Higgins, RN in ICU, for receiving a Healing Hand Award.

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MDH Announces Opening of the DKSWC Obstetrics

2/18/2020

MDH announced Tuesday the much-anticipated opening of the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center obstetrics department.

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MDH Family Clinic Walk-In Services Announces ‘Hold My Spot’ Option

2/12/2020

The new ‘Hold My Spot’ option provides convenient services by MDH Family Clinic when scheduling a walk-in services appointment.

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February is American Heart Month

2/5/2020

Activities going on throughout the month highlighting heart health.

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MDH Hosts Community Heart Health Program February 25, 2020

1/24/2020

Last September, McDonough District Hospital and Blessing Health System formed a heart care partnership, bringing convenient access to advanced heart care. As part of February being American Heart Month, MDH will offer a Heart Health program on Tuesday, February 25, free to the public.

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Dr. Amy Waschull Named Medical Director for MDH Home Health/Hospice

1/23/2020

Dr. Waschull takes over for recently retired Dr. George Roodhouse

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Kathleen Neumann Joins MDH Board of Directors

1/21/2020

Neumann begins a three-year term; Board officers named for 2020

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MDH Announces New Department Directors

1/14/2020

Four new Department Directors begin their roles in January.

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Katie Ruebush Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

1/6/2020

McDonough District Hospital congratulates Katie Ruebush, DPT for receiving a Healing Hand award.

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MDH Welcomes First Baby of 2020

1/3/2020

The McDonough District Hospital Obstetrics Department welcomed the first baby of 2020 on Thursday morning (Jan. 2).

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Thank You Noel Oliver

12/31/2019

Noel Oliver concludes nine years on the MDH Board of Directors

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MDH Announces Visitor Recommendations Due to Increased Influenza Activity

12/30/2019

MDH announced recommendations for visitors due to a widespread increase in influenza activity throughout the state and community.

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Bushnell-Prairie City Athletic Booster Club Donates to Linda’s Fund at MDH

12/20/2019

The Bushnell-Prairie City Athletic Booster Club hosted Paint the Gym Pink and raised $1,250 for Linda’s Fund

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WIU Theatre and Dance Department Costume Construction Class Donated 14 Chemo Pillows to MDH

12/18/2019

Western Illinois University Theatre and Dance Department Costume Construction class presented 14 handmade chemo pillows to MDH.

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Bushnell’s Pink Warriors Donate $4,500 to MDH Linda’s Fund

12/16/2019

Bushnell’s Pink Warriors recently presented a $4,500 donation for Linda’s Fund at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Weatherline Phone Service Now Available

12/13/2019

MDH offers new phone number to call on outpatient clinic closures or opening delays during inclement weather, (309) 836-1987.

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Adrian MacGregor Promoted to Vice President

11/25/2019

Long-time MDH employee named VP for Business Development, Outreach, Compliance, and Strategic Planning.

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MDH Earns Five Best of the Best Awards for 2019

11/20/2019

MDH's Home Health Care and Rehabilitation Center earns award for third straight year

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Acute Care Team Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

11/18/2019

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MDH Earns Accreditation from The Joint Commission

11/18/2019

Triennial survey and follow-ups have been completed

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Celebrating National Nurse Practitioner Week

11/11/2019

One of the fastest growing professions in the United States (currently and future trend) involves health care. The profession though may surprise you.

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West Prairie Volleyball Donates $2,698 to Linda’s Fund

11/7/2019

The West Prairie High School volleyball team presented a $2,698 donation for Linda’s Fund at McDonough District Hospital (MDH).

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Dr. Tim Biagini Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

11/7/2019

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Collaboration Results in Another Medical Specialty at MDH

11/6/2019

Blessing Physician Services partners with MDH on Pulmonology services

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2019 Angel Tree

11/5/2019

The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is pleased to sponsor the popular Angel Tree again this year, giving area residents an opportunity to remember loved ones during the holidays.

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Learn More About the MDH HealtheLife Portal Account

10/16/2019

MDH patients can also take advantage of the new Protected Health Information online request form.

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MDH Diabetes Education Program Earns ADA Recognition

10/11/2019

The diabetes self-management education service of the Diabetes Education Center at McDonough District Hospital has been awarded continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

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MDH Offers AARP Driver Safety Course November 22

10/8/2019

Illinois state law requires that all insurance companies give an auto insurance discount to all drivers age 50 and older who complete this accident prevention course.

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Vote MDH in the Best of the Best McDonough County

10/4/2019

The 2019 contest is now underway at McDonoughVoice.com.

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The MDH Hospice Offers L.I.F.E. Course

10/3/2019

The award-winning MDH Hospice will host a L.I.F.E. (Learning is ForEver) Course titled “Making Difficult Decisions Near the End of Life” on Tuesday, October 29.

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DKSWC Community Open House Set for October 2

9/24/2019

McDonough District Hospital invites the community to tour the new Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center.

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MDH Wound Clinic Offers L.I.F.E. Course

9/20/2019

McDonough District Hospital will host a L.I.F.E. (Learning is ForEver) Course titled: Compression Hose, Not Just a Fashion Statement, But a Lifestyle.

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MDH Announces 2019 Flu Clinic Dates

9/19/2019

Thirteen clinics are scheduled throughout the month of October.

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MDH Offers Stroke Prevention L.I.F.E. Course

9/18/2019

The course is set for Wednesday, October 2 from 2-3:30 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Laboratory Earns Accreditation Again from CAP

9/3/2019

College of American Pathologists (CAP) honors McDonough District Hospital

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MDH Honors Employees For Years of Service

8/30/2019

McDonough District Hospital honored 50 employees at an awards ceremony on August 28. The 45th Annual Awards Presentation and Reception recognized employees for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years of service.

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Blessing Health System and MDH Form Heart Care Partnership

8/29/2019

Patients in the region served by McDonough District Hospital now have convenient access to advanced heart care provided by cardiologists of the Blessing Health System.

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The MDH Hospice Recognized as Honors Recipient for Fourth Consecutive Year

8/22/2019

The McDonough District Hospital Hospice program was recently recognized by HEALTHCAREfirst as a 2019 Hospice Honors Elite recipient.

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MDH Updates CPR Class Schedule and Offers Online Check-Offs

8/13/2019

MDH will now offer triannual CPR Classes as well as individual check-off sessions for those who have completed qualifying courses online through The American Heart Association.

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MDH Offers Community First Aid Class in September

8/7/2019

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class Wednesday, September 4, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B (lower level).

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Volunteens Log More Than 1,182 Hours at MDH

8/7/2019

A total of 58 local teens participated in the 2019 MDH Volunteen Program, volunteering their time and effort in 22 different departments.

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2019 Health Career Scholarships Awarded

7/30/2019

MDH Health Careers Committee awards scholarships to individuals pursuing a career or continuing their education in a health-related field.

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The Gift Gallery Donates to the Auxiliary to MDH

7/23/2019

The Gift Gallery recently presented a check for $7,000 to the Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital.

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Marc Kessler, World Champion

7/22/2019

Athletic Trainer Marc Kessler brings home three World Championships from the World Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation meet.

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Peter Rao Named Vice President for Ambulatory Services

7/16/2019

Rao joins MDH on August 1

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MDH Names Dr. Edwin Card Chief Medical Officer

7/1/2019

Dr. Card adds new administrative duties.

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Walk-In Services at MDH Family Clinic Begin July 1

6/28/2019

MDH offers walk-in appointments seven days a week at Family Clinic.

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McDonough District Hospital’s Commit to Get Fit Class Sees Results

6/27/2019

Highly personalized workout sessions just two days per week has produced favorable results for the MDH Commit to Get Fit class.

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MDH Bushnell Family Practice Offering Sports Physical Clinic

6/24/2019

On July 10 from 1-4 p.m. sports physicals will be offered for just $10.

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MDH Offers Free Childbirth Classes in July

6/10/2019

Classes offered on-site as well as online

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MDH Announces Envision Physician Services as New Emergency Department Physician Group

6/10/2019

Envision will begin service at McDonough District Hospital on July 1

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MDH Sports Medicine and Rehab Now Offers Two New Fitness Programs

6/5/2019

Silver&Fit fitness program offered for seniors 65 and older, Active&Fit offered for those 64 and younger

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Acute Care Staff Members Receive Healing Hand Award at MDH

6/4/2019

MDH Acute Care staff members Dr. Jack McPherson, Registered Nurse Nora Valdez and Certified Nursing Assistant Kate Hickey were recently recognized with Healing Hand awards, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program.

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MDH Convenient Care Making the Move to MDH Family Clinic

6/3/2019

Convenient Care departs Hy-Vee on June 11, walk-in appointments at MDH Family Clinic will begin on July 1

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Thank You Chuck Butterfield

5/22/2019

Chuck Butterfield spent eight years on the McDonough District Hospital Board of Directors, the last few years as the Secretary/Treasurer, before recently resigning his position.

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MDH Announces Closure of Senior Behavioral Health

5/21/2019

Board of Directors voted Monday, SBH will stop accepting new patients on June 1 and close by the end of June

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MidAmerica National Bank Reserves $50,000 Naming Opportunity at MDH

5/17/2019

MidAmerica National Bank recently pledged $30,000 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.

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Surgical Services Team Receives Healing Hand Awards at MDH

5/13/2019

MDH congratulates Tim Biagini, MD; Cindy Canevit, RN; Steve Hilligoss, CRNA; Danelle Kirkpatrick, OR Tech; and Tracy Thome, RN for receiving Healing Hand awards, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program at MDH.

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Wagoner Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

5/13/2019

Jen Wagoner, MPT, CVR, was recently honored with a Healing Hand Award through the Grateful Patient Program at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Honors Volunteers at Recognition Dinner

5/7/2019

The program consisted of MDH Volunteer Coordinator Meagan Wohlfeil, thanking volunteers and the Auxiliary to MDH members for their dedication and hours of volunteering the past year.

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The MDH Hospice Inspires Invention

5/7/2019

The term ‘hospice care’ often bears an invisible weight, the weight that the loss of a loved one is approaching. For Robert (Bob) Gore, a mention of the MDH Hospice conjures grateful memories and the origination of invention.

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MDH Clinics Taking Appointments Now for School and Sports Physicals

5/7/2019

Physicals are required for those entering kindergarten, 6th or 9th grades

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HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

5/1/2019

The McDonough District Hospital Hospice is seeking volunteers willing to provide assistance and support to terminally ill patients and their families. The MDH Hospice provides comfort and compassionate care for the terminally ill and offers support for their families.

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Christina Brown Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

4/23/2019

MDH congratulates Christina Brown for earning a Healing Hand award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program.

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MDH Offers Community CPR and First Aid Classes in May

4/12/2019

MDH, along with Lifeguard Ambulance Service, will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, May 7, at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A, and a Community CPR class on Tuesday, May 14, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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Bill Murdock Joins McDonough District Hospital as Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

4/12/2019

West-central Illinois native and WIU graduate begins his duties April 22

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Jen Wagoner Receives Dual Healing Hand Awards

4/9/2019

McDonough District Hospital’s Jen Wagoner, MPT, CVR, has received her third Healing Hand award in a month, bringing her total to five since the program began.

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MDH Removes Interim Title for Brian E. Dietz, FACHE

4/4/2019

McDonough District Hospital announces Dietz as President/CEO

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The MDH Hospice Receives Healing Hand Award

4/3/2019

MDH congratulates The MDH Hospice team for receiving a Healing Hand award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program.

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MDH Auxiliary Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 Health Career Loans and Scholarships

4/3/2019

The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is now accepting applications for health career loans and scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year.

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Jerid Landon Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

3/27/2019

McDonough District Hospital congratulates Jerid Landon, Acute Care CNA, for receiving a Healing Hand Award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program at MDH.

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MDH Physician Dr. Scott Urch Receives Healing Hand Award

3/27/2019

McDonough District Hospital congratulates Scott E. Urch, MD, for receiving a Healing Hand Award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program at MDH.

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L.I.F.E. Course at McDonough District Hospital Highlights Safety in the Home

3/26/2019

Occupational Therapy staff at MDH look to prevent falls and make daily living more enjoyable with their latest L.I.F.E. course offered Wednesday, April 24, from 12:30-2 p.m. in Auditoriums A and B (lower level) of MDH.

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MDH Offers Community CPR Class in April

3/26/2019

McDonough District Hospital, along with Lifeguard Ambulance Service, will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, April 9, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Behavioral Health Hosts Free Children’s Grief and Hope Retreat

3/20/2019

Families and children of McDonough County and the surrounding areas who have experienced the loss of a loved one will have a new resource for healing at the Children’s Grief and Hope Retreat taking place Saturday, May 4, at Lakeview Nature Center.

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Wagoner Receives Third Healing Hand Award at MDH

3/15/2019

Jen Wagoner, MPT, CVR, recently earned her third Healing Hand Award through the Grateful Patient Program at McDonough District Hospital since the program began in 2017.

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Julie Bartlow Designated as a MDH Pediatrics Primary Care Provider

3/15/2019

Barlow joined MDH in 2017.

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MDH Re-Designated as Level II Perinatal Care Facility

3/12/2019

McDonough District Hospital has earned re-designation by the North Central Illinois Perinatal Network as a Level II Perinatal Care Facility.

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McDonough Medical Group Changing its Name to MDH Medical Group

3/1/2019

All MMG services renamed to the McDonough District Hospital Medical Group

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Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits Available at MDH

2/27/2019

With the start of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, McDonough District Hospital is offering free Hemoccult-ICT test kits to raise awareness and prevention of colorectal cancer.

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Award-Winning Department at McDonough District Hospital Offers L.I.F.E. Course

2/27/2019

Join Registered Nurse and Home Health Care Patient Care Coordinator Julie Trulson on April 2 from 10-11 a.m. in Auditoriums A and B (lower level) of MDH as she explains how to Put the Home Health Puzzle Pieces Together. This course will provide tips on how to stay at home safely and receive the care you deserve in a fun, interactive, and innovative way.

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MDH Cardiopulmonary Department Earns Reaccreditation

2/22/2019

The McDonough District Hospital Cardiopulmonary Department has been granted an additional three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Echocardiography in the area(s) of Adult Transthoracic and Vascular Testing in the area(s) of Extracranial Cerebrovascular Testing, and Peripheral Venous/Arterial Testing.

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Community Heart Health Program for February 20 is Canceled

2/20/2019

Due to weather conditions, the program set for Wednesday evening, February 20, is canceled.

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MDH Offers Community First Aid Class

2/20/2019

MDH, along with Lifeguard Ambulance Service, will offer a Community First Aid class on Tuesday, March 5, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH

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MDH Hosts Community Heart Health Program

1/28/2019

February marks American Heart Month

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DELAYED OPENING ON WEDNESDAY (Jan. 23) for MDH Physician Clinics

1/23/2019

Due to weather conditions, MDH Physician Clinics are on a 2-hour delay opening on Wednesday (Jan. 23).

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MDH Board of Directors Meeting Report

1/22/2019

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.

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Kiwanis Club of Macomb Donates to MDH Pediatric Clinic ‘Reach Out and Read’ Program

1/21/2019

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.

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MDH Offers Community CPR Class on January 23

1/2/2019

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.

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MDH Welcomes First Baby of 2019

1/2/2019

He was born the morning of January 1.

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Thank You Kent Slater

12/28/2018

Kent Slater concludes a 12-year tenure with the MDH Board of Directors.

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Thank You Kenneth T. Wright, DVM

12/27/2018

Dr. Wright wraps up nine years as a member of the MDH Board of Directors.

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First Presbyterian Church Donates to Indigent Care at MDH

12/26/2018

Church donated funds through Peace and Global Witness Fund

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MDH Convenient Care Holiday Hours

12/21/2018

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.

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Macomb Firefighters Local 3053 Donates $500 to Linda’s Fund

12/14/2018

The union raised money through t-shirt sales and matching donation

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MDH Festival of Trees Sees Record Fundraising Year

12/12/2018

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.

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MDH Linda’s Fund Receives Donation from Bushnell-Prairie City Athletic Booster Club

12/3/2018

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.

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MDH Receives Multiple Best of the Best 2018 Awards

11/30/2018

The McDonough County Voice announced the 2018 Award winners on Friday.

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MDH Board of Directors Meeting Update

11/28/2018

Interim President/CEO gives update on clinical partnership discussions.

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Weather Closings - November 26, 2018

11/26/2018

Due to hazardous road conditions, ALL McDonough District Hospital Clinics (MMG) will be closed today, Monday, November 26.

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Teddy Bear T Rescheduled for Tuesday, November 27

11/26/2018

Due to the inclement weather, the Teddy Bear T will reschedule until Tuesday.

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Linda’s Fund Receives Donation from Macomb Pella

11/21/2018

Pella sold pink bracelets during Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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McDonough District Hospital Welcomes Jeff Mullis

11/20/2018

Mullis joins the MDH executive staff as Interim Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

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Randy Buchnowski Joins McDonough District Hospital

11/14/2018

Buchnowski joins MDH staff as Interim Vice President for Ambulatory Services

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MDH’s Diabetes Education Center Offering Classes

11/14/2018

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.

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Three Consecutive “A” Grades for McDonough District Hospital

11/9/2018

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, lists MDH with a top grade for the third straight time

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Jennifer Wagoner Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

11/1/2018

MDH congratulates Wagoner for receiving a Healing Hand award.

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Sandy Theis Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

10/31/2018

MDH congratulates Theis for receiving a Healing Hand award.

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Obstetrics Department Move Marks Next Phase in DKSWC Project

10/29/2018

Obstetrics move to MDH’s second floor takes place Tuesday.

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Final “Keeping You Healthy” Program Scheduled for November 6

10/26/2018

McDonough Medical Group Outreach Services sponsoring the series.

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Get a Flu Shot, Reduce the Risk of Flu Illness

10/24/2018

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.

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West Prairie Volleyball Team Donates $3,608 to Linda’s Fund

10/24/2018

The team raised money at its annual Pink Night game on October 11

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MDH Offers Community CPR and First Aid Classes in November

10/23/2018

Two dates are scheduled during the month

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Macomb High School Volleyball Team Donates $1,177 to Linda’s Fund

10/22/2018

Bomber volleyball raised money at its annual Pink Night game.

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MCC Women’s Golf Association Raises Over $6,100 for Linda’s Fund

10/19/2018

Proceeds came from the "Golf for the Girls" outing

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Royer Receives Healing Hand Award

10/18/2018

MDH congratulates LaDawna Royer for receiving a Healing Hand award

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Bushnell’s Pink Warriors Donate $6,500 to MDH Linda’s Fund

10/18/2018

Funds were raised from the event “Cancer’s A Drag” along with other community events and donations.

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MDH Staff Undergoes Decontamination Training

10/10/2018

Nineteen members of the MDH staff trained on the decontamination process

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MDH Represented in the ‘Best of 2018’ Awards

10/9/2018

Go online and vote for MDH and staff members in various categories

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Second “Keeping You Healthy” Class Scheduled for October 16

10/5/2018

McDonough Medical Group Outreach Services sponsoring the series.

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MDH Offers AARP Driver Safety Course October 26

9/28/2018

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.

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MDH to Host Breast Cancer Awareness Program on October 15

9/26/2018

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.

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Once Again MDH Earns Designation as Acute Stroke-Ready Hospital

9/25/2018

McDonough District Hospital earns designation from the IDPH

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MDH Offers Community CPR and First Aid Classes in October

9/18/2018

The classes will be held the first two Tuesdays in October

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MDH Announces Upcoming Flu Clinic Dates

9/17/2018

Nine dates are scheduled throughout the month of October

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Harlan Baker Named to ‘Hospital CIOs to Know’ National List

9/14/2018

Baker represents MDH on the list announced by Becker’s Hospital Review.

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MDH Offers Three L.I.F.E. Courses

9/11/2018

McDonough District Hospital staff members will host three different L.I.F.E. (Learning is ForEver) courses throughout October.

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MDH Offers Free Childbirth Classes

9/11/2018

Opening class will take place on Thursday, September 27

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MMG Offering Three Programs Highlighting Care Coordination and Community Resources

9/7/2018

McDonough Medical Group Care Coordinators offering classes to help manage health care.

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MDH Accepts Applications for the McDonough County Health Career Opportunities Program

9/5/2018

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.

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Acute Care Staff Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

8/21/2018

McDonough District Hospital congratulates the Acute Care staff for receiving the Healing Hand award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program.

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MDH Board of Directors Announces Update on CEO Search

8/20/2018

Board Chairman Dr. Rick Iverson gave the announcement during Monday night’s Board meeting

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MDH Hosts Reception to Honor Employees For Years of Service

8/9/2018

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

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Volunteens Log More Than 650 Hours at MDH

8/8/2018

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.

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MDH Offers New Support Group for Bereaved Parents

7/24/2018

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.

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MDH Offers Free Childbirth Classes in August

7/20/2018

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.

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MDH Works with the U of I College of Medicine

7/20/2018

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.

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Allergy Treatments Added to MDH Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic

7/13/2018

The Ear, Nose and Throat staff of Jeffrey Sparks, D.O. and Kamie McKee, NP-C are accepting allergy patients ages 10 and older.

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Appointments Available for School and Sports Physicals

7/9/2018

McDonough Medical Group providers taking appointments now, avoid a last minute rush.

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McDonough District Hospital Celebrates 60 Years of Healing, Caring, and Hope

6/29/2018

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.

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Video Chat with a Specialist

6/26/2018

Inpatient TeleHealth services available at MDH.

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Cardiopulmonary Department Expands Hours

6/21/2018

MDH Cardio department expands testing hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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MDH Breaks Ground on DKSWC

6/15/2018

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center took place at MDH on Thursday afternoon.

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Brian Dietz Named MDH Interim CEO

6/11/2018

Dietz to begin duties on June 22.

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B.E. Smith to Run the Search for New CEO

5/24/2018

MDH partners with the nationally-known search firm to hire a new CEO

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MDH Offers Free Childbirth and Infant Care Classes

5/23/2018

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.

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MDH Kicks off 60th Anniversary Celebration During National Hospital Week

5/11/2018

McDonough District Hospital opened its doors on June 30, 1958.

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Acute Care Staff Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

5/10/2018

McDonough District Hospital congratulates the Acute Care staff for receiving a Healing Hand award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program at MDH.

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MDH Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation to Offer Personalized Running Clinic

5/8/2018

The personalized clinic is open to all runners ages 12 and older.

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HEALTHCAREfirst Recognizes The MDH Hospice as Honors Recipient

5/7/2018

The McDonough District Hospital Hospice honored for the second straight year.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Mumps

5/4/2018

Frequently asked questions, quick facts and additional prevention tips concerning mumps.

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MDH Announces Update on Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center

5/1/2018

McDonough District Hospital finalizes plans for expansion.

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Kenny Boyd Announces Resignation as MDH President/CEO

4/27/2018

Boyd has led the MDH daily operations for seven years, will resign this summer.

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Dr. Kalinowska Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

4/25/2018

The Grateful Patient Program honors physician in Emergency Services.

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Back-To-Back “A” Grades for McDonough District Hospital

4/24/2018

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, lists MDH with a top grade for the second straight time.

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MDH Offers Community CPR and First Aid Classes in May

4/19/2018

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.

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Speakers Represent MDH at IAC Conference

4/16/2018

Dr. Sajjad Sarwar and Sheryl Yoder discussed EMDR on the Western Illinois campus

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MDH Advises Medicare Beneficiaries to Watch for New Cards

4/13/2018

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.

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Kendrick and Burling Receive Healing Hand Award

4/13/2018

McDonough District Hospital congratulates two Emergency Room staff members.

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MDH Presents at the IHA Quality Advocacy Showcase

4/12/2018

McDonough District Hospital’s Laboratory implemented The Final Check

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Food Service Staff Receives Healing Hand Award

4/10/2018

McDonough District Hospital congratulates the Food Service staff.

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MDH Linda’s Fund Receives Donation from Macomb Pella

4/5/2018

Local business showing community support with donation to help breast cancer patients.

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MDH Offers Free Childbirth Classes

4/5/2018

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.

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MDH Hosts New Health Career Program for Local Students

4/4/2018

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.

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IHA Report Announces MDH’s Economic Impact

3/27/2018

McDonough District Hospital brings $180 million impact to the area

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MDH Offers Three L.I.F.E. Courses in April

3/19/2018

McDonough District Hospital staff members will host three different L.I.F.E. (Learning is ForEver) courses in April.

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MDH Offers Community CPR and First Aid Classes in April

3/19/2018

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, April 3, and a Community CPR class on Tuesday, April 10.

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Acute Care Staff Receives Healing Hand Award

3/19/2018

McDonough District Hospital congratulates the Acute Care staff for receiving a Healing Hand award.

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MDH Board of Directors Announces Executive Committee

3/19/2018

Rick Iverson, M.D. elected to take over as Board Chairman for Kent Slater.

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McDonough District Hospital Invites the Community to Admire Their Providers

3/16/2018

Friday, March 30 marks National Doctors' Day, a way to celebrate the contribution of physicians who serve the needs of the local community.

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McDonough County and MDH Welcome EMS Chief Alex Zirnheld

3/8/2018

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.

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MDH Offers Community CPR Class on March 20

3/8/2018

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.

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MDH to Benefit from Illinois General Assembly Approving Bipartisan Legislation

3/1/2018

Illinois General Assembly approved Senate Bill 1773 and Senate Bill 1573

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Free Colorectal Cancer Test Kits Available at MDH

3/1/2018

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.

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MDH to Offer Free Colorectal Cancer Program on March 28

2/23/2018

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.

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MDH to Offer ‘Get to the Heart of the Matter’ Program

2/6/2018

Informational program is free and open to the public.

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MDH Program Undergoes Name Change

1/30/2018

Hospital to Home Swing Bed program is for patients who no longer require hospitalization but would benefit from additional short term skilled services.

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Meet Rita Moore

1/29/2018

In an on-going series profiling MDH Board of Director members, meet Rita Moore

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin February 3

1/25/2018

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.

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MDH Offers Community CPR Class on February 13

1/25/2018

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.

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MDH Physicians Recognize Cervical Health Awareness Month

1/24/2018

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.

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Admitting Staff Receives Healing Hand Award at MDH

1/24/2018

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.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class on February 6

1/19/2018

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.

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WIU Volleyball Raises Money for Linda’s Fund

1/11/2018

Leathernecks donate nearly $1,200 during the Pinktober events.

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MDH Welcomes the Return of Bojan Pavlovic, MD

1/5/2018

Dr. Pavlovic returns to the MDH Pain Management Center.

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MDH Welcomes First Baby of 2018

1/2/2018

Hadley Phillips is the daughter of Mitch and Lindsey Phillips.

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Temporary Visitor Recommendations at MDH due to Increased Influenza Activity

12/29/2017

Illinois Department of Public Health recommends that hospitals implement the CDC’s comprehensive influenza prevention and control recommendations.

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin January 11

12/27/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Thursday evenings, running January 11, 18, 25 & February 1.

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Senior Behavioral Health Unit Sponsored ‘Share the Warmth’ Drive

12/21/2017

More than 300 hats, gloves and scarves were collected for the event.

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Jen Wagoner Receives Healing Hand Award

12/20/2017

The honor is part of the Grateful Patient Program at MDH, Rehabilitation department receives second award in the last seven days.

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Illinois Rural ACO Awarded for Outstanding Achievements in Quality of Care at Caravan Health Accountable Care Symposium

12/19/2017

A member of the Illinois Rural ACO, MDH honored with Population Health Pioneer Award for Highest Engagement

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Thank You Crystal Bedwell

12/19/2017

Bedwell has always been someone willing to help out, no matter the organization or situation. As the longest current-tenured McDonough District Hospital Board of Directors member, Bedwell officially submitted her resignation during the December Board meeting.

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MDH Receives Three Best of 2017 Readers Choice Awards

12/18/2017

Readers select two departments and one MDH employee as First Place winners in online voting for The McDonough Voice contest.

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Rehabilitation Staff Receives Healing Hand Award

12/15/2017

The honor is part of the Grateful Patient Program at MDH.

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Navigating the Holidays with Your Dementia-Affected Loved One

12/15/2017

The holiday season can be bustling with different activities and joyful sights and sounds, but the change in routine can present challenges for people with dementia. Community Education Manager Lynn Allen of McDonough District Hospital’s Senior Behavioral Health Unit provides recommendations for a safe and enjoyable season.

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MDH Pediatric Clinic Joins ‘Reach Out and Read’ Program

12/13/2017

New program provides books to children during their regular checkups

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MDH Receives Certificate of Recognition from Illinois State Senate

11/21/2017

State Senator Jil Tracy and Illinois Senate honors MDH for receiving an ‘A’ grade in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.

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Emergency Services staff receives Healing Hand Award

11/17/2017

Program provides an opportunity for patients and/or families to show their gratitude and appreciation.

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Share Warmth This Winter with the MDH Senior Behavioral Health Unit

11/17/2017

McDonough District Hospital’s Senior Behavioral Health Unit is sponsoring a Hat, Scarf, and Glove Drive benefiting area seniors in need.

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MDH Senior Behavioral Health Hosts Making Spirits Brighter Presentation

11/17/2017

McDonough District Hospital’s Senior Behavioral Health staff will host “Making Spirits Brighter: Navigating the Holidays with Your Dementia Affected Loved One” on Tuesday, December 5, from 1-2 p.m. at the Spoon River College Community Outreach Center, 1200 East Jackson Street, Macomb.

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Festival of Trees Celebration Begins December 1

11/15/2017

Four-day event will take place at the West Central Illinois Arts Center

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MDH Receives Donation from Farmers & Merchants Bank

11/8/2017

Donation will go towards cancer education and screening.

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MDH Offers CPR Class on November 14

11/7/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, November 14.

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Nominations for MDH Obstetrics PFAC being Accepted

11/7/2017

Obstetrics Patient and Family Advisory Council accepting nomination applications.

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MDH Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Services Partners with Tivity Health to Bring Specialized Exercise Program to the Community

11/3/2017

McDonough District Hospital Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Services continues to provide first class service by partnering with Tivity Health to bring one of the nation’s leading exercise programs exclusively for older adults to two locations in Macomb.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class on November 7

11/3/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, November 7, at 6:00 PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin November 16

11/3/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section class on Thursday, November 16, from 7-9 p.m. in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Receives ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety by The Leapfrog Group

10/31/2017

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, honors McDonough District Hospital

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West Prairie HS Volleyball Donates to MDH Linda’s Fund

10/30/2017

West Prairie Volleyball hosted ‘Knock Out Cancer’ night.

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BPC Athletic Booster club Donates $1,700 to MDH Linda’s Fund

10/27/2017

Bushnell Prairie City Athletic Booster Club presented a $1,700 donation for Linda’s Fund

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MDH Offers a Free Diabetic Cooking Class on November 7

10/27/2017

MDH Offers a Free Diabetic Cooking Class on November 7

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Macomb High School Volleyball players present McDonough District Hospital Foundation a check for Linda's Fund

10/16/2017

Macomb High School Volleyball players present Patty Henness of McDonough District Hospital Foundation a check for $1,350 for Linda's Fund

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McDonough District Hospital Offers Mammography Assistance Program

10/10/2017

McDonough District Hospital offers a Mammography Assistance Program (MAP) for anyone seeking financial assistance for breast cancer screening. If eligible, financial assistance will be granted for 100% of the cost of the mammography exam at MDH.

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MDH Approves Contract Agreement with Lifeguard

10/9/2017

McDonough District Hospital approves contract for ambulance services, increasing coverage for county.

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Bushnell’s Pink Warriors Donate $4,000 to Linda’s Fund

10/3/2017

Kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, Bushnell’s Pink Warriors presented a check for $4,000 to Linda’s Fund at McDonough District Hospital. The funds were raised from the group’s event “Cancer’s a Drag” held last March.

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MDH Offers AARP Driver Safety Course on November 6

10/3/2017

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Dementia and Halloween: Safety Tips for Your Loved One

10/3/2017

MDH Senior Behavioral Health Provides Safety Tips for the Season

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MDH Employees Honored For Years of Service

9/28/2017

McDonough District Hospital honored 81 employees at an awards ceremony on September 22. The 43rd Annual Awards Presentation and Reception recognized employees for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class on October 3

9/27/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, October 3, at 6:00 PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH to Host Breast Cancer Awareness Program: Believe in 3-D

9/26/2017

McDonough District Hospital will host a special program for breast cancer awareness month titled “Believe in 3-D” Tuesday, October 10, at 6:00 PM in the Radiology Department, located on the main level of MDH.

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MDH Announces 2017 Flu Shot Clinic Dates

9/19/2017

The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. McDonough District Hospital Home Health Care is sponsoring several community flu shot clinics at various locations.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin September 21

9/14/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, September 21 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Offers CPR Class September 12

8/30/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, September 12 at 6:00PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class September 6

8/23/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Wednesday, September 6, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH

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Dr. George Roodhouse Receives Dan Rouse Distinguished Service Award

8/17/2017

McDonough District Hospital congratulates George Roodhouse, DO, for being named as the Dan Rouse Macomb School District Distinguished Service Award recipient.

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Lindley Named First Healing Hand Award Recipient at MDH

8/15/2017

McDonough District Hospital congratulates Kennedi Lindley for being named the first Healing Hand, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program at MDH.

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Volunteens Log Over 650 hours at MDH

8/8/2017

McDonough District Hospital runs a Volunteen Program every summer during the months of June and July for student volunteers ages 13-18.

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Health Career Scholarships Awarded

8/3/2017

Each year, the McDonough District Hospital Health Careers Committee awards scholarships to individuals pursuing a career or continuing their education in a health-related field.

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Harlan Baker Named 100 Community Hospital CIOs to Know in 2017

8/2/2017

Harlan Baker, Chief Information Officer at McDonough District Hospital has been named “100 Community Hospital CIO’s to Know in 2017” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

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MDH Named 2017 Most Wired

7/24/2017

Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology to Partner with Patients on Health

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Importance of Advance Directives

7/24/2017

Learn about the importance of Advance Directives in this free program open to the public Wednesday, August 9 from 12:30-1:30 pm.

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MDH Recognized for Influenza Vaccination Efforts

7/20/2017

McDonough District Hospital has been accepted for inclusion into the Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll. MDH is one of twenty-seven healthcare organizations in the state of Illinois that are currently enrolled in this honor.

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MidAmerica Pledges $10,000 to MDH

7/10/2017

MidAmerica National Bank has pledged an additional $10,000 for a total of $20,000 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Offers CPR Class July 11

6/28/2017

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, June 11 at 6:00PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Obstetrics Honored for Hepatitis B Vaccine Birth Dose Rate

6/27/2017

McDonough District Hospital Obstetrics has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) for achieving one of the highest reported rates in the state for its work to protect newborns from hepatitis B virus infection

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MDH Named a 2017 Hospice Honors Elite Recipient

6/26/2017

McDonough District Hospital Hospice has been named a 2017 Hospice Honors Elite recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

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MDH Offering 3D Mammography

6/13/2017

At MDH, our primary goal has always been to deliver the highest quality care to our patients and the communities we serve. We continue to do that by adding 3D Mammography to our mammography suite.

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Frequently Asked Questions

6/8/2017

Regarding the Evaluation for Possible Privatization of Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

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National Hospital Week

5/8/2017

The Healing Heart of Healthcare

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VALIC Financial Advisors Donate $5,000 to MDH

5/5/2017

VALIC Financial Advisors has donated $5,000 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at MDH.

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MDH Volunteer Recognition Dinner

5/4/2017

The 2017 Volunteer Recognition Dinner was held at the Macomb VFW on Wednesday, April 26, during National Volunteer Week. The dinner’s theme was celebrating 60 years of the Auxiliary and Volunteers at MDH.

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Macomb Youth Volunteer

5/2/2017

Youth from Macomb Jr., Sr. High School recently volunteered at McDonough District Hospital completing a project for the 2017 Volunteer Recognition Dinner during National Volunteer Week.

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MDH Offers CPR Class May 9

5/1/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, May 9 at 6:00PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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Archer Daniels Midland Donates $3,900 to MDH

4/25/2017

Archer Daniels Midland Company recently donated $3,900 to the McDonough District Hospital Foundation.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class May 2

4/24/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, May 2, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Representatives Meet with Legislators at the State Capital to Showcase Quality Improvement Initiative That Advances Care and Reduces Costs

4/20/2017

2nd Annual IHA Quality Advocacy Showcase Highlights Hospital Efforts Statewide

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MDH Women’s Health Discussion

4/17/2017

MDH Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic will be hosting an event Tuesday, May 2 at 5:30PM in the MidAmerica National Bank Conference Hall at the Spoon River College Community Outreach Center, 2500 East Jackson Street, Macomb.

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MDH Senior Behavioral Health Mental Health Event

4/14/2017

McDonough District Hospital’s Senior Behavioral Health will be hosting an event Tuesday, May 9 from 12:00-1:00PM at the Spoon River College Community Outreach Center, 2500 East Jackson Street, Macomb.

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MDH Auxiliary Accepting Applications for 2017-18 Health Career Loans and Scholarships

4/14/2017

The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is now accepting applications for health career loans and scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Macomb Youth Volunteer at MDH

4/5/2017

Youth from Macomb Jr., Sr. High School recently volunteered at McDonough District Hospital completing a project stuffing patient admitting bags.

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MDH Offers CPR Class April 11

4/3/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, April 11 at 6:00PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class April 4

3/27/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, April 4, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin March 30

3/16/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, March 30 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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MTC Communications Pledges $10,000 to MDH

3/2/2017

MTC Communications has pledged $10,000.00 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center at MDH.

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MDH to Offer Free Colorectal Cancer Program March 28

3/1/2017

While Traveling With My Scope One Day – I’ll Tell You What I Saw if I May? is the topic of a free McDonough District Hospital Colorectal Cancer program at 6:00PM Wednesday, March 29 in Auditoriums A & B, lower level of MDH. Healthy hors d’oeuvres will be served for participants.

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MDH Offers CPR Class March 7

2/27/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, March 7 at 6:00PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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Free Colorectal Cancer Test Kits Available

2/21/2017

McDonough District Hospital would like to encourage the community to pick up a free Hemoccult-ICT test kit in Outreach Services, located on the lower level (basement) of the Health Services Building 1 in Suite 302.

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MDH Recognized as "Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital"

2/21/2017

MDH has been named to the "Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital" list by Beckers Hospital Review.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class March 1

2/17/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Wednesday, March 1, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Presents Continuing Medical Education on Dementia

2/7/2017

McDonough District Hospital presents two Continuing Medical Education programs with Teepa Snow, a leading educator on dementia, February 22 and 23 at the Spoon River College Outreach Center, 2500 East Jackson St., Macomb.

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MDH Offers CPR Class February 15

2/6/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Wednesday, February 15 at 6:00PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Breast Cancer Support Group Presents Pain Management

1/27/2017

McDonough District Hospital’s Breast Cancer Support Group will be held Monday, February 6 at 5:30 PM in Auditorium B, Lower Level of MDH, 525 East Grant Street. The topic this month will be pain management.

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MDH Presents Biggest Loser Finalist Sonya Jones

1/25/2017

McDonough District Hospital, partnering with Prairie Heart Institute of Illinois, will host an evening with NBC’s Biggest Loser Finalist and HSHS Medical Group Outreach Representative Sonya Jones Tuesday, February 28 at the Spoon River College Community Outreach Center, 2500 East Jackson Street, Macomb.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin February 2

1/24/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, February 2 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class February 1

1/23/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Wednesday, February 1, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Offers CPR Class January 25

1/16/2017

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Wednesday, January 25 at 6:00 PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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McDonough District Hospital Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission

1/10/2017

MDH has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital and Home Care accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.

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MDH Presents Dementia Educator Teepa Snow

1/9/2017

McDonough District Hospital presents two community programs with Teepa Snow, a leading educator on dementia, February 22 and 23 at the Spoon River College Outreach Center, 2500 East Jackson St., Macomb.

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MDH Welcomes First Baby of 2017

1/3/2017

The McDonough District Hospital Obstetrics Department welcomed the first baby of the year, Sattam Abdulkhaliq Alghamdi on January 2 at 9:54 AM.

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Correction on Recent Billing Statements

12/21/2016

We apologize, it has come to our attention that billing statements were sent to some of our patients with an incorrect due date. We are currently working with our statement vendor to remedy the issue. If you recently received one of these billing statements, we will consider any payment current if paid by January 31, 2017.

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Don’t Suffer from Chronic Pain any Longer

12/8/2016

If you are worried you are experiencing chronic pain, it is in your best interests to contact a pain management specialist immediately. Ask your primary care physician about a referral to the McDonough District Hospital Pain Management Center or call 309-836-1715 to learn more.

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AARP Driver Safety Course December 2

11/28/2016

McDonough District Hospital and Dr. Jill Brody are co-sponsoring an AARP Driver Safety Course on Friday, December 2, from 8 AM to 5 PM. This 8-hour program will be held in Auditoriums A & B (lower level of MDH), 525 East Grant Street, Macomb.

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AARP Driver Safety Course December 2

11/10/2016

McDonough District Hospital and Dr. Jill Brody are co-sponsoring an AARP Driver Safety Course on Friday, December 2, from 8 AM to 5 PM. This 8-hour program will be held in Auditoriums A & B (lower level of MDH), 525 East Grant Street, Macomb.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin November 17

11/9/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, November 17 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Offers CPR Class November 15

11/8/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, November 15 at 6:00PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Senior Behavioral Health to Host Dessert with a Doc

11/7/2016

McDonough District Hospital’s Senior Behavioral Health will host Dessert with a Doc Monday, December 5 from 4:00-6:00 PM at the Spoon River College Community Outreach Center, 1200 East Jackson Street, Macomb.

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MDH Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Services Expands Partnership with SilverSneakers® Fitness Program

11/2/2016

McDonough District Hospital Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Services has expanded their partnership with Healthways and the SilverSneakers® Fitness, one of the nation’s leading exercise programs exclusively for older adults.

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MDH Announces 2016 Flu Shot Policy

10/31/2016

The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. Influenza can be a serious disease that can cause high-risk complications. McDonough District Hospital is doing their part to help keep the community safe this flu season. While focusing on the health of its employees, patients and visitors, MDH has implemented a new Flu Vaccination Policy for its employees.

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West Prairie High School Volleyball Donates to Linda’s Fund at MDH

10/28/2016

$2,264.80 was raised and all proceeds were donated to McDonough District Hospital Linda’s Fund in memory of Debbie Kelso.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class November 1

10/24/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, November 1, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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McDonough District Hospital Mammography Assistance Program

10/19/2016

McDonough District Hospital offers a Mammography Assistance Program (MAP) for anyone seeking financial assistance for breast screening. Eligibility guidelines are based on family size and income. MDH Patient Financial Services determines eligibility. If eligible, financial assistance will be granted for 100% of the cost of the mammography exam at MDH.

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Detecting Breast Cancer Early Could Save Your Life

10/12/2016

Regular breast self-exams and screening mammograms are the first steps in early detection. To schedule a mammogram at McDonough District Hospital, please call Centralized Scheduling at (309) 836-1515.

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MDH to Host Dessert with a Doc

10/5/2016

McDonough District Hospital’s Pain Management Center will host Dessert with a Doc Tuesday, October 18 from 5:00-6:00 PM in MDH Health Services Building 1, Lower Level Auditorium.

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MDH to Host The Power of Believing

10/4/2016

McDonough District Hospital will host a special program for breast cancer awareness month titled “The Power of Believing” Monday, October 17, at 6:00PM in the Multipurpose Room, located on the lower level of Health Services Building 2.

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MDH Offers CPR Class October 11

10/3/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, October 11 at 6:00PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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First Bankers Trust Company Pledges $15,590 to Women’s Center

9/30/2016

First Bankers Trust Company has pledged $15,590 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital. With this generous commitment, First Bankers will be recognized at the Partner level of the MDH Business Honor Roll giving club.

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Dodsworth Piper Wallen Pledges $2,500 to MDH

9/29/2016

Dodsworth Piper Wallen Corman Memorial Homes (DPWCMH) have pledged $2,500 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital. With this commitment, Dodsworth will be recognized at the Builder level of the MDH Business Honor Roll giving club.

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Clugston Tibbitts Pledges $2,500 to MDH

9/27/2016

Clugston Tibbitts Funeral Home (CTFH) has pledged $2,500 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class October 4

9/26/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, October 4, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Announces 2016 Flu Shot Clinic Dates

9/19/2016

The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year. McDonough District Hospital Home Health Care is sponsoring several community flu shot clinics at various locations.

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McDonough District Hospital CEO Kenneth Boyd Named 2016 Illinois Grassroots Champion

9/15/2016

Kenny Boyd, President & CEO, McDonough District Hospital, Macomb, has been named the American Hospital Association (AHA) Grassroots Champion for Illinois. As a 2016 Grassroots Champion, Boyd is being recognized for his exceptional leadership in educating elected officials on critical issues impacting hospitals and broadening community support for hospitals.

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MMG Family Clinic Offering Extended Hours

9/12/2016

Extended Hours for McDonough Medical Group's Family Clinic.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin September 22

9/12/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, September 22 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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Volunteens Log Over 1,000 hours at MDH

9/8/2016

McDonough District Hospital runs a Volunteen Program every summer during the months of June and July for student volunteers ages 13 or over. The program is a great way for students to help people and have fun while they also learn more about health careers and their environment. The 2016 program consisted of 40 teens who volunteered a combined total of 1,058 hours.

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MDH Pain Management Center Raises Awareness of Chronic Pain

9/7/2016

Pain is cited as the most common reason Americans access the health care system. It is also a leading cause of disability and a major contributor to health care costs. The Pain Management Center at McDonough District Hospital would like to create a greater understanding of this public health issue and raise awareness about chronic pain.

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MDH Offers CPR Class September 14

9/6/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Wednesday, September 14 at 6:00PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Welcomes Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Julie Haggerty

9/2/2016

McDonough District Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Board Certified Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) Julie Haggerty to the McDonough Medical Group working with Drs. Sarwar and Wright and Layne Stambaugh, PMHNP-BC in the MDH Psychiatry office.

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The McDonough Democrat Pledges $7,500 to MDH

9/1/2016

The McDonough Democrat has pledged $7,500 and presented their first installment of $1,500.00 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Employees Honored For Service

8/31/2016

McDonough District Hospital honored 90 employees at an awards ceremony on August 25. The 42nd Annual Awards Presentation and Reception recognized employees for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service. Each employee received a certificate of achievement, a gift of choice, as well as a monetary gift. A special slide show of all the employees was shown.

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MDH Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Lyndsay Bedwell

8/25/2016

McDonough District Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Family Nurse Practitioner Lyndsay Bedwell to the McDonough Medical Group.

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Casey’s General Store Donates $1,000 to MDH

8/23/2016

Casey’s General Store has generously donated $1,000 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Offers CPR Class August 23

8/15/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, August 23 at 6:00PM in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Welcome Reception for Three New Providers

8/2/2016

McDonough District Hospital will host a welcome reception for three new providers from 4:00-6:00 PM Tuesday, August 30 in MDH Auditoriums A & B. The welcome reception is for Internal Medicine physician Haseena Mazhar Ali, MD and Family Medicine physicians Prayag Patel, MD and Brianne Wehner, DO.

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MDH Family Clinic is Accepting New Patients

7/29/2016

MDH Family Clinic is NOW OPEN and ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. Located in Health Services Building 2, Suite 213

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin July 28

7/18/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, July 28 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Offers CPR Class July 12

7/5/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, July 12 at 6:00PM in Auditorium A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH to Host an Open House for New Family Clinic

6/30/2016

McDonough District Hospital will host an Open House for the community on Thursday, July 21 from 4:00-6:00PM to celebrate the completion of the McDonough Medical Group (MMG) Family Clinic. As the ongoing construction of this project nears completion, MDH would like to invite you for a tour of the new space.

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MDH Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinic location change

6/27/2016

The Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinic has moved to Health Services Building 1, Suite 102

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MDH Expands Convenient Care Hours

6/23/2016

McDonough District Hospital’s Convenient Care Clinic, located inside Macomb HyVee, is expanding their hours. Beginning July 1, MDH Convenient Care will be open 8AM – 7PM Monday through Thursday and 9AM – 6PM Friday through Sunday.

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No Place Like Home Pledges $12,100 to MDH Women’s Center

6/20/2016

Diana Mayhew and Pam Kelso of No Place Like Home (NPLH) pledged $12,100 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital. With this generous pledge and previous gifts to MDH, NPLH will be recognized at the Golden Apple level of the MDH Business Honor Roll giving club; Diana and Pam as members of the MDH Golden Apple Society.

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MDH Offers Yoga Class for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers

6/15/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a gentle yoga and relaxation class for cancer survivors and their caregivers Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 PM at Free Range Yoga and Wellness Center, 118 North Lafayette Street, Macomb.

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Cathy Early State Farm Pledges $12,400 to MDH Women’s Center

6/9/2016

Cathy Early has pledged $12,400 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital. With this generous pledge, Cathy Early State Farm Insurance will be recognized at the Golden Apple level of the MDH Business Honor Roll giving club; and Cathy will be recognized as a Platinum member of the MDH Golden Apple Society.

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MDH Receives $20,000 Pledge from Farmers & Merchants State Bank

6/8/2016

Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Bushnell has pledged $20,000 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital. With this generous commitment, Farmers & Merchants will be recognized as Benefactor level of the MDH Business Honor Roll giving club.

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MDH Improves MRI Services

6/7/2016

McDonough District Hospital has recently completed improvements to their High Field 1.5 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner and trailer.

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Purdum Gray Ingledue Beck Pledges $22,000 to MDH

6/6/2016

Purdum Gray Ingledue Beck (PGIB) has pledged $22,000.00 and presented their first installment of $3,000.00 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at MDH.

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Table Grove State Bank Pledges $15,000 to Women’s Center

6/3/2016

Table Grove State Bank has pledged $15,000 and presented their first installment of $3,000 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at MDH.

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MDH Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Kaye Stone

6/2/2016

McDonough District Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Family Nurse Practitioner Kaye Stone to the McDonough Medical Group.

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Macomb Youth Volunteer to Landscape at MDH

6/1/2016

Youth from Macomb Jr., Sr. High School recently volunteered at McDonough District Hospital completing a landscaping project on the South side of the MDH campus.

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State Bank of Industry Pledges $21,000 to MDH

5/31/2016

State Bank of Industry has pledged $21,000 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at MDH.

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Rotary Club Donates $1,000 to Support MDH Women’s Center

5/27/2016

The Noon Rotary Club of Macomb presented a check for $1,000 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at MDH.

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MDH to Implement Centralized Scheduling

5/25/2016

MDH will offer Centralized Scheduling, a streamlined scheduling and registration process, for the convenience of patients, their caregivers and their physicians beginning June 6.

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Prairie Cardiovascular Seeing Patients at MDH

5/18/2016

McDonough District Hospital and Prairie Cardiovascular have teamed together to bring specialized heart care to Macomb and the surrounding area. Drs. Gabor Matos, Michael Kelley, John Gill, Roberto Pacheco and Shobashalini Chokkalingam will be seeing patients on a weekly rotating basis each month. Appointments can be made by calling Prairie at 217-788-0706.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin May 26

5/17/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, May 26 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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Pumo Insurance Agency Pledges $5,000 to MDH

5/16/2016

Pumo Insurance Agency, Inc. has pledged $5,000.00 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.

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Balanced Pain Management Treatment Coming to MDH

5/11/2016

MDH will open a balanced and comprehensive pain management center utilizing proven treatment options which are both safe and effective on June 14. MDH Pain Management Center will diagnose the source of their acute and chronic pain through diagnostic imaging and nerve blocks to create a minimally invasive and individualized treatment plan.

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MDH Foundation Receives $250,000 Pledge for Callison Nursery

5/10/2016

Charlene Callison and Larry Balsamo have generously pledged $250,000 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital. The Nursery will be named in honor of Charlene’s mother Marion P. Callison and Charlene G. Callison.

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McDonough Power Operation Round-Up Donates $2,000 to MDH

5/5/2016

The McDonough Power Cooperative Operation Round-Up (ORU) Trustees recently awarded $4,350 to three local charities through its Operation Round-Up Program. The charitable organizations that received funding include the McDonough District Hospital Foundation - $2,000 towards a nursery bassinette in the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center; Macomb Project H.O.P.E., Inc. NFP - $500 to stock their food pantry; and Bushnell Fire Protection District will receive up to $1,850 for the purchase of two handheld radios.

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Quality Leadership Conference and Inaugural Quality Improvement Show Case 2016

5/3/2016

Maggie Goettsche, RN, CPHQ, CPPS and Ashley Frederick, BSN, RN, CPHQ, CPPS attended the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) Quality Leadership Conference on April 13-14 at the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation in Springfield, IL, a cutting-edge simulation training center.

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Laverdiere Construction Donates $10,000 to MDH

4/26/2016

Jack and Nancy Laverdiere of Laverdiere Construction Inc. presented a check for $10,000.00 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class May 3

4/25/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, May 3, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinic Welcomes Three Providers

4/21/2016

McDonough District Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of three well-known providers to the MDH Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinic. Sharie Harden, MS, CNM; Mary Thompson, MS, CNM and Brenda Powell Allen, WHNP; will join Dr. Tamara Smith and Dr. Eric Reinertson in providing continuity of care to the Macomb and surrounding communities obstetrics and gynecological needs.

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Colchester State Bank Pledges $10,000 to MDH

4/18/2016

Colchester State Bank has pledged $10,000 and presented their first installment of $2,000.00 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital. With this generous commitment, Colchester State Bank will be recognized as Golden Apple level of the MDH Business Honor Roll giving club.

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MDH Senior Behavioral Health Meet and Greet

4/15/2016

McDonough District Hospital’s Senior Behavioral Health Unit will be hosting a meet and greet Wednesday, May 11 from 4:00-6:30PM in the MidAmerica National Bank Conference Hall Room A at the Spoon River College Community Outreach Center, 1200 East Jackson Street, Macomb.

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MDH Welcomes Interim Obstetrics/Gynecology Physician

4/13/2016

McDonough District Hospital is excited to announce the addition of Eric Reinertson, MD, FACOG; interim Obstetrics/Gynecology physician. Dr. Reinertson will join Dr. Tamara Smith in the MDH Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinic May 2.

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MDH Offers CPR Class April 20

4/12/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Wednesday, April 20 at 6:00PM in Auditorium A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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First State Bank of Illinois Pledges $15,000 to MDH

4/11/2016

First State Bank of Illinois has pledged $15,000 and presented their first installment of $3,000.00 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital. With this generous commitment, First State Bank will be recognized as Partner level of the MDH Business Honor Roll giving club.

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MDH Auxiliary Accepting Applications for Health Career Loans and Scholarships for 2016-17

4/7/2016

The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is now accepting applications for health career loans and scholarships for the 2016-2017 school year.

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McDonough District Hospital Supports the Local Economy

3/29/2016

In a recent report released from the Illinois Health and Hospital Association, numbers show McDonough District Hospital as a major contributor to the local and state economies.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class April 5

3/28/2016

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, April 5, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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Tevar Run/Walk Set For Saturday, April 23

3/8/2016

MDH will hold its 10th Annual Tevar Run/Walk in memory of Dr. Dinesh P. Tevar on Saturday, April 23. The event begins at The Old Dairy, 210 S. Lafayette St., Macomb, with a new scenic route through Compton Park. Registration begins at 7:00 AM and the race start time is 8:00 AM.

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Hospice Volunteer Training Begins March 23

3/7/2016

The McDonough District Hospital Hospice will be holding hospice volunteer orientation on five consecutive Wednesdays, March 23, 30; April 6, 13 and 20 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM in the Auxiliary Workroom on the lower level at MDH.

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MDH to Offer Free Colorectal Cancer Program March 29

3/3/2016

GI Tract Cancers are Preventable, Treatable, and Beatable: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention is the topic of a free McDonough District Hospital Colorectal Cancer program at 5:30PM Tuesday March 29th at the Spoon River College Community Outreach Center.

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Free Colorectal Cancer Test Kits Available at MDH

3/1/2016

MDH would like to encourage the community to pick up a free Hemoccult-ICT test kit in Outreach Services, located on the lower level (basement) of the Health Services Building 1 in Suite 302

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MDH Offers CPR Class March 9

2/29/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Wednesday, March 9 at 6:00PM in Auditorium A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH and Day Health Services in Health Services Building 1.

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Marine Bank Pledges $10,000 to MDH

2/26/2016

Marine Bank has pledged $10,000 and presented their first installment of $2,000.00 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Valet Services Expands

2/25/2016

MDH Valet Services has recently expanded to include the Emergency Services Entrance and an on campus shuttle for transportation.

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MDH Home Health Care Scores High

2/23/2016

McDonough District Hospital Home Health Care has scored 4.5 stars out of 5 for patient quality care.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class March 1

2/22/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, March 1, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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McDonough District Hospital Joins Innovative Health and Wellness Program

2/16/2016

Macomb, IL, McDonough District Hospital has joined the National Rural Accountable Care Consortium to improve the health and well-being of the community

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MDH Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Jodi Abernathy

2/15/2016

McDonough District Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Family Nurse Practitioner Jodi Abernathy to the McDonough Medical Group Internal Medicine office working with Dr. Zhang.

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MidAmerica Donates $10,000 to MDH

2/8/2016

MidAmerica National Bank presented $10,000 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.

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Ameren Illinois Donates $10,000 to MDH

2/2/2016

Ameren Illinois has generously donated $10,000 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Offers CPR Class February 9

2/1/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, February 9 at 6:00PM in Auditorium A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH and Day Health Services in Health Services Building 1.

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New hospitals and health care providers join successful, cutting-edge federal initiative that cuts costs and puts patients at the center of their care

1/26/2016

Medicare accountable care organization initiatives to improve how the health system cares for patients

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin February 4

1/25/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, February 4 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class February 2

1/21/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, February 2, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Offers CPR Class January 26

1/18/2016

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, January 26 at 6:00PM in Auditorium A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH and Day Health Services in Health Services Building 1.

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Pella Pledges $50,000 to MDH

1/15/2016

The Pella Rolscreen Foundation pledged $50,000 and presented their first installment of $16,667.00 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Welcomes First Baby of 2016

1/4/2016

The McDonough District Hospital Obstetrics Department welcomed the first baby of the year, Molly Marie Haley on January 2 at 5:56 AM.

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MDH Offers Parenting Class

12/28/2015

McDonough District Hospital Behavioral Health Services is offering a six-session Parenting Class starting January 11.

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MDH Joins National Quality Improvement Program

12/17/2015

McDonough District Hospital is one of more than 100 hospitals in Illinois participating in the Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) 2.0.—a joint quality improvement program with the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) and Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA).

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MDH Welcomes Family Medicine Physician Richard Minter, DO

12/14/2015

McDonough District Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Board Certified Family Practice physician Richard Minter, DO to the McDonough Medical Group (MMG). Minter will start in the MDH Family and Pediatric Clinic January 5.

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MDH Diabetes Education Program merits ADA Recognition

11/25/2015

The prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the Diabetes Education Center at McDonough District Hospital on October 9, 2015. The MDH program was originally recognized in October 2002.

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Veterans Day: Honoring American’s Veterans includes meeting their unique needs

11/10/2015

MDH Hospice delivers Veteran-centric care to those who served our country Many Americans do not realize that 1 in 4 of all deaths in the U.S. are Veterans. As the nation honors these American heroes for their military service on Veterans Day, November 11, it’s important to remember that they also deserve recognition and compassionate care when dealing with a serious illness.

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Citizens Bank Pledges $100,000 to MDH

11/3/2015

Citizens Bank (A Division of Morton Community Bank Member FDIC) pledged $100,000 toward the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Offers Caregiver Support Group

10/28/2015

McDonough District Hospital’s Senior Behavioral Health, along with Grand Prairie Assisted Living, is offering a caregiver support group starting November 11.

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MDH Offers Breast Cancer Program October 5

9/28/2015

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and McDonough District Hospital will host a program titled, “So You Survived Breast Cancer…Now What?” on Monday, October 5 at 6:00 PM in the Auditoriums at MDH.

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Macomb High Seniors Donate to MDH

9/24/2015

The senior class at Macomb High School recently made a donation hand-made eyeglass cases for McDonough District Hospital Surgical Services patients.

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MDH Announces 2015 Flu Shot Clinic Dates

9/22/2015

McDonough District Hospital Home Health Care is sponsoring several community flu shot clinics at various locations.

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MDH Welcomes Family Medicine Physician Weili Zhang, DO

9/21/2015

MDH invites the community to a welcome reception for Dr. Zhang on Tuesday, September 29 from 2:00-4:00 PM in the MDH Auditoriums, lower level.

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MDH New Expansion Set to Open

9/3/2015

The McDonough District Hospital new Emergency Services along with the Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Services will open September 11 and 14.

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2015 Employee Awards at MDH

9/1/2015

McDonough District Hospital honored 45 employees at an awards ceremony on September 1.

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2015 Health Career Scholarships Awarded

8/25/2015

MDH Health Careers Committee awards scholarships.

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MDH Recognized for Patient Safety Initiatives

8/18/2015

MDH has been recognized as one of the top 20 hospitals in the Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) national patient safety initiative and was second among 100 Illinois hospital participants.

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McDonough District Hospital is participating in a National Fall Prevention Program

8/12/2015

McDonough District Hospital is taking on an evidence-based quality improvement project to prevent falls in an effort to provide the highest quality care to our patients.

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Northwest Central Breastfeeding Task Force Donates to MDH

8/6/2015

McDonough District Hospital received bags from the Northwest Central Breastfeeding Task Force in honor of World Breastfeeding Week (celebrated August 1 - 7). The bags include breastfeeding resources and tips and will be handed out to new moms at MDH.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin July 30

7/23/2015

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, July 30 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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Call to schedule your school/sports physicals today!

7/14/2015

Extended Hours being offered August 12 & 19.

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MDH Senior Behavioral Health Unit Accepting Patients

7/10/2015

McDonough District Hospital’s Senior Behavioral Health Unit is now open and accepting patients.

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MDH Offers CPR Class July 14

7/6/2015

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, July 14 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditorium A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH and Day Health Services in Health Services Building 1.

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Obstetrician Dr. Tamara Smith to Provide Outpatient Services in Rushville

6/24/2015

Dr. Tamara Smith, D.O., F.A.C.O.O.G., a member of the McDonough Medical Group, will begin providing outpatient services at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville Tuesday, July 21 and the1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month in addition to her services at McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Offers Free PTSD Screening June 24

6/10/2015

McDonough District Hospital’s Behavioral Health Services will be providing FREE Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) screenings on Wednesday, June 24 from 11:00AM - 3:00PM in the basement of Health Services Building I on the MDH campus.

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MDH to Host an Open House for New Addition

6/1/2015

McDonough District Hospital will host an Open House for the community on Friday, June 12 from 4:00-6:00PM to celebrate the Emergency Services Expansion Project.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin May 28

5/22/2015

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, May 28

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MDH and YMCA Bring Class to Help Those with Parkinson’s

5/21/2015

Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Services at McDonough District Hospital has paired with the YMCA of McDonough County to bring Rock Steady Boxing to the Macomb area. This unique exercise program, based on training used by boxing pros, is adapted to people with Parkinson’s disease.

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Public Open House

5/19/2015

Public Open House Friday, June 12; 4:00-6:00 pm, for the new Emergency Services Expansion project.

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MDH Obstetrics Recognized by March of Dimes

5/13/2015

McDonough District Hospital Obstetrics department has been recognized by the March of Dimes for the great work achieved in eliminating non-medically indicated (elective) deliveries before 39 weeks gestational age.

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Bushnell Family Practice

4/30/2015

Offering primary care and physical therapy for all your family healthcare needs.

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MDH Volunteer Receives Governor’s Volunteer Service Award

4/30/2015

Alexis Lawson, a freshman at West Prairie High School in Sciota, was one of 24 Illinoisans and four businesses honored with the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award during a special reception at the Hoogland Center for the Arts on April 20, 2015.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class May 5

4/29/2015

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, May 5, at 6:00PM in the Auxiliary Workroom, located on the lower level of MDH.

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Breastfeeding Class Moved to April 21

4/16/2015

Tonight's Breastfeeding class has been moved to April 21 from 7-9 pm in the Auxiliary Workroom.

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MDH Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Michelle Schlieper

4/9/2015

MDH has announced the addition of Michelle Schlieper, Family Nurse Practitioner to the McDonough Medical Group.

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MDH Offers CPR Class April 14

4/7/2015

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, April 14 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class April 7

3/31/2015

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, April 7, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin April 2

3/27/2015

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, April 2 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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Convenient Care Hours Changed for March 25

3/25/2015

Convenient Care will be open from 10am-4pm March 25

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Convenient Care Closed Today March 23

3/23/2015

Convenient Care is closed today, Monday, March 23.

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MDH Offers Online Bill Pay

3/10/2015

MDH is excited to announce the launch of online bill pay. This new service provides patients with a fast, simple and secure way to pay their bills.

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MDH Offering Free Colorectal Cancer Test Kits

3/6/2015

MDH would like to encourage the community to pick up a free Hemoccult-ICT test kit in Outreach Services, located on the lower level (basement) of the Health Services Building 1 in Suite 302.

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Accepting Applications for Health Career Loans and Scholarships

3/3/2015

The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is now accepting applications for health career loans and scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year.

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Physicians Concerned About Measles Immunization

2/25/2015

Physicians at MDH expressed concern about children without adequate immunizations endangering the health of others in the community.

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MDH to Expand Hours for MRI

2/23/2015

MDH Radiology department is expanding the hours of operation for MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to six days a week, effective Monday, March 2.

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MDH to Offer Free Colorectal Cancer Program March 10

2/19/2015

Malignancies of the GI Tract: From Top to Bottom is the topic of a free McDonough District Hospital Colorectal Cancer program at 6:00 PM Tuesday, March 10.

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MDH Ambulance Service Receives New Equipment

2/10/2015

McDonough District Hospital’s Ambulance Services has received new equipment that will be used to benefit the communities they serve.

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MDH Receives Over $5,000 from WIU Big Pink

2/4/2015

MDH received a donation of $5,840.00 to be split between Linda’s Fund and Cancer Education & Screening.

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MDH Offers CPR Class February 10

2/3/2015

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, February 10 from 6:00-10:00PM.

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MDH Offering Screenings at Ag Mech Show February 7-8

1/26/2015

MDH will offer health information and screenings at the WIU Ag Mech Show Saturday and Sunday, February 7 and 8 in Western Hall on the Western Illinois University campus.

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MDH Offers CPR Class January 27

1/20/2015

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, January 27 from 6:00-10:00 PM in Auditoriums A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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Hospice Volunteer Training Begins January 28

1/15/2015

The MDH Hospice will be holding hospice volunteer orientation on five consecutive Wednesdays, January 28; February 4, 11, 18, & 25 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM in the Private Dining Room at MDH.

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MDH Offers Teen Group Classes Starting January 21

1/13/2015

MDH Behavioral Health Services is offering an eight-week teen skills-training group class starting January 21.

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MDH to Offer Parenting Class

1/8/2015

MDH Behavioral Health Services is offering a five-session Parenting Class starting January 19.

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Switzer's Gift Designated to Future Women's Center at MDH

1/5/2015

The McDonough District Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that Richard “Dick” Switzer has donated a lead gift of $1.9 million to build a Women’s Center in memory of his beloved wife, Dolores Kator Switzer.

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MDH Welcomes First Baby of 2015

1/5/2015

The McDonough District Hospital Obstetrics Department welcomed the first baby of the year, Knox Matthew Miller on January 3 at 11:31 AM.

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Surgery, A Life Changing Moment

1/6/2015

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin January 8

12/30/2014

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Thursday evenings, January 8, 15, 22 & 29.

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Obstetrician Dr. Tamara (Leonas) Smith to Join MMG

12/19/2014

Dr. Tamara (Leonas) Smith, D.O., F.A.C.O.O.G. will become a member of the McDonough Medical Group (MMG) effective January 5, 2015.

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2014 MDH Flu Clinics Vaccinate 260

12/12/2014

After a delay in receiving quadrivalent flu vaccine, MDH Home Health Care staff vaccinated 260 area residents as the best way to protect against the flu.

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MDH Recognized for Patient Safety Initiatives

12/3/2014

MDH has been recognized as one of the top 20 hospitals in the Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) national patient safety initiative and was second among 100 Illinois hospital participants.

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2014 Angel Tree Form

11/18/2014

The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is pleased to sponsor the popular Angel Tree again this year, giving area residents an opportunity to remember loved ones during the holidays.

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MDH Announces NEW Flu Shot Clinic Dates

11/13/2014

MDH has received a first shipment of quadrivalent vaccine and has announced new flu shot clinic dates.

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MDH Offers CPR Class November 12

11/6/2014

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Wednesday, November 12 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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Veterans Day: Honoring America’s Veterans Includes Meeting their Unique Needs

11/5/2014

MDH delivering Veteran-centric care to those who served our country

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MDH to Contract with Denman Linen, Crothall-Morrison Healthcare For Selected Support Services Effective November 1

10/31/2014

McDonough District Hospital has contracted with Denman Linen Service and Crothall-Morrison Healthcare to operate linen, environmental and nutrition/food support services at MDH, effective Nov. 1.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class November 4

10/28/2014

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, November 4, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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AARP Driver Safety Course November 18

10/23/2014

MDH and Wesley Village are co-sponsoring an AARP Driver Safety Course on Tuesday, November 18, from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.

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McDonough District Hospital Ebola Preparedness

10/22/2014

McDonough District Hospital has been preparing facilities and training staff to handle any potential patient who might meet the requirements for Ebola Screening.

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IHA Honors MDH for Outstanding Quality Improvement Initiatives

10/16/2014

MDH was recognized for innovative quality interventions and best practices designed to transform health care at the Illinois Hospital Association(IHA)Leadership Summit.

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MidAmerica National Bank Donates $6,000 to MDH

10/13/2014

MidAmerica National Bank presented McDonough District Hospital with a check for $6,000 on Friday, October 10.

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MDH Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Krystal Wagner

10/8/2014

MDH has announced the addition of Krystal Wagner, Family Nurse Practitioner to the McDonough Medical Group

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MDH Offers First Aid Class October 7

10/2/2014

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, October 7, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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Breast Cancer: Update on Treatment and Procedures

10/1/2014

Speaker James Gonzales, MD presents information on Breast Cancer treatments and procedures.

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MDH 2014 Flu Shot Clinics Delayed

9/30/2014

Due to a delay in available vaccine, McDonough District Hospital 2014 Flu Shot Clinics scheduled for October 2 through 10 will be rescheduled to later dates.

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MDH Rehabilitation Services Partners with SilverSneakers® Fitness Program

9/29/2014

MDH Rehabilitation Services is now partnered with Healthways and the SilverSneakers® Fitness, one of the nation’s leading exercise programs exclusively for seniors.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin October 4

9/26/2014

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with an 8-hour L.A.T.E. class on Saturday, October 4 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM in Auditoriums A & B in the lower level of MDH.

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Nurse Practitioner Carrie Helle Joins Bushnell Family Practice

9/25/2014

Dr. John Arnold, MD, has announced the addition of Carrie Helle, FNP, as nurse practitioner at Bushnell Family Practice, 1150 N. Cole Street.

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Health Career Scholarships Awarded to Local Residents

9/11/2014

Each year, the MDH Health Careers Committee awards scholarships to individuals pursuing a career or continuing their education in a health-related field.

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Hospice Volunteer Training Begins October 1

9/10/2014

The MDH Hospice will be holding hospice volunteer orientation on five consecutive Wednesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, from 6:00 - 7:30 PM in the Private Dining Room at MDH.

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MDH Recognized for Counseling and Therapy Supporting Veterans

9/8/2014

MDH Behavioral Health Services department is now a recognized non-VA provider for Veterans to receive counseling/therapy under the coverage of their VA benefits.

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MDH Stroke Screening September 11

9/4/2014

MDH will offer a high-quality, comprehensive stroke screening, including stroke prevention education on September 11.

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MDH Employees Honored for Their Years of Service

9/4/2014

MDH honored 64 employees at an awards ceremony on September 4.

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MDH Offers CPR Class September 9

9/3/2014

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, September 9 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Welcomes New Physicians

8/29/2014

MDH invites the community to a welcome reception for Dr. Gonzales and Dr. Jones on Wednesday, September 10 from 2:00-4:00 PM in the MDH Auditoriums, lower level.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class September 3

8/27/2014

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Wednesday, September 3, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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My Life Including Alzheimer’s Program September 15

8/25/2014

My Life Including Alzheimer’s is the topic of a free community presentation and interaction by world renowned speaker Richard Taylor, PhD on Monday, September 15 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin August 26

8/19/2014

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Tuesday evenings, August 26; September 2, 9 & 16.

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Public Open House August 27 for MDH Bushnell Medical Facility

8/15/2014

A public open house will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 27 at the new MDH McDonough Medical Group (MMG) facility on 1150 N. Cole Street in Bushnell.

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MDH Recognizes 2014 Radiology School Graduates

8/15/2014

MDH recognized its final class of Radiology School students Friday afternoon, August 15, at a commencement ceremony.

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MDH Offers Teen Group Class

8/13/2014

Macomb, IL – MDH Behavioral Health Services is offering an eight-week teen skills-training group class starting September 3.

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MDH Offers CPR Class August 19

8/12/2014

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, August 19 from 6:00-10:00PM.

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MDH Receives Geriatric Psych Approval

7/15/2014

MDH received official approval July 14 from the Illinois Health Facilities and Service Review Board to complete a 12-bed Geriatric Psych Unit for seniors on the second floor of the new emergency services expansion.

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MDH Offers CPR Class July 15

7/8/2014

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, July 15 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Stroke Screening July 10

6/26/2014

MDH Outreach Services and Cardiopulmonary Department will offer a high-quality, comprehensive stroke screening, including stroke prevention education on July 10.

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin July 1

6/24/2014

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Tuesday evenings, July 1, 8, 15 & 22.

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Macomb High School Class of 2015 Donates to MDH

6/17/2014

The senior class at Macomb High School recently made a donation of over 1,000 hand-made eyeglass cases for McDonough District Hospital Surgical Services patients.

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MDH Offers Anger Management Classes

6/11/2014

MDH Behavioral Health Services is offering an eight-week Anger Management group class starting June 25 and ending August 13.

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National Hospital Week May 11-17

5/8/2014

MDH celebrates National Hospital Week May 11-17.

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MDH Offers CPR Class May 13

5/6/2014

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, May 13 from 6:00-10:00 PM.

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MDH Stroke Screening May 8

5/1/2014

MDH Outreach Services and Cardiopulmonary Department will offer a high-quality, comprehensive stroke screening, including stroke prevention education on Thursday, May 8.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class May 7

4/30/2014

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Wednesday, May 7, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission

4/28/2014

MDH has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.

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ER Entrance Relocated During MDH Expansion Project

4/25/2014

The walk-in entrance for Emergency Services at MDH has been relocated to the hospital’s main entrance beginning Tuesday, April 29.

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin April 29

4/22/2014

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Tuesday evenings, April 29; May 6, 13, & 20.

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MDH Offers Teen Group Classes

4/8/2014

McDonough District Hospital Behavioral Health Services is offering an eight-week teen skills-training group class starting April 23.

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MDH Emergency Services Expansion Begins

4/4/2014

The MDH Emergency Services Expansion project is underway. The $32 million project is scheduled for completion in late 2015.

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MDH Rehabilitation Services Offering Free Pain & Joint Assessments

4/3/2014

MDH Rehabilitation Services is offering free pain and joint screenings by appointment at both the hospital and the Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic locations.

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MDH Offers CPR Class April 8

4/1/2014

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, April 8 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class April 1

3/27/2014

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, April 1, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin April 1

3/27/2014

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Tuesday, April 1 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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A Closer Look into ENT

3/26/2014

Q & A with Dr. Jeffrey Sparks

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Don’t Be the Next Victim: Avoid ID Theft, Scams and Fraud

3/11/2014

MDH will offer a free program for seniors on how to protect your family’s financial future against some of the most common threats of identity theft, fraud and scams.

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Screening for Life: Learning How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

3/7/2014

Learning How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer, March 19 at 6:00 PM

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MDH Stroke Screening March 13

3/5/2014

MDH Outreach Services and Cardiopulmonary Department will offer a high-quality, comprehensive stroke screening, including stroke prevention education March 13.

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MDH Offers CPR Class March 11

3/4/2014

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, March 11 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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Free Colorectal Cancer Test Kits Available at MDH

3/3/2014

MDH would like to encourage the community to pick up a free Hemoccult-ICT test kit in Outreach Services, located on the lower level of the Health Services Building 1, Suite #302.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class March 4

2/26/2014

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, March 4, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin March 4

2/24/2014

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Tuesday evenings, March 4, 11, 18, & 25.

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Hospice Volunteer Training Begins February 25

2/18/2014

The MDH Hospice will be holding hospice volunteer orientation on three consecutive Tuesdays, February 25, March 4 & 11, from 5:30 - 8:30 PM in the Private Dining Room at MDH.

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MDH Offers an Online Childbirth Class

2/13/2014

MDH is offering a new online childbirth class for expectant families. The internet-based program is a convenient alternative for those who can’t attend an on-site class due to scheduling conflicts, time constraints, or health issues.

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MDH Offers CPR Class February 11

2/5/2014

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, February 11 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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Cesarean Section & First Aid Classes Canceled

2/4/2014

The Cesarean Section Class and the First Aid Class Scheduled for tonight (February 4) have been canceled.

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MDH Offers Specialized Care for Individuals Suffering From Trauma

1/30/2014

Specialized therapy for individuals suffering from traumatic stress is available through MDH Behavioral Health Services.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class February 4

1/29/2014

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, February 4, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin February 1

1/29/2014

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Sibling Class Saturday, February 1 from 10:00-11:00 AM in the Auxiliary Workroom, lower level of MDH.

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Because It's the Little Things That Matter Most

1/20/2014

Dr. Libby Balbort & Dr. Heather Harrison accepting patients. Call (309) 833-1729 to schedule an appointment.

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Meet Scott E. Urch, MD

1/16/2014

Orthopedic/Sports Medicine Physician

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MDH Offers CPR Class January 21

1/14/2014

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, January 21 from 6:00-10:00 PM in Auditoriums A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Welcomes First Baby of 2014

1/6/2014

The MDH Obstetrics Department welcomed the first baby of the year, Emery Maxine Behymer on January 3 at 7:38 AM.

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CONVENIENT CARE CLOSED SUNDAY JANUARY 5

1/5/2014

CONVENIENT CARE IS CLOSED TODAY, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5.

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin January 7

1/3/2014

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Tuesday evenings, January 7, 14, 21, & 28.

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MDH Radiography School Will Close

12/31/2013

McDonough District Hospital’s School of Radiography will graduate its final class in summer 2014.

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MDH 2013 Flu Clinics Vaccinate 722

12/4/2013

MDH Home Health Care staff vaccinated 722 area residents as the best way to protect against the flu.

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Dr. Lin Retirement Tea December 11

11/26/2013

MDH will host a retirement tea for Dr. An-Shih Lin from 12:30- 5:30 PM Wednesday, December 11 in Auditorium A & B on the lower level of the hospital.

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MDH Recognized for High Achievement in Patient Safety

11/12/2013

MDH has been recognized for its high achievement in improving patient safety.

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McDonough District Hospital and Prairie Heart Institute of Illinois Partner To Bring Chest Pain Network to Western Illinois

11/11/2013

MDH and the Prairie Heart Institute have a long history of working together to provide Prairie Heart care locally to hundreds of patients in the western Illinois area.

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MDH Festival of Trees December 5-9

11/6/2013

The MDH Development Council will be hosting the 8th annual Festival of Trees from December 5-9, at the West Central Illinois Arts Center, 25 East Side Square in Macomb.

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MDH Offers CPR Class November 12

11/5/2013

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, November 12 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B, Auxiliary workroom & conference room (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Awards Bushnell Medical Facility Contract

11/4/2013

The MDH Board of Directors approved a $2.3 million construction project to establish a medical services facility in Bushnell.

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MDH Welcomes Heather Harrison, MD

11/1/2013

MDH invites the community to a welcome reception for Dr. Harrison on Wednesday, November 13 from 2:00-4:00 PM in the MDH Auditoriums, lower level.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class November 5

10/31/2013

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, November 5, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Convenient Care Expansion

10/30/2013

MDH Convenient Care will be receiving additional space as part of a store remodeling project

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Flu Vaccination Key to Prevention

10/16/2013

Questions & Answers on the Flu Vaccine. Test your Flu IQ!

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More than 160 Participate in Tevar Run/Walk Event

10/8/2013

More than 160 individuals participated in the October 5, McDonough District Hospital Dr. Dinesh Tevar 5K run, 1 or 2 mile walk. Approximately $5,500 was raised to benefit cancer education & screening and Linda’s Fund for breast cancer patients.

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MDH Offers CPR Class October 8

10/1/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, October 8 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Kirsten Clerkin

9/26/2013

Macomb native, Kirsten Clerkin, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), has joined the McDonough Medical Group (MMG) starting October 1.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class October 1

9/24/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, October 1, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin September 26

9/18/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, September 26 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Announces 2013 Flu Shot Clinic Dates

9/16/2013

The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year.

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Health Career Scholarships Awarded to Local Residents for 2013-14

9/11/2013

Each year, the McDonough District Hospital Health Careers Committee awards scholarships to individuals pursuing a career or continuing their education in a health-related field.

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Tevar Run/Walk Set For Saturday, October 5

9/5/2013

McDonough District Hospital will hold its annual Tevar Run/Walk in memory of Dr. Dinesh P. Tevar on Saturday, October 5.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class September 4

8/28/2013

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Wednesday, September 4, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Offers CPR Class August 20

8/13/2013

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, August 20 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Employees Honored at Ceremony for Years of Service

8/12/2013

MDH honored 88 employees at an awards ceremony on August 9.

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McDonough District Hospital to Construct Bushnell Medical Facility

8/6/2013

A new facility for medical services in Bushnell will be constructed through a cooperative agreement between McDonough District Hospital (MDH), the City of Bushnell and the Bushnell Economic Development Corporation.

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MDH Welcome Reception for Three New Doctors

7/30/2013

MDH will hold an open house welcome reception for three new physicians from 3-6 PM Wednesday, August 21 in the new addition to Health Services Building II on the MDH campus.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin August 1

7/24/2013

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, August 1 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Stroke Screening July 25

7/17/2013

McDonough District Hospital Outreach Services and Cardiopulmonary Department will offer a high-quality, comprehensive stroke screening, including stroke prevention education on July 25.

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MDH Welcomes Psychiatrist Sajjad Sarwar, MD

7/15/2013

Sajjad Sarwar, MD, has joined the McDonough Medical Group and will practice psychiatry with Scott Wright, MD in Health Services Building II on the MDH campus.

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MDH Laboratory Services Awarded Accreditation

7/12/2013

The McDonough District Hospital Laboratory has been awarded continued accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

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MDH Offers CPR Class July 9

6/28/2013

MDH will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, July 9 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin June 27

6/19/2013

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Thursday evenings, June 27; July 11, 18 & 25.

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MDH to Offer Paramedic Program; Deadline to Apply July 1

6/6/2013

MDH will offer a paramedic program to individuals interested in completing the coursework and clinical study to prepare for the State of Illinois licensure of EMT’s Paramedic examination.

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Area Spiritual Leaders Attend Annual Recognition Luncheon at MDH

5/16/2013

McDonough District Hospital hosted the annual appreciation luncheon, catered by MDH Food Services, for area spiritual leaders on May 15.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin May 23

5/15/2013

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, May 23 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B.

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MDH Stroke Screening May 23

5/13/2013

McDonough District Hospital Outreach Services and Cardiopulmonary Department will offer a high-quality, comprehensive stroke screening, including stroke prevention education.

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MDH & WIU Announce 2013 Award Winners

5/9/2013

MDH and WIU are pleased to announce Sadie Otto of Keokuk, Iowa is the recipient of the Student Nurse of the Year award and Mandy James, RN of Macomb has received the Nurse of the Year award.

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MDH Offers Life Course May 15: What Do My Health Numbers Mean?

5/8/2013

McDonough District Hospital Outreach Services will offer a Life Course on Wednesday, May 15 from 2:00-3:00 PM in Health Services Building 1 Auditorium (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Offers CPR Class May 14

5/7/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, May 14 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH & SRC Announce 2013 Award Winners

5/1/2013

McDonough District Hospital and Spoon River College honored the 2013 recipients of the Student Nurse of the Year award and MDH Nurse of the Year award.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class May 7

4/30/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, May 7, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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HSB II Closed Thursday, April 18 Due to Weather

4/18/2013

Health Services Building II on the MDH Campus is closed today (April 18) due to weather. Which includes the offices of: Dr. Jalil, Dr. Reem, Dr. Flores, Dr. Karkare, Dr. Wright, Dr. Card, Dr. Whitley, and Dr. Ruiz.

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin April 25

4/17/2013

MDH will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Thursday evenings, April 25; May 2, 9 & 16.

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MDH Surgical Services Donates Surgical Bed To John Wood Community College

4/15/2013

McDonough District Hospital (MDH) Surgical Services recently donated a surgical bed for use in the John Wood Community College (JWCC) Surgical Technology Program.

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MDH Offers CPR Class April 9

4/2/2013

Macomb -- McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, April 9 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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MDH Offers Free Colorectal Cancer Detection Kits

4/1/2013

MDH is offering a different type of Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) Kits used for detecting colorectal cancer. The free Hemoccult-ICT kits are more sensitive to detecting colorectal cancer.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class April 2

3/29/2013

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, April 2, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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MDH Encourages Visitors to Acknowledge Quiet Hours

3/28/2013

McDonough District Hospital is encouraging visitors to acknowledge quiet hours while checking on friends and family who are patients.

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MDH Appoints New Obstetrics Services Leader

3/27/2013

Crystal Dobbs, RN, was named the Obstetrics (OB) Services Leader at MDH effective March 18, 2013, according to Vice President for Nursing Operations Wanda Foster.

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MDH Childbirth Classes to Begin March 28

3/21/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, March 28 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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West Prairie Students Learn Life-Saving Skills

3/18/2013

Students in the health classes at West Prairie High School earn life-saving skills which may provide a valuable service to family, friends or someone they just met.

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MDH Offers CPR Class March 19

3/12/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, March 19 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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Zero Infections Recognized During National Patient Safety Week 2013

3/5/2013

During National Patient Safety Week (March 3-9)MDH is calling attention to successfully targeting zero infections in several healthcare-associated procedures.

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Fractal Art by Deb Lutz Featured in MDH Front Lobby Exhibit

2/27/2013

The McDonough District Hospital front lobby art, provided by Western Illinois University Art students and graduates, now features works by Deb Lutz.

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Behavioral Health & Adult Day Health Closed Due to Weather

2/26/2013

Behavioral Health Services and Day Health Services at McDonough District Hospital are closed Tuesday, February 26.

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin February 28

2/22/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Thursday evenings, February 28; March 7, 14 & 21.

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MDH Breast Cancer Support Group March 4; Eating Your Way Back To Health

2/22/2013

Macomb— McDonough District Hospital Outreach Services’ monthly Breast Cancer Support Group meeting will discuss “Eating Your Way Back To Health” on Monday, March 4 at 5:30 PM in Auditorium B, lower level of MDH.

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Colorectal Cancer is Preventable, Treatable & Beatable

2/22/2013

MDH will host a free educational program “Colorectal Cancer is Preventable, Treatable and Beatable,” at 6:00 PM Tuesday, March 5 at the Spoon River College Outreach Center.

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MDH Convenient Care Closed February 21, due to weather

2/21/2013

Due to weather, MDH Convenient Care Clinic located at 1600 East Jackson Street, Macomb, will close at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, February 21.

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AHA Rural Leaders Conference Features MDH CEO/President

2/19/2013

Kenny Boyd, President/CEO, McDonough District Hospital, was one of three presenters on the topic “Transforming Health Care in Rural Communities” at American Hospital Association Rural Leaders Conference in Phoenix, AZ.

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MDH Auxiliary Accepting Applications for Health Career Loans and Scholarships

2/15/2013

The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is now accepting applications for health career loans and scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Bushnell Practice of Dr. John Arnold Joins MDH

2/11/2013

Dr. John Arnold, MD and his support staff joined the McDonough Medical Group at McDonough District Hospital. Arnold and his staff will continue to provide services at their 155 W. Hail Street location.

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MDH Offers CPR Class February 12

2/6/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, February 12 from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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Hospice Volunteer Training Canceled

1/31/2013

The McDonough District Hospital Hospice volunteer orientation has been canceled and will be rescheduled for for a later date.

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MDH Offers First Aid Class February 5

1/29/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, February 5, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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New Disinfection System To Enhance Patient Safety

1/29/2013

McDonough District Hospital has added the Xenex Healthcare Services’ room disinfection system in patient rooms and service areas.

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Visit MDH at The Ag Mech Show!

1/29/2013

McDonough District Hospital will be at the 43rd annual Agriculture Mechanization Show February 9-10.

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MDH Childbirth Classes To Begin January 31

1/24/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, January 31 from 7:00-9:00 PM in Auditorium B in the lower level of MDH.

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Medical Explorers Set to Learn Veterinary Medicine

1/22/2013

McDonough District Hospital will hold its next Medical Explorers program Wednesday, January 23. Students are invited to meet at 7:00PM, at All Pets Veterinary Clinic, 722 W Jackson St, Macomb.

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MDH Offers CPR Class January 23

1/16/2013

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Wednesday, January 23, from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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Flu Update at MDH

1/15/2013

McDonough District Hospital has experienced an increase in patient volumes during the current flu season at a rate earlier and stronger than previous seasons.

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Tim Waldrop Art Featured in MDH Front Lobby

1/11/2013

The McDonough District Hospital front lobby art, provided by Western Illinois University Art students and graduates, now features works by Tim Waldrop.

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Allan P. Reusch Recognized For Service To MDH Board

1/8/2013

Allan P. Reusch of Macomb was recently recognized for his six years of service on the McDonough District Hospital Board of Directors.

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MDH Welcomes First Baby of 2013

1/3/2013

The McDonough District Hospital Obstetrics Department welcomed the first baby of the year Kalylah June Stewart on January 1, 2013 at 2:13 P.M.

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MDH Welcome Reception for Dr. Tamara Leonas

12/20/2012

McDonough District Hospital invites the community to a welcome reception for Tamara Leonas, D.O., Tuesday, January 8 from 2:00-4:00 pm in the MDH Auditoriums, Lower Level.

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MDH Childbirth Class Series To Begin January 3

12/20/2012

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Thursday evenings, January 3, 10, 17 and 24.

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Service Excellence at MDH

12/14/2012

As part of the McDonough District Hospital partnership with Custom Learning Systems (CLS) MDH was asked to nominate employees in various categories for consideration by CLS for a Summit Award to recognize patient/customer service.

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Michaell Zimmerman Completes Certification

12/13/2012

Michaell Zimmerman, of the McDonough District Hospital Home Health Care team, has successfully completed the Certificate for OASIS (Outcome and Assessment Information Set) Specialist-Clinical exam and may now use the COS-C designation.

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New MDH Ambulance in Service

12/13/2012

McDonough District Hospital has a new ambulance in service as of December 12.

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New Artist Featured in Front Lobby Exhibit

12/7/2012

The McDonough District Hospital front lobby art, provided by Western Illinois University Art students and graduates, now features works by Carolyn Baily.

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MDH 2012 Flu Clinics Vaccinate 804

11/15/2012

McDonough District Hospital Home Health Care staff vaccinated 804 area residents as the best way to protect against the flu.

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MDH Offers CPR Class November 13

11/6/2012

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, November 13, from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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Community First Aid Class Offered November 7

10/31/2012

MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class on Wednesday, November 7, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of MDH.

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McDonough District Hospital Does Not Utilize NECC medication linked to meningitis.

10/23/2012

McDonough District Hospital is informing the public that MDH does not utilize any medications from NECC

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MDH Childbirth Class Series to Begin October 18

10/10/2012

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on Thursday evenings, October 18, 25; November 8 & 15.

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More Than 170 Participate in Tevar Event To Support Cancer Programs

10/9/2012

More than 170 individuals participated in the October 6, 2012 McDonough District Hospital Dr. Dinesh Tevar 5K run, 1-mile run/walk, raising approximately $6,000 to benefit cancer education & screening and Linda’s Fund.

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MDH Athletic Trainer Supports Student Athletes

10/3/2012

McDonough District Hospital Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) Marc Kessler was named the Head Athletic Trainer at Macomb Sr./Jr. High school starting this August.

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Community First Aid Class Offered October 3

9/25/2012

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Wednesday, October 3, at 6:00PM in Auditorium A, located on the lower level of McDonough District Hospital.

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MDH Breast Cancer Support Group October 1

9/25/2012

McDonough District Hospital Outreach Services’ monthly Breast Cancer Support Group meeting will be held on Monday, October 1, at 5:30 PM in Auditorium B, lower level of MDH.

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Tevar Run/Walk Set For Saturday, October 6

9/19/2012

McDonough District Hospital will hold its annual Tevar Run/Walk in memory of Dr. Dinesh P. Tevar on Saturday, October 6.

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MDH Childbirth Classes To Begin September 20

9/13/2012

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a Cesarean Section Class on Thursday, September 20, from 7:00-9:00PM, in Auditorium B.

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MDH Announces Flu Shot Clinic Dates

9/13/2012

McDonough District Hospital Home Health Care is sponsoring several community flu shot clinics at various locations.

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MDH Offers CPR Class September 11

9/4/2012

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, September 11, from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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Medical Explorers Offers Early Exposure to Health Careers

8/31/2012

Medical Explorers is a free program offered to all area high school students interested in learning about various medical careers.

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2012-2013 Health Career Scholarships Awarded to Local Residents

8/23/2012

Each year, the McDonough District Hospital Health Careers Committee awards scholarships to women and men who are pursuing a career or continuing their education in a health-related field.

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MDH Employees Honored at Ceremony

8/20/2012

McDonough District Hospital honored 80 employees at an awards ceremony on August 17.

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MDH Recognizes Radiology School Graduates

8/17/2012

McDonough District Hospital recognized four 2012 Radiology School students Wednesday afternoon, August 15, at a commencement ceremony.

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MDH Childbirth Class Series To Begin August 23

8/16/2012

McDonough District Hospital will offer free Childbirth and Infant Care classes beginning with a 4-Week L.A.T.E. Childbirth Instruction class to be held on consecutive Thursday evenings, August 23, through September 13.

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MDH Offers CPR Class August 21

8/13/2012

McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community CPR class on Tuesday, August 21, from 6:00-10:00PM in Auditoriums A & B (lower level) at MDH.

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Dr. Scott Wright Rejoins MDH; Open House July 25

7/19/2012

Scott Wright, MD, returned to practice as a psychiatrist on the medical staff at McDonough District Hospital on July 16, according to an announcement by MDH President/CEO Kenny Boyd.

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MDH OFFERS CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

7/17/2012

McDonough District Hospital will hold an 8-hour Saturday L.A.T.E. Class from 8:00AM to 4:30PM on July 28, in Auditorium A & B of MDH.

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Public Notice – Liberty Balbort, MD, MPH Pediatrician

7/2/2012

As of July 16, 2012, Liberty Balbort, MD, MPH Pediatrician will be joining McDonough District Hospital – McDonough Medical Group as a hospital employed Pediatrician

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AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSE JULY 17

6/29/2012

McDonough District Hospital will host an AARP Driver Safety Course on Tuesday, July 17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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MDH Appoints New Emergency Services Leader

6/15/2012

Frank Lung III was named the Emergency Services Leader at McDonough District Hospital effective May 11, 2012.

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Laverdiere Construction To Start Health Services Building 2 Expansion

6/14/2012

The McDonough District Hospital Board entered into an agreement with Laverdiere Construction of Macomb to expand Health Services Building 2 at a cost of $3,724,955.

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MDH Invites Area Youth to Join Summer Volunteens

5/8/2012

McDonough District Hospital invites area youth 13 years and older to join the MDH Volunteen Program.

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Area Spiritual Leaders Attend Recognition Luncheon at MDH

5/7/2012

McDonough District Hospital hosted an appreciation luncheon, catered by MDH Food Services, for area spiritual leaders on May 2.

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MDH Appoints New Physician Practice Leader

5/7/2012

McDonough District Hospital is pleased to announce that Chris Dace has been named the Physician Practice Leader at McDonough District Hospital effective April 30, 2012

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MDH & SRC Announce Award Winners

5/4/2012

McDonough District Hospital (MDH) and Spoon River College (SRC) are pleased to announce Natasha Abernathy of Macomb is the recipient of the Student Nurse of the Year award and Patty Gutting of Bardolph has received the Nurse of the Year award.

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MDH & WIU Announce Award Winners

5/3/2012

McDonough District Hospital (MDH) and Western Illinois University (WIU) are pleased to announce Kim Rhoads of Macomb is the recipient of the Student Nurse of the Year award and Keith Engel of Macomb has received the Nurse of the Year award.

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MDH CEO Kenny Boyd Joins Advocacy Day In Springfield To Protect Illinois Health Care

4/30/2012

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MDH Home Health Implements New Tele-Health Home Monitor Technology

4/17/2012

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New Artists Featured in MDH Front Lobby Exhibit

4/11/2012

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MDH Open House April 17 for New Multi-Row CT Scanner

4/5/2012

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Replacement of Exterior Wall for Surgery Wing To Start April 3

3/29/2012

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Dr. Sujata Karkare To Join MDH Medical Staff

3/14/2012

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MDH Plans Expansion of Health Services Building II

3/14/2012

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State Representative Norine Hammond Visits MDH

3/14/2012

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Kappa Pi WIU Student Art on Display in MDH Lobby

3/6/2012

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Dr. Erica Rotondo Medical Practice To Close April 6

2/24/2012

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Statement by Kenny Boyd President/CEO of MDH Regarding Gov. Pat Quinn's Illinois Budget Address

2/22/2012

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New Artists Featured in MDH Front Lobby Exhibit

2/15/2012

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Open Western Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center on MDH Campus

2/10/2012

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Baby TALK Recognizes 5000th Baby at MDH

2/7/2012

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United Way Recognizes MDH Contributions

2/3/2012

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MDH Contributes $9 Million Annually in Community Benefits

1/26/2012

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MDH Behavioral Health Services Licensed to Provide DUI Evaluations

1/25/2012

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MDH Welcomes First Baby of 2012

1/4/2012

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MDH Board Elects Officers, Recognizes Former Chair

12/20/2011

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Anti-Ouch Pouches Donated to MDH

11/16/2011

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MDH Partners with WIU For Art Exhibit

11/14/2011

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Maggie Goettsche Named MDH Administrative Director of Quality & Innovation

11/2/2011

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MDH Emergency Services Receives Pediatric Re-Certification

10/27/2011

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MDH Performance Improvement Director Maggie Goettsche Receives IRMS Award

10/17/2011

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More Than 180 Participate In Tevar Event To Support Cancer Awareness

10/11/2011

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Derry Renews Certified Diabetes Educator Status

10/3/2011

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Influenza Vaccine: Time To Prevent

9/29/2011

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MDH Laboratory Receives Accreditation

9/20/2011

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MDH Convenient Care Ribbon Cutting Held

8/23/2011

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Philip Berent MD To Fill Psychiatry Position at MDH

8/18/2011

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MDH Convenient Care Announces Staffing and Expanded Hours

8/4/2011

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Inpatient Management, Inc. To Provide Hospitalist Services in Macomb, Illinois

7/19/2011

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McDonough District Hospital Hospice Recognized as a We Honor Veterans Partner

6/29/2011

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Illinois Hospital Association Honors State Senator John Sullivan

6/22/2011

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Boyd Named President CEO

6/10/2011

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MDH School of Radiography Granted Highest Level of Accreditation

6/1/2011

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MDH Monitors State Employee Health Plans

5/31/2011

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MDH Hosts Appreciation Luncheon for Area Spiritual Leaders

5/24/2011

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WIU School of Nursing Students Honored at Reception

5/11/2011

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MDH Hosts Reception to Honor SRC Nursing Students and Award Winners

5/5/2011

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Success Story: Blandinsville Resident Recognizes Signs of a Stroke

4/14/2011

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MDH Will Review Changes To State Employee, Retiree Health Plans

3/7/2011

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Cardiac Rehab Receives Recertification

2/16/2011

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Cardiac Rehab Receives Recertification

2/16/2011

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NuPath Physicians Join MDH

1/4/2011

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MDH Welcomes New Year Baby for 2011

1/3/2011

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Linda Dace Named Interim President/CEO

12/21/2010

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Radiology Department Earns ACR Accreditation

11/24/2010

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Search Firm Named to Assist with President/CEO Search

11/18/2010

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MDH Welcomes Pediatrician Liberty Balbort, MD, MPH, to Medical Staff

11/4/2010

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MDH Welcomes New Family Practice Physician

11/1/2010

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Heartland Makes Donation to The MDH Hospice

10/6/2010

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Tevar Run/Walk Event Supports Cancer Awareness

10/5/2010

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Hospital President/CEO Stephen Hopper Announces Retirement

10/1/2010

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Golf Outing Raises Funds for Digital Mammography

9/7/2010

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Scholarships Awarded to Area Residents

8/31/2010

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WOC Services Relocated at MDH

8/30/2010

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McDonough District Hospital Receives Environmental Award

5/3/2010

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MDH Recognizes Drs. Tk and Gloria Cheng for Service

4/16/2010

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MDH Recognizes Specialty Nurse Certification

4/6/2010

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MDH Adds Primary Care Physician to Medical Staff

3/5/2010

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Anticoagulation Clinic Recognized For Excellence

2/10/2010

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Parkins-Guzzardo Recognized for Service on MDH Board

1/13/2010

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Foster Named Fellow of American College of Healthcare Executives

1/5/2010

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MDH Welcomes New Year Baby 2010

1/4/2010

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MHS Volleyball Team Raises Funds for MDH

11/18/2009

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MDH To Hire Hospitalist Physicians

11/17/2009

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MDH Emergency Services Receives Pediatric Re-Certification

9/2/2009

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Laboratory Receives Accreditation

7/13/2009

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MDH Volunteens Update Candy Stripers

7/13/2009

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Information Systems Department Receives Award

7/8/2009

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MDH CEO Leads Statewide Meeting of Small and Rural Hospitals

6/29/2009

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MDH Surgical Services is Dedicated to Patient Safety

6/8/2009

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Swine Flu in the U.S.

4/27/2009

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New Physicians Added to MDH Emergency Department

2/24/2009

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MDH Goes Wireless For Visitors and Patients

11/19/2008

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Outreach, Nutrition Clinic, Diabetes Education To Relocate At MDH

10/15/2008

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Fund Established To Support Breast Cancer Families

10/9/2008

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