One of the fastest growing professions in the United States (currently and future trend) involves health care. The profession though may surprise you.
The West Prairie High School volleyball team presented a $2,698 donation for Linda’s Fund at McDonough District Hospital (MDH).
Blessing Physician Services partners with MDH on Pulmonology services
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.
MDH patients can also take advantage of the new Protected Health Information online request form.
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).
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.
The 2019 contest is now underway at McDonoughVoice.com.
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.
McDonough District Hospital invites the community to tour the new Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center.
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.
Thirteen clinics are scheduled throughout the month of October.
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.
College of American Pathologists (CAP) honors McDonough District Hospital
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.
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.
The McDonough District Hospital Hospice program was recently recognized by HEALTHCAREfirst as a 2019 Hospice Honors Elite recipient.
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.
MDH will offer a Community First Aid Class Wednesday, September 4, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B (lower level).
A total of 58 local teens participated in the 2019 MDH Volunteen Program, volunteering their time and effort in 22 different departments.
MDH Health Careers Committee awards scholarships to individuals pursuing a career or continuing their education in a health-related field.
The Gift Gallery recently presented a check for $7,000 to the Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital.
Athletic Trainer Marc Kessler brings home three World Championships from the World Drug-Free Powerlifting Federation meet.
Rao joins MDH on August 1
Dr. Card adds new administrative duties.
MDH offers walk-in appointments seven days a week at Family Clinic.
Highly personalized workout sessions just two days per week has produced favorable results for the MDH Commit to Get Fit class.
On July 10 from 1-4 p.m. sports physicals will be offered for just $10.
Envision will begin service at McDonough District Hospital on July 1
Classes offered on-site as well as online
Silver&Fit fitness program offered for seniors 65 and older, Active&Fit offered for those 64 and younger
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.
Convenient Care departs Hy-Vee on June 11, walk-in appointments at MDH Family Clinic will begin on July 1
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.
Board of Directors voted Monday, SBH will stop accepting new patients on June 1 and close by the end of June
MidAmerica National Bank recently pledged $30,000 to the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center (DKSWC) at McDonough District Hospital.
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.
Jen Wagoner, MPT, CVR, was recently honored with a Healing Hand Award through the Grateful Patient Program at McDonough District Hospital.
Physicals are required for those entering kindergarten, 6th or 9th grades
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.
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.
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.
MDH congratulates Christina Brown for earning a Healing Hand award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program.
West-central Illinois native and WIU graduate begins his duties April 22
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.
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.
McDonough District Hospital announces Dietz as President/CEO
The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is now accepting applications for health career loans and scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year.
MDH congratulates The MDH Hospice team for receiving a Healing Hand award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program.
McDonough District Hospital congratulates Jerid Landon, Acute Care CNA, for receiving a Healing Hand Award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program at MDH.
McDonough District Hospital congratulates Scott E. Urch, MD, for receiving a Healing Hand Award, an honor within the Grateful Patient Program at MDH.
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.
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.
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.
Barlow joined MDH in 2017.
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.
McDonough District Hospital has earned re-designation by the North Central Illinois Perinatal Network as a Level II Perinatal Care Facility.
All MMG services renamed to the McDonough District Hospital Medical Group
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.
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.
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.
Due to weather conditions, the program set for Wednesday evening, February 20, is canceled.
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
February marks American Heart Month
New members Dan O’Neill and Dr. Curtis Farr joined the 9-person MDH Board and Scott Clauson reappointed to a three-year term. Update also given on the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center.
The MDH Pediatric Clinic’s Reach Out and Read program will receive more than 400 new books as a result of a $1,000 donation by the Kiwanis Club of Macomb.
McDonough District Hospital, along with Lifeguard Ambulance Service, will offer a Community CPR class on Wednesday, January 23, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.
He was born the morning of January 1.
Kent Slater concludes a 12-year tenure with the MDH Board of Directors.
Dr. Wright wraps up nine years as a member of the MDH Board of Directors.
Church donated funds through Peace and Global Witness Fund
Convenient Care hours during the Holidays are listed. Select MDH clinics will be closed on Christmas Eve. To schedule an appointment, contact the clinic for availability.
The union raised money through t-shirt sales and matching donation
The 13th Annual McDonough District Hospital “Festival of Trees”, sponsored by Citizens Bank, a Division of Morton Community Bank Member FDIC, took place Friday, November 30 to Monday, December 3 at the West Central Illinois (WCI) Arts Center.
The Bushnell-Prairie City (B-PC) Schools Athletic Booster Club held a “Paint the Gym Pink” fundraiser on October 18 during the B-PC volleyball match with proceeds from the event benefitting Linda’s Fund at McDonough District Hospital.
The McDonough County Voice announced the 2018 Award winners on Friday.
Interim President/CEO gives update on clinical partnership discussions.
Due to the inclement weather, the Teddy Bear T will reschedule until Tuesday.
Due to hazardous road conditions, ALL McDonough District Hospital Clinics (MMG) will be closed today, Monday, November 26.
Pella sold pink bracelets during Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Mullis joins the MDH executive staff as Interim Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.
Buchnowski joins MDH staff as Interim Vice President for Ambulatory Services
The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, lists MDH with a top grade for the third straight time
MDH congratulates Wagoner for receiving a Healing Hand award.
MDH congratulates Theis for receiving a Healing Hand award.
Obstetrics move to MDH’s second floor takes place Tuesday.
McDonough Medical Group Outreach Services sponsoring the series.
On Saturday, November 3, Julie Bartlow, CPNP-PC, NNP-BC, will offer a special flu clinic at the Pediatric Clinic from 8 a.m. until noon for its patients to get a flu shot and avoid missing time from school.
The team raised money at its annual Pink Night game on October 11
Two dates are scheduled during the month
Bomber volleyball raised money at its annual Pink Night game.
Proceeds came from the "Golf for the Girls" outing
Funds were raised from the event “Cancer’s A Drag” along with other community events and donations.
MDH congratulates LaDawna Royer for receiving a Healing Hand award
Nineteen members of the MDH staff trained on the decontamination process
Go online and vote for MDH and staff members in various categories
McDonough Medical Group Outreach Services sponsoring the series.