Preparations are being made for the 2021 Golf Tournament
McDonough District Hospital Physicians Dr. Edwin Card and Dr. Jack McPherson give their thoughts on COVID-19
The McDonough District Hospital (MDH) Board of Directors has voted unanimously to sign an agreement to affiliate with Blessing Health System (BHS) in Quincy. The affiliation does not change ownership or management of MDH, but does provide MDH access to BHS resources not previously available.
Revised guidelines cover inpatient visits and outpatient appointments
Your health, safety, and well-being are very important to us.
May is Mental Health Month. Read the latest column from MDH Behavioral Health Services.
McDonough County Residents: “Take Care of Your Health”
Learn more about internal awareness from Miriam Mindeman, MA, LCPC
LOSS in Times of COVID-19
Special thanks to MDH Behavioral Health Services Director Kim Laird, MS, LCPC, for the department’s inaugural column on topics surrounding COVID-19.
The Auxiliary to McDonough District Hospital is now accepting applications for health career scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year.
We have received a donation of 1 fabricated plexiglass intubation box from Fusion Tech.
Due to the increased spread of COVID-19, MDH enacts stricter policy for visitors.
Patients MUST get authorization through the nurse triage hotline or from their primary care provider to use the service.
MDH has decided to discontinue free colorectal kit distributions until further notice.
The clinic will temporarily relocate to the former Internal Medicine clinic inside the same building.
MDH emphasizes taking precautions not panic.
Cromer has worked at MDH since 2003.
McDonough District Hospital brings more than $186 million economic impact to the area.
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.
MDH Announces Rebranding Initiative for Walk-In Appointments
Area businesses donate gift baskets, certificates, baby items to welcome the newborn
MDH congratulates Kortney Higgins, RN in ICU, for receiving a Healing Hand Award.
MDH announced Tuesday the much-anticipated opening of the Dolores Kator Switzer Women’s Center obstetrics department.
Activities going on throughout the month highlighting heart health.
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.
Dr. Waschull takes over for recently retired Dr. George Roodhouse
Neumann begins a three-year term; Board officers named for 2020
Four new Department Directors begin their roles in January.
McDonough District Hospital congratulates Katie Ruebush, DPT for receiving a Healing Hand award.
The McDonough District Hospital Obstetrics Department welcomed the first baby of 2020 on Thursday morning (Jan. 2).
Noel Oliver concludes nine years on the MDH Board of Directors
MDH announced recommendations for visitors due to a widespread increase in influenza activity throughout the state and community.
The Bushnell-Prairie City Athletic Booster Club hosted Paint the Gym Pink and raised $1,250 for Linda’s Fund
Western Illinois University Theatre and Dance Department Costume Construction class presented 14 handmade chemo pillows to MDH.
Bushnell’s Pink Warriors recently presented a $4,500 donation for Linda’s Fund at McDonough District Hospital.
MDH offers new phone number to call on outpatient clinic closures or opening delays during inclement weather, (309) 836-1987.
Long-time MDH employee named VP for Business Development, Outreach, Compliance, and Strategic Planning.
MDH's Home Health Care and Rehabilitation Center earns award for third straight year
Triennial survey and follow-ups have been completed
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.