News & Updates

  • Gibson Area Hospital Doctors Honored with Statewide Awards

    Nov 21, 2017

    Courtsey of the Ford County Press A special reception was held recently at Railside Golf Club in Gibson City in recognition of Gibson Area Hospital orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Chris Dangles and the late Dr. George Bark, a family practitioner at Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services’ Paxton Clinic, for receiving the 2017 Physician of Excellence Award from the Illinois Rural Health...

  • First National Bank of Paxton Donates to GAH’s newest Elite Performance in Paxton

    Nov 13, 2017

    Pictured at the newest Elite Performance facility in Paxton (left to right): Tyler Brucker, Director of Elite Performance; Justin Goss, contractor/co-owner of Sorenson building; Justin Swan, President of First National Bank of Paxton, Curt Homann, Director of Development of Gibson Area Hospital Foundation; and Rob Schmitt, CEO of Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services. When First National...

  • Elite Performance’s Expansion May Benefit Not Just Public but Schools, Too

    Nov 9, 2017

    Courtsey of the Ford County Press/Will Brumleve When Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services’ Elite Performance program expands yet again in upcoming months with the opening of two much larger facilities in both Paxton and Gibson City, it will come with the addition of new equipment that not only the public can use but also possibly the athletic teams at local schools. “PBL...

  • The Fall/Winter 2017 “Gibson Gets It” newsletter is now available online!

    Nov 8, 2017

    Have you seen the home run smile on the cover of the newest “Gibson Gets It!” newsletter? That’s Jada Mosley-Debusky, a stand-out athlete and now a regular at Gibson Area Hospital’s Elite Performance.  Find out why she’s all smiles this fall in our latest issue of  “Gibson Gets It!”!  

  • GAHHS Physicians Recognized as Illinois Rural Physicians of Excellence

    Oct 23, 2017

    The Administration of Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Illinois Rural Physicians of Excellence Award are GAH orthopaedic surgeon Chris Dangles, MD, and family practice physician George Bark, MD, PhD (posthumous). To recognize their acheivements, a reception and award ceremony will be held on November 1st, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm, at Railside...

  • Gibson Area Hospital welcomes Dr. Larry de Pedro and Dr. Frank Wrestler

    Oct 11, 2017

    Larry de Pedro, MD Frank A. Wrestler, MD, PhD The Administration of Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services is pleased to announce that Larry de Pedro, MD, and Frank A. Wrestler, MD, PhD, have joined the medical staff to provide family health care and...

  • GAH Foundation Welcomes New Director, Curt Homann

    Sep 5, 2017

    Curt Homann joins Gibson Area Hospital after 20 years as owner of an insurance and real estate agency in Farmer City. He has played a strong role in civic leadership, and his commitment to service has earned him the “Community Builder Award” and recognition as Farmer City’s “Citizen of the Year”. Bringing an education from the University of Illinois at...

  • New Elite Performance of Paxton coming in 2018

    Aug 14, 2017

    Courtesy of the Ford County Record Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services announced that its Elite Performance facility in Paxton will be moving into the old Sorenson factory on U.S. 45 on the city’s north side. The landlord’s of the 15,000-square-foot warehouse space will be general contractors Justin Goss and his father, Jeffery Goss, who plan to make extensive renovations to...

  • Remembering Dr. George Bark

    Jul 27, 2017

    With heavy hearts and deepest sympathy Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services mourn the loss of Dr. George Bark. Dr. Bark was instrumental in the healthcare system by delivering quality service at the Paxton Clinic. Below you will read a multitude of accomplishments of Dr. Bark, but we could not even attempt to capture all that he was to so many and what he stood for. Dr. Bark was a friend,...

  • 2017 Gibson Area Hospital Foundation Golf Outing Results

    Jul 19, 2017

    Once again thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers and participants in this year's golf outing.  We would also like to send out a very BIG THANK YOU to our Title Sponsor Heartland Bank.  Without all of your support we would not be able to put on such a wonder golf outing year after year.  For more pictures "Like" the Gibson Area Hospital Foundation on Facebook.