Nov 4, 2011
Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services (GAHHS) welcomes Jim E. Edwards as its new Executive Director of Information Technology (IT). Jim has over 30 years of IT experience, 18 years of which, he was the Director of Information Systems with Decatur Memorial Hospital.
During his job search process Jim came across the hospital’s website. He was so impressed with the hospital’s...
Oct 24, 2011
GAHHS Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon Chad Tattini, M.D. and his patient Ellen Lee were on WCIA’s (Channel 3) new program Ci Living.tv on October 21st to talking about Ellen's battle with breast Cancer. Click the Ci Living.tv Logo to watch their clip.
Oct 21, 2011
Beat Cancer with GAHHS and the Paxton Record!
According to The American Cancer Society, over 287,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Some will go on to become survivors; others will lose their fight.
Oct 20, 2011
For the second time in 3 years Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) has been named the #1 hospital in the Nation for overall patient satisfaction.
GAHHS CEO, Rob Schmitt, said this number one ranking is the reward for the extra effort everyone at GAHHS puts in day in and day out. “It is a testament to the great work, dedication, and hard work of our staff, physicians, volunteers, and the Board...
Oct 13, 2011
In an effort to better meet the needs of the rural communities in our area, Gibson Area Hospital has taken the step necessary to open a health care facility in Fairbury.
On October 10, 2011 these efforts will came to fruition when Rachel Wenger, M.D. opened the doors to the Family Health Care of Fairbury.
“I am originally from Strawn and I have always wanted to practice in the...
Oct 12, 2011
Marsha Warsaw has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) October Employee of the Month. Marsha currently lives in the town she was born and raised in, Bellflower. Marsha is currently a RN in the Cardiopulmonary Rehab and Outpatients clinics, however her career with GAHHS began 35 years ago.
“I started working here as a cleaning lady, then switched to a CNA,...
Oct 11, 2011
Arthritis causes pain and often disability to one in every seven Americans. Find out how the numbers can work for you. You’ll find friendship and support when you join the Arthritis Support Group at Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services. Topics of discussion include pain management, diet, and exercise. All ages are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Meetings are held the first...
Oct 4, 2011
Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services’ (GAHHS) John Currier, CPAM, has been elected as a National Officer for American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM). From 2012 to 2013 Mr. Currier will hold the position of 2nd Vice President. As 2nd VP Mr. Currier is responsible to direct the areas of the Constitution and Bylaws, Practices and Standards, and Government...
Oct 3, 2011
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in the Radiology Department we do our best to bring this cause to the attention of the community. For fellow employees and patients, we will offer information tables and wall displays for all to read and enjoy. Also, be on the lookout for pink boxes and bags for you to drop off your Yoplait and Dannon yogurt lids. We will then turn these in and both...
Sep 28, 2011
IRHA President Mark Stevens presents Dr. Darrin Ray with his Rural Physician of Excellence Award
The Illinois Rural Health Association (IRHA) has recognized Dr. Darrin Ray, M.D. as an outstanding rural physician in Illinois. On September 20, 2011, Dr. Ray received the Rural Physician of Excellence Award because of his outstanding service and dedication to improve the health and...