News & Updates

  • GAHHS Offers Safe Sitter Classes

    Jun 3, 2013

    Over 600,000 adolescent babysitters have graduated from the medically-accurate program which instills students with confidence as they learn how, why and where injuries can happen so they can be prevented.

  • Dianna McMurry Named as a Pinnacle Professional in Healthcare.

    May 24, 2013

    Dianna L. McMurry is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Healthcare as a result of her role as Controller with Gibson Area Hospital. Dianna specializes in the areas of Healthcare Financial Management and Accounting. She is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association; Relay for Life; as well as St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. In...

  • GAHHS Accepts Rural Health Quality Award

    May 13, 2013

    The Rural Health Quality Award recognizes any individual, organization or group that has made significant contributions to the quality or safety of rural Americans. Nominee criteria includes evidence of improved outcomes or increase in health status indicators. Factors considered include number of rural Americans impacted, demonstration of measurable improvement, innovative approach to quality...

  • Ken Kulow Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for May

    May 11, 2013

    Ken Kulow has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) May Employee of the Month. For the past nine years Ken, a Hazmat/Decon Coordinator and Courtesy Cart Driver, has been an integral part of the GAHHS family. He is originally from Hubbard, Iowa, but has spent a large part of his life in Paxton. Ken said he enjoys his job because of all the diverse people he get...

  • Nursing Excellence Award Winners

    May 8, 2013

    Wednesday & Thursday Due to scheduling conflicts, we are announcing 4 winners today of our Nursing Excellence Awards!  Congratulations to Arlys Carmien, Jenna Hoff, Manuela Medina, and Colleen Sorenson! Arlys Carmien, RN in Pre-Op, is one of those nurses who makes you smile, simply by being around her.  According to who nominated her, Arlys is an "excellent teacher" with a calm, kind...

  • Dr. Chris Dangles Visits Ci Living

    May 3, 2013

    Dr. Chris Dangles stopped by Ci Living with Dr. Gregory Delost and Mike Warner, two Total Hip Replacement patients, to talk about the Anterior Approach and how this approach lets patients leave the hospital the next day unassisted.


    Click the Video below to watch their segment and visit our Media Gallery to watch Dr. Delosts and Mike's full videos.


  • Adam Elder Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for April

    May 1, 2013

    Adam Elder has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) April Employee of the Month. Adam, a lifetime resident of Gibson City, has been a part of the GAHHS Family for the past 11 years and is currently the EMS Operations Coordinator. He has both a Bachelor’s Degree from Illinois State University in Criminal Justice and a Master’s Degree in Patient Safety...

  • From Sketch Pad to Hard Back

    Apr 12, 2013

    If you have read our Spring issue of the Gibson Gets It you probably came across the story "GAH Annex Competes Book with Help from GCMS 3rd Grade Students". The story is about GAH Annex resident Jani Fraim and how, with the help of Ms. Kerber and her third grade class, was able to make her dream of writing a children’s book come true. Jani provided the story and the students created...

  • Project 2012 Construction Pictures

    Mar 27, 2013


    It is spring and construction on Project 2012 has not stopped since it began.  To follow the progress "like" us on Facebook, to view updated pictures weekly.

  • GAHHS Ranks 42nd in the Nation

    Mar 26, 2013

    Recently Becker’s Hospital Review released a list of the Top 58 Patient Rated Hospital’s in the Nation, Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services was ranked 42nd among those listed. What is more impressive is that this information comes from, the Official U.S. Government site for Medicare which compares over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the U.S. This...