News & Updates

  • Newest Gibson Gets It! Now Available

    Apr 7, 2016

    The latest issue of the bi-annual Gibson Gets It! newsletter is now in your mailbox.  We also offer an online option if you prefer reading it from your tablet.  Click the image below to view your copy.



  • Nurses Goes the Extra Mile 5K-2016

    Apr 4, 2016

    At Gibson Area Hospital we feel that our staff makes “going the extra mile” part of their daily routine. In honor of Nurses Week 2016, GAH Nurses have once again organized a 5K Run/2 Mile Walk in partnership with Choose 2 Change Fitness Club designating proceeds to directly benefit the GAH Foundation Tuition Reimbursement Program and FCA PowerCamp. The Extra Mile 5k Run/2 Mile Walk...

  • National Doctors Day 2016

    Mar 30, 2016

    As we celebrate Doctor’s Day this March 30th, we want to say “Thank You” to the award winning, dedicated, and professional medical staff that care for the patients and communities we serve. Their leadership, dedication, and award winning service make GAHHS one of the best Hospitals in the Nation. Today and every day, we say “Thank you for all you do”, it is greatly...

  • Schmitt Selected for National Quality Forum Attribution Project

    Mar 18, 2016

    Robert Schmitt, FACHE, FHFMA, MBA, CPA, Chief Executive for Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services, has been selected to serve as a member of the National Quality Forum’s (NQF’s) Attribution Multi-stakeholder Committee for the Attribution: Principles and Approaches Project. The goal of this project is to produce a report that provides an environmental scan of the current models...

  • GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt Named One of Becker’s 50 CEO’s to Know for Third Year in a Row

    Feb 12, 2016

    Mayo. Johns Hopkins. Mount Sinai. Barnes-Jewish. These massive hospitals and health systems are practically household names. That said, many Americans live in small, rural communities and rely on lesser-known hospitals for high-quality healthcare. To honor the leaders behind these remote providers, Becker's Hospital Review has released the 2016 edition of its 50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know list....

  • GAH Receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® for Obstetrics

    Jan 29, 2016

    Gibson Area Hosptial list among top 15% of hospitals considered the best in which to have your baby in 2016. Gibson Area Hospital has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics. This evidence-based designation is the only award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider...

  • GAH Receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® for Orthopedics

    Jan 29, 2016

    Gibson Area Hospital has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics . This evidence-based designation is the only orthopedics award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that considers female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence, and what women say they want from a hospital....

  • Community Care Coordination Becomes Foundation for Patient-Centered Medical Home

    Jan 18, 2016

    Striving to make high quality health care the standard for rural East Central Illinois, Gibson Area Hospital is developing a new project which will help establish its thirteen clinics as patient-centered medical homes (PCMH). The creation of Community Care Coordination, a grant-funded program uniting Gibson Area Hospital with Paxton-based partners Community Resource &...

  • GAH Auxiliary to Award Nine Scholarships

    Jan 14, 2016

    The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary is excited to announce they have nine scholarships to award this year. Scholarships this year include two $2000 scholarships and a $1000 scholarship from The Verna Buck Fund. These three scholarships are designated for nursing students only. The GAH Auxiliary will also be offering two scholarships for $2000 for students choosing a career in any medical...

  • Baby New Year 2016

    Jan 6, 2016

    Gibson Area Hospital Baby Central welcomed Jesse Amos Grimes Jr. as the first baby of 2016. Jesse arrived January 1, 2016 at 2:19 a.m. weighing 6 pounds 3 ounce and measuring 20 inches long. Jesse was welcomed into the world by his parents Jesse Amos Grimes and Amanda Lynn Ratts from Rantoul. Jesse was delivered by Katherine Austman, MD. The family was presented with a gift bag filled with...