News & Updates

  • Jan Wilson Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for March

    Mar 11, 2014

    Paxton resident Jan Wilson has been named Employee of the Month by Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services. Wilson, an eighteen year veteran of GAHHS, serves as the office manager for Gibson Area Hospital clinics in Hoopeston, Onarga, Paxton, and Potomac. Wilson, a National Rural Health Certified Medical Coder, enjoys traveling to each of the four clinics, spending time in the facilities to...


  • Gluten Free Open House to be Held at Gibson Area Hospital

    Mar 10, 2014

    On March 18th, 2014, the Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) Celiac/Gluten Sensitivity Support Group will hold a Gluten Free Open House. The Gluten Free Open House will be held in the GAH Radiology Waiting Area from 6:00pm to 7:30pm and will feature displays from local business that offer gluten free items. Those in attendance will be able to try gluten free samples from over 25 companies, register...


  • GAHHS CNO COO, Robin Rose, Awarded Rural Illinois Champion Recipient from LT. Gov. Simon

    Mar 6, 2014

    On March 5, 2014, Lt. Governor Sheila Simon named a Gibson City health care leader who has expanded family and maternity care in rural areas as the 2014 Rural Illinois Champion on Wednesday at the 25th Annual Rural Community Economic Development Conference in Peoria. Robin Rose, the chief operating officer of the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services, is the first woman to accept the...


  • GAH Long-Term Care Annex Named Among America’s “Best Nursing Homes” News & World Report

    Mar 6, 2014

    The Illinois Health Care Association (IHCA) praised a select group of local, long-term and post-acute care providers for being named among the country’s "Best Nursing Homes" by U.S. News & World Report. The Gibson Area Hospital Long-Term Care Annex was among the long-term care facilities listed as the "Best Nursing Homes". The Annex received this recognition as a result of its...


  • Patient Teaching Plays Role in Patient Safety at GAHHS

    Feb 28, 2014

    Kristy Elder, RN, GAHHS Clinical Educator, practices the Teach Back Method with Amelia Kerber, EIU Community Health Intern. Each year, the National Patient Safety Foundation, which was founded in 1997 to improve the safety of patient care, sponsors Patient Safety Awareness Week, in order to educate and increase awareness of patient safety activities throughout the health care spectrum. The...


  • Grant Kummerow Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for February

    Feb 20, 2014

    Grant Kummerow, born and raised in Gibson City, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) February Employee of the Month. Grant, a Pre-Registration Representative in the Patient Access Department, has been with GAHHS for over two years and is one of the first faces patients see during their visit to GAH. His position allows him to interact with patients prior to...


  • Dr. Doug Lanoue Joins GAHHS, Onarga Clinic

    Feb 18, 2014

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services welcomes Dr. Doug Lanoue to the staff of physicians who serve the system’s family healthcare clinics throughout DeWitt, Ford, Iroquois, Livingston, and Vermillion counties. After completing undergraduate studies at Monmouth College, medical training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, and residency at Mercy Family...


  • Cancer Support Group Cancelled Due to Weather

    Feb 17, 2014

    Due to the weather the Cancer Support Group has been cancelled. Thank you!


  • GAH Employees Wear Red to Support “Go Red for Women”

    Feb 11, 2014

    The American Heart Association’s GO RED for Women’s Heart Health Awareness Day was held Friday, February 7, 2014. GAH employees wore their red in support of the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” and were asked to donate $5 to wear jeans. During each Friday in the month of February, GAHHS employees are allowed to wear jeans for a $5 donation. All...


  • GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt Named Among Top 50 Rural Hospital CEOs

    Feb 6, 2014

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services is pleased to announce that CEO Rob Schmitt, FACHE, FHFMA, has been named on the inaugural list of "50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know" by Becker’s Hospital Review. According to Becker’s Hospital Review, a monthly publication which offers hospital-related business and legal news content, “these 50 presidents and CEOs have shown commitment...


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