News & Updates

  • GAH Honored at IHA Quality Advocacy Showcase

    Apr 17, 2018

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) was honored at the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) Quality Advocacy Showcase on April 12, 2018, at the Illinois State Capitol Rotunda in Springfield. Representing GAHHS were Sue Johnson, RN, Documentation Coordinator; Mae Eichelberger, RN, BS, Infection Prevention/Employee Health; and Barb Meyer, RN, MSN, Executive Director of...


  • GAH Nurses “Go the Extra Mile” To Celebrate National Nurses Week with 5k Run/2 Mile Walk

    Mar 12, 2018

    According to the American Nurses Association (ANA), National Nurses Week (May 6-12) is celebrated each year to recognize “the role nurses play in delivering the highest level of quality care to their patients.” To celebrate, the Nurses Week committee at Gibson Area Hospital is hosting a 5K Run/2 Mile Walk as a way to promote wellness, have fun, and give back to the community. Profits...


  • GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt Named Gibson Area Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Citizen of the Year

    Mar 9, 2018

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services is proud to announce that Rob Schmitt, CEO, has been named the Gibson Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year at the Annual Chamber dinner held in Gibson City. Rob Schmitt’s leadership abilities inspire others to follow him, and is one of the reasons he has served as Chairman for several local organizations. Rob is a leader who has a true...


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

    Mar 1, 2018

    Rural hospitals throughout the nation provide much needed access to healthcare that many Americans rely on a daily basis. These rural hospitals don’t have the name recognition as many larger metropolitan hospitals, but they continue to provide high-quality healthcare critical to those living in small or rural communities. To give recognition to these hospital leaders, Becker's Hospital...


  • Grand Opening of Paxton Elite Sport & Fitness Greeted with Community Excitement

    Feb 20, 2018

    Courtsey of the Ford County Press PAXTON — Gibson Area Hospital’s Elite Sport and Fitness held its grand opening Thursday in its new location at 615 N. Railroad Ave. in Paxton and was welcomed with community enthusiasm and excitement, evident by the attendance by people of all ages who came out to see the new facility. Event-goers from Paxton and several surrounding communities...


  • Grand Opening for New Elite Sport and Fitness in Paxton Coming Soon

    Feb 1, 2018

    Join us for the GRAND OPENING of a one-of-a-kind training facility, Elite Sport and Fitness! Stop by Thursday, February 15th from 4:30pm-6:30pm to tour the workout gym and fitness studio, meet our trainers and staff. We will have refreshments and light snacks and grand opening prizes. This is a free event and open to the public. 615 N Railroad Ave Paxton, IL.


  • GAHHS Receives the 2018 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedic

    Jan 29, 2018

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services has been once again named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services is in the top 11% of 3,230 U.S. hospitals offering orthopedics services. There are clear gender...


  • GAH Auxiliary Annouces the Return of its Bridge and Eurchre Marathons

    Jan 19, 2018

    The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary is announcing the return of its Bridge Marathon and the start of a Euchre Marathon! Have fun with friends throughout the year while supporting the mission of the Auxiliary. Please see the details below for information regarding participation and registration. The deadline to register is February 11th, so don’t wait! Sign up for the Gibson Area Hospital...


  • GAHHS COO Robin Rose Named Among Top 130 to Know by Becker’s

    Dec 15, 2017

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) Chief Operating Officer Robin Rose was named by Becker's Healthcare to its annual list of 130 women hospital and health system leaders to know. The list is published in Becker’s Hospital Review, a trade publication for the healthcare industry. Robin Rose, RN, BSN, currently serves as COO and Chief Clinical Officer of Gibson Area Hospital...


  • Nursing Internship Now Accepting Applications

    Dec 4, 2017

    The Gibson Area Hospital summer intern program is now accepting applications for summer 2018.  Applications are can be downloaded here and are due February 16th, 2018.


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