News & Updates

  • Colleen Sorensen Receives GAHHS Employee of the Month Award for December

    Dec 19, 2014

    Colleen Sorensen, born and raised in Cissna Park, has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) December Employee of the Month. Colleen, a registered nurse in the Medical Surgical Department, has a BSN from Lakeview College of Nursing and has worked at GAHHS for three years. Colleen says she enjoys her job, but what make it truly special are her coworkers and the...


  • Baby Boom at Baby Central

    Dec 8, 2014

    Celebrating their November 24th birthdays together are Ryan Mashburn and Samantha Merrill with baby girl Piper, Gordon and Brooke Allen with baby girl Charlie Kate, OB Director Dawn Merkle, RN, and Andrew LaMarr with son Layten Victor (mom Kristen Fredericks not pictured). Much like the winter storms that occurred nine months prior to the November 24th opening day of the new OB suites at...


  • New OB Department and Surgery Recovery Suites Are Now Open

    Dec 3, 2014

    Just last Monday GAHHS recieved approval from the State of Illinois to open our new OB and Surgery Recovery Suites.  The full story is in the Paxton Record or click here to read it on the Paxton Record's website.


  • Dr. Foellner Recieves IRHA Rural Physician of Excellence Award

    Nov 20, 2014

    For the fourth year in a row, a GAHHS physician has received the Rural Physician of Excellence Award presented by the Illinois Rural Health Association (IRHA). Richard Foellner, D.O., received this award because of his unwavering dedication and services to improve the quality and access to care in rural medically underserved areas in Illinois. Dr. Foellner’s career started in 1970 and still...


  • Ci Living Stops by the Mahomet Specialty Clinic

    Nov 10, 2014

    Ci Living stopped by the Mahomet Specialty Clinic to talk to Dr. Chris Dangles and Laura Brinkley, APN, about the new location and the services provided there.  Click Here to watch their full segment.


  • Dr. Chad Tattini Stops by Ci Living

    Oct 20, 2014

    Dr. Chad Tattini stopped by Ci Living on Friday to talk about BRA Day and GAH Cosmedics which is now also seeing patients out of the Mahomet Specialty Clinic.  Click on the picture below to see his segment and learn more about Dr. Tattini and the Mahomet Specility Clinic.


  • IC Corner: Ebola

    Oct 15, 2014

    There is so much going on in regards to infectious disease that we want to give you an update of Gibson Area Hospital’s role in keeping our staff, patients, and families safe. Knowledge is power, so I have brought “IC Corner” out of the mothballs so to speak, to keep staff updated regarding the status of potential threats and what we are doing to respond. The most relevant...


  • Michelle Kahle Receives Hospital’s Employee of the Month Award for October

    Oct 14, 2014

    Michelle Kahle, of Roberts, has received the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) Employee of the Month Award for October. Michelle, an RN in the Pre-Op Department, joined the GAHHS family just over a year ago. Michelle enjoys her job and loves to take care of the people she under her care. Michelle and her husband, Bradley, enjoy working in their yard, walking their dog and...


  • New Commercials Now in the Media Gallery

    Sep 26, 2014

    Recently, GAHHS was awarded two Healthgrades 5-Star Ratings for Outstanding Patient Experience and Hip Fracture Treatment.  To celebrate these awards, GAHHS has produced two new commercials showing off our wonderful staff, care and facility.  Watch them on WCIA or check them out in our Media Gallery


  • Kristin Ishmiel Receives Employee of the Month Award for September

    Sep 19, 2014

    Kristin Ishmiel, of Gilman, has received the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) Employee of the Month Award for September. Kristin, a LPN in the GAH Long-Term Care Annex, joined the GAHHS family just over a year ago, bring with her 24 years of experience she gained from working at the Gilman Healthcare Center. “I love working at GAHHS,” said Kristin. “I...


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