Dec 20, 2012
Robert Schmitt, CEO, Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS), has been re-elected to the Illinois Hospital Association’s (IHA) Board of Trustees as a regional trustee. Schmitt begins his second three-year term on Jan. 1, 2013.
Schmitt has served GAHHS since 2002, first as the Chief Financial Officer and since 2007 as the Chief Executive Officer. He has been a member of the...
Dec 20, 2012
Michele Bein and Miranda Leonard of The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary stop by Ci Living today to talk about the Auxiliary's Love Lights a Tree campaign. Click on the picture to the right to watch their segment.
Dec 20, 2012
Angie Miller has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS)December Employee of the Month.
Angie is a born and raised Saybrook, IL native. She is married to her husband Larry and she has two children Drake, 12 and Kayla, 7. She has worked at Gibson Area Hospital for the last two years in Patient Access. Angie says “I love my job because it allows me to have...
Dec 17, 2012
GAHHS co-sponsored a program put on by The Prairie Center of Urbana on December 12th-13th. The Prairie Centers mission is to provide treatment services in prevention, intervention, and treatment of addictions and associated conditions. Former NBA player and recovered drug addict Chris Herren spoke to a packed house both days, including 2000 high school students about his journey as an 18 year...
Nov 21, 2012
Teresa Ferguson has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services(GAHHS) November Employee of the Month.
Teresa, born and raised in Gibson City, began working at GAH as a CNA when she was 17years-old. She would continue on at GAH for 14 years until she moved to Indiana. A year ago she decided it was time to move back to Gibson City and the first place she applied for a job was at...
Nov 16, 2012
On Thursday, November 15, 2012, GAH Cosmedics participated in Elegant Bridal Show Expo, held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Champaign, IL. GAH Cosmedic RN, Amy Cherry, and Clinical Cosmetologist, Kara Granadino, provided education and information about GAH Cosmedic and the services they provide to brides-to-be, mothers, sisters and friends.
A very big thanks goes out to the kind and courteous staff...
Nov 10, 2012
Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) orthopedic program today received a five-star designation from Healthgrades for total hip replacement and hip fracture treatment, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital. The findings are part of American Hospital Quality Outcomes 2013: Healthgrades Report to the Nation, which...
Nov 9, 2012
GAHHS was the recipient of the Honorable Mention Pinnacle Award for writing and art design. The Newsletter "Gibson Gets It" was submitted amongst all Illinois hospital newsletters. The writer and art developer of the "Gibson Gets It" is Drue Hilligoss, our Marketing Coordinator. The award was given by the Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations.
Nov 8, 2012
GAHHS has been awarded the only Healthgrades 5 Star Award for Orthopedic hip replacement and hip fracture treatment for the 2013 year for the Champaign Urbana Region. More about this award and the statistics can be found on Healthgrades.com
Nov 1, 2012
GAHHS received this award, as a finalist, September 11th at the Annual IHA
Conference in Lombard, IL
This award recognizes the achievements of Illinois hospitals in transforming Illinois health care by:
■ Improving the health of the population
■ Enhancing the patient experience of care
■ Reducing or controlling the per capita cost of care
This year, there were 3 finalists with...