May 13, 2013
The Rural Health Quality Award recognizes any individual, organization or group that has made significant contributions to the quality or safety of rural Americans. Nominee criteria includes evidence of improved outcomes or increase in health status indicators. Factors considered include number of rural Americans impacted, demonstration of measurable improvement, innovative approach to quality...
May 11, 2013
Ken Kulow has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) May Employee of the Month.
For the past nine years Ken, a Hazmat/Decon Coordinator and Courtesy Cart Driver, has been an integral part of the GAHHS family. He is originally from Hubbard, Iowa, but has spent a large part of his life in Paxton.
Ken said he enjoys his job because of all the diverse people he get...
May 8, 2013
Wednesday & Thursday
Due to scheduling conflicts, we are announcing 4 winners today of our Nursing Excellence Awards! Congratulations to Arlys Carmien, Jenna Hoff, Manuela Medina, and Colleen Sorenson!
Arlys Carmien, RN in Pre-Op, is one of those nurses who makes you smile, simply by being around her. According to who nominated her, Arlys is an "excellent teacher" with a calm, kind...
May 3, 2013
Dr. Chris Dangles stopped by Ci Living with Dr. Gregory Delost and Mike Warner, two Total Hip Replacement patients, to talk about the Anterior Approach and how this approach lets patients leave the hospital the next day unassisted.
Click the Video below to watch their segment and visit our Media Gallery to watch Dr. Delosts and Mike's full videos.
May 1, 2013
Adam Elder has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) April Employee of the Month.
Adam, a lifetime resident of Gibson City, has been a part of the GAHHS Family for the past 11 years and is currently the EMS Operations Coordinator. He has both a Bachelor’s Degree from Illinois State University in Criminal Justice and a Master’s Degree in Patient Safety...
Apr 12, 2013
If you have read our Spring issue of the Gibson Gets It you probably came across the story "GAH Annex Competes Book with Help from GCMS 3rd Grade Students". The story is about GAH Annex resident Jani Fraim and how, with the help of Ms. Kerber and her third grade class, was able to make her dream of writing a children’s book come true. Jani provided the story and the students created...
Mar 27, 2013
It is spring and construction on Project 2012 has not stopped since it began. To follow the progress "like" us on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/GAHHS to view updated pictures weekly.
Mar 26, 2013
Recently Becker’s Hospital Review released a list of the Top 58 Patient Rated Hospital’s in the Nation, Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services was ranked 42nd among those listed. What is more impressive is that this information comes from medicare.gov, the Official U.S. Government site for Medicare which compares over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the U.S. This...
Mar 12, 2013
Eugene Bork has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) March Employee of the Month.
Eugene, a groundskeeper with GAHHS for 3 years, calls Paxton his home but was born and raised in Onarga. Before becoming part of the GAHHS family, Eugene worked in the family business at Bork Nurseries in Onarga for over 25 years. Now that he is with GAHHS, Eugene couldn’t be...
Mar 5, 2013
It is that time of year again for the GAH Foundation and Auxiliary's Spring Fundraiser. This year’s theme is the GrAHmmy's: Decades of Music and is Executively Produced by Insurance Providers Group. Get your reservations today, 217-784-2600!!