News & Updates

  • Gibson Area Hospital Silver Series Continues with Topic of Mental Fitness

    Mar 8, 2017

    The Silver Series, presented by Gibson Area Hospital Behavioral Wellness, continues this month with a focus on mental fitness in older adults, a factor which can affect the health and well-being of seniors. Therapist Vicki Angstmann, MA, LPC, with Geriatric Behavioral Services of GAHHS, will discuss the importance of staying mentally active and ways to exercise and strengthen the brain....


  • GAH Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics

    Mar 8, 2017

    Gibson Area Hospital has been 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 is in the 11% of 3,229 U.S. hospitals offering orthopedics services. There are clear gender differences in musculoskeletal disease, according to a study...


  • GAH Auxiliary Holding Handmade Quilt & Afghan Raffle

    Mar 1, 2017

    The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary is currently holding a raffle for a handmade quilt (by Joyce Freehill) and afghan (by Michele Bein). The raffle items will be on display at the Moyer District Library in March and at Gibson Area Hospital in April. Tickets will be sold through April 24th. The donation is $5 for 1 ticket or $10 for 3 tickets. Tickets may be purchased at the Moyer District...


  • Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop Extends Hours

    Feb 6, 2017

    The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop has recently extended its hours to make it more accessible to employees and the local community. The new hours went into effect February 1, 2017 in order to quickly respond to a survey of hospital employees who indicated a need for later shopping hours. New gift shop manager Molly Augspurger felt it was important to make the change. “The Gift...


  • GAH Receives the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics

    Jan 12, 2017

    Gibson Area Hospital has been named as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Gibson Area Hospital is in the top 17% of 2,815 U.S. hospitals offering obstetrics. The methodology for America’s Best Hospital for Obstetrics Award is unique in...


  • GAH Auxiliary Announces Nine Scholarships

    Dec 29, 2016

    The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary is excited to announce they have nine scholarships to award this year. Scholarships this year include two $2000 scholarships from The Verna Buck Fund. These two scholarships are designated for nursing students only. The GAH Auxiliary will also be offering two scholarships for $2000 for students choosing a career in any medical field. The Arthur and Ane...


  • GAH Receives National Center for Rural Health Professions’ Rural Health Hero Award

    Dec 6, 2016

    Dr. Ben Brewer and Rob Schmitt, CEO of Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services are shown receiving the 2016 “Rural Health Hero” Award during National Rural Health Day ceremonies held at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford. Also pictured are Dr. Darrin Ray, RMED graduate; Robin Rose, Chief Operating Officer; Dr. David Hagan, RMED mentor; and RPHARM graduate...


  • GAH Receives National Recognition for Excellence in Patient Satisfaction

    Nov 17, 2016

    Gibson Area Hospital today announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Excellence in Patient Satisfaction, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural acute care hospitals in the nation. “This recognition is another great confirmation that “Gibson Gets...


  • GAH Auxiliary Annouces Annual Love Lights a Tree Fundraiser.

    Nov 1, 2016

    The Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary invites you to give a lasting "Gift of Love" as part of their Love Lights a Tree campaign this year. Your gift becomes part of a bigger sum collected by the Auxiliary and is used to purchase items that promote patient care and comfort at Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services. And those items last for many years to come. A donation as small as $20 can be...


  • Matthew Ertel Announced as New GAHHS Chief Financial Officer

    Oct 3, 2016

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) announced on October 1st that Matthew Ertel is the new GAHHS Chief Financial Officer. Born at Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) and raised in Gibson City, Matthew Ertel considered himself a “frequent flyer” at Gibson Area Hospital. Undergoing multiple operations on his hands and feet during his childhood gave him an early appreciation for...


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