News & Updates

  • Gibson Area Hospital Welcomes the First Baby of 2012

    Jan 9, 2012

    From Left to Right-Front Row: Yahir, Zulema, and Isabella Munoz with Kris Cramer, OB RN- Back Row: Andy and Alejandro Munoz Gibson Area Hospital welcomed Isabella Yatzil Munoz as the first baby of 2012. Isabella arrived January 2nd at 10:59 a.m. and she weighed 5 pounds 6 ounces and measured 18½ inches. Isabella was welcomed into this world by her parents are Alejandro and Zulema...

  • GAH Therapy Services Talks Aquatic Therapy on Ci Living

    Dec 28, 2011

    GAH Therapy Services Director, Brian Slinde, and Aquatic Therapy Program Coordinator, Beulah Reynolds, stopped by Ci Living on December 27th.  On Ci Living they talked about how Aquatic Therapy can speed up the recover processes as well as other benefits it can provide.  Click on the Ci Living Logo to watch the clip.



  • Anna Frank, PA-C Joins the GAHHS Family

    Dec 20, 2011

    As the needs of the communities GAHHS serve grows, so to must GAHHS. In order to continue our promise to provide the very best patient experience, GAHHS has hired Anna Frank, a Certified Physician’s Assistant (PA-C). As a PA-C, Anna will assist GAHHS Medical Director Dr. Katherine Austman at the Family Health Care of Gibson City. While Anna is currently a PA-C, she never intended on...

  • Annex Director of Nursing Continues Geriatric Education

    Dec 9, 2011

    The Director of Nursing (DON) for the Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) Long-Term Care Annex, Kristy Elder, is no stranger to hard work. Ten years ago Kristy began her career with GAH as a CNA. As a CNA, Kristy continued her education in the medical field and in 2006 she became a registered nurse. As a nurse Kristy continued to excel and in February of this year she became the DON for the Annex....

  • Annex Administrator Elected Newest INHAA Board Member

    Dec 8, 2011

    Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) is proud to announce that Karen Christensen, Administrator for the GAH Long-Term Care Annex, has become the newest board member for the Illinois Nursing Home Administrator’s Association (INHAA). Voting for INHAA Board Members took place during their annual conference in November. Karen, a member since 2008, said INHAA is an excellent organization and that she...

  • GAHHS Achieves Milestone in Implementation of Electronic Health Records

    Dec 7, 2011

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) is proud to announce that we are one of the ten (out of 51) Illinois critical access hospitals to have met the Medicare requirements for Stage 1 meaningful use of electronic health records. The use of electronic health records is promoted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information...

  • Kim Ferguson Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for December

    Dec 1, 2011

    Kim Ferguson has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) December Employee of the Month. Kim graduated high school from Saybrook-Arrowsmith and currently lives Gibson City. Kim has worked at GAH for 13 years and is currently an Out-Patient Coder. Kim said that she enjoys her job because of the people and the variety it provides. “I really like my job...

  • GAHHS On Ci Living

    Nov 29, 2011


    Dr. Darrin Ray and our new Executive Director of IT, Jim Edwards, were on Ci Living talking about how GAHHS

    utilizes Electronic Medical Records to help serve GAHHS patients.  Click on the Ci logo to watch their interview.  






    Dr. Darrin Ray                                 Jim Edwards                                        


  • GAHHS COO/CNO Robin Rose Speaks at Paxton Chamber Meeting

    Nov 21, 2011

    On Wednesday the Paxton Area Chamber of Commerce invited Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer, Robin Rose, to speak to the chamber members. During her presentation Rose informed the chamber members that GAH has again been named the #1 hospital in the nation for patient satisfaction because of the support the hospital receives...

  • Our NEW Annual Community Benefit Report is On-Line

    Nov 18, 2011

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services is proud of all our employees and the communities we serve.  Click the Annual Report below to see what we have been up to.