News & Updates

  • Red Nose Day Celebrated at Gibson Area Hospital

    May 31, 2016

    Using the power of entertainment to help end child poverty and hunger, the Red Nose Day partnership of Walgreens and Comic Relief raised awareness and money for kids in the United States and around the world to support projects that ensure kids are safe, healthy, and educated. Locally, Gibson Area Hospital’s Behavioral Wellness Center and Geriatric Behavioral Services celebrated the May...

  • GAHHS Receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals

    May 12, 2016

    Gibson Area Hospital has been announced as one of America’s 100 Best Hospital for Patient Experience by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. This evidence based designation is the only award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on Medicare data weighed according to the preference of women...

  • Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary Names Scholarship Winners

    May 3, 2016

    Back row (left to right): Corbin Riecks, Zachary Johnson, Kyle Brauman, Tessa Pilcher, Nora Snyder and Alexis Lynn Brucker. Front row (left to right): Samantha Head, Taylor Zirkle, Corey Fields, Mariah Sue Steidinger and Sierra Mowery. The Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) Auxiliary awarded nine Heath Care Career Scholarships at their Spring Banquet on Monday, April 25, 2016, at the First...

  • Patient Safety Recognized at Gibson Area Hospital

    May 2, 2016

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) Director of Patient Safety Adam Elder received recognition for his service as an Advisory Council member of the Midwest Alliance of Patient Safety (MAPS). Dr. Jay Bhatt, Chief Health Officer of the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) presented the certificate at a recent Advisory Council meeting where Elder was also reappointed to serve a second...

  • Gibson Area Hospital Prepares to Celebrate National Get Fit Day

    Apr 26, 2016

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) is joining with the American Diabetes Association® in celebrating National Get Fit Don’t Sit DaySM on May 4, 2016. On this Wellness Day, the Association encourages everyone to limit the amount of time they spend sitting by making sure they get up and move at least once every 90 minutes throughout the work day. “On average,...

  • Newest Gibson Gets It! Now Available

    Apr 7, 2016

    The latest issue of the bi-annual Gibson Gets It! newsletter is now in your mailbox.  We also offer an online option if you prefer reading it from your tablet.  Click the image below to view your copy.



  • Nurses Goes the Extra Mile 5K-2016

    Apr 4, 2016

    At Gibson Area Hospital we feel that our staff makes “going the extra mile” part of their daily routine. In honor of Nurses Week 2016, GAH Nurses have once again organized a 5K Run/2 Mile Walk in partnership with Choose 2 Change Fitness Club designating proceeds to directly benefit the GAH Foundation Tuition Reimbursement Program and FCA PowerCamp. The Extra Mile 5k Run/2 Mile Walk...

  • National Doctors Day 2016

    Mar 30, 2016

    As we celebrate Doctor’s Day this March 30th, we want to say “Thank You” to the award winning, dedicated, and professional medical staff that care for the patients and communities we serve. Their leadership, dedication, and award winning service make GAHHS one of the best Hospitals in the Nation. Today and every day, we say “Thank you for all you do”, it is greatly...

  • Schmitt Selected for National Quality Forum Attribution Project

    Mar 18, 2016

    Robert Schmitt, FACHE, FHFMA, MBA, CPA, Chief Executive for Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services, has been selected to serve as a member of the National Quality Forum’s (NQF’s) Attribution Multi-stakeholder Committee for the Attribution: Principles and Approaches Project. The goal of this project is to produce a report that provides an environmental scan of the current models...

  • GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt Named One of Becker’s 50 CEO’s to Know for Third Year in a Row

    Feb 12, 2016

    Mayo. Johns Hopkins. Mount Sinai. Barnes-Jewish. These massive hospitals and health systems are practically household names. That said, many Americans live in small, rural communities and rely on lesser-known hospitals for high-quality healthcare. To honor the leaders behind these remote providers, Becker's Hospital Review has released the 2016 edition of its 50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know list....