Apr 16, 2015
THANK YOU to all of the wonderful Gibson Area Hospital volunteers who devote their time and talents to enhance the patient experience, inspire our employees, and support the GAH mission! According to Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service: National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, 2015, is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out...
Apr 8, 2015
Recently, Heather Roberts from Ci Living stopped by Gibson Area Hospital to check out our brand new OB Department and Medical/Surgical Suites. Click the pictures below to watch each segment.
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kerber demonstrates the non-invasive diagnostic procedure, gliding the ultrasound transducer over the patient’s wrist as he watches the screen for images that may indicate the presence of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Based on the results of a recent study demonstrating the effectiveness of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), Gibson Area Hospital is now...
Mar 26, 2015
In March 2015, Gibson Area Hospital welcomed Kelsey Montoya as the Director of Development for the GAH Foundation. Born and raised on a farm near Macomb, Kelsey has always had a place in her heart for small towns. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health from Western Illinois University. After graduating, she moved to Texas and spent the last 10 years working in the healthcare...
Mar 26, 2015
Mary DeWinter, CNA (better known as “The Shower Lady”) in the Annex, was chosen as the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) March Employee of the Month.
Mary has worked for GAHHS for 8 years and previously worked at Palos Community Hospital for 18 years. Mary grew up in English, West Virginia located in McDowell County as the daughter of a coal miner. Her dad...
Mar 26, 2015
On April 21, 2015, the Gluten Free Living Support Group will hold a Gluten Free Open House at the Kruse Center, 207 N. Lawrence, in Gibson City. The Gluten Free Open House will take place from 5:30:00pm to 7:30pm and will feature displays from local businesses that offer gluten free items. Those in attendance will be able to try gluten free samples from over 25 companies, register for door...
Mar 25, 2015
Courtsey of the Gibson City Courier-Patti Welander
Last summer, GCMS Middle School student Shelbie Butler had the opportunity to see what it’s like to be a surgeon, her career goal, at Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services’ weeklong Camp Gibson. Now thanks to its recent designation as the East Central Illinois Area Health Education Center (AHEC), GAHHS will be able to offer...
Mar 19, 2015
GAHHS nurses are partnering with Choose 2 Change Fitness Club to host a 5k Run/2 mile walk in honor of National Nurses Week on Saturday, May 9th. Click the links below for more information or to print out the registration and sponsorship forms.
5k Info Sheet Registration Form Extra Mile Sponsorship Form
Feb 9, 2015
Courtsey of Pantagraph.com
GIBSON CITY — Gibson City has another food pantry.
Gibson Area Food Pantry, which will distribute food on the third Saturday of each month, came from the work of community volunteers who heard that 1 in 10 people in Ford County is hungry.
“We produce food and have a bountiful harvest,” resident Ron Warfield said. “How can we have so many...
Feb 6, 2015
Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know," which features some of the most impressive leaders dedicated to advancing healthcare in small towns and rural communities.
Individuals included on the list include CEOs and administrators of hospitals located outside of a major metropolitan areas or healthcare hubs. This is the second edition of the "Rural...