News & Updates

  • Gibson Area Hospital Among America’s Best Hospitals to Have a Baby

    May 27, 2015

    Gibson Area Hospital has been named a 2015 America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics by WomenCertified Inc. This evidence-based designation is the only award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence, and what women say they want from a hospital. The list of over 350 award winners...

  • Camp Gibson Now Accepting Applications

    May 26, 2015

    Calling all future Health Care Professionals! Camp Gibson will be held from June 22nd – 26th at Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services. The camp is for incoming 8th grade students who wish to explore future professions in rural health careers. Applications for Camp Gibson are posted here and available at the East Central Illinois AHEC website:

  • National EMS Week 2015

    May 19, 2015

    President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS, its practitioners and the important work they do in responding to medical emergencies in 1973. In those days, EMS was a fledgling profession and EMS practitioners were only beginning to be recognized as a critical component of emergency medicine and the public health safety net. A lot has changed over the last four decades. EMS is now...

  • EC AHEC Announces Two Scholarship Award Opportunities

    May 18, 2015

    The East Central Illinois Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is accepting applications for the $500 Community College Healthcare Hero awards for current community college students residing in the following counties: Kankakee, Livingston, Ford, Iroquois, Champaign, Vermillion, Douglas, Edgar, Coles, Cumberland, and Clark. Applicants must have already completed one semester at any Illinois...

  • Gibson Area Hospital Receives Another 5-Star Rating for Patient’s Satisfaction

    May 15, 2015

    It was recently announced that Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) was one of just 251 U.S. hospitals to receive a five-star rating on patient’s satisfaction from CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services). Of the seven percent of five-star recipients, GAH is the only facility to receive this top honor in the region, which includes Urbana, Bloomington, Normal, Danville, Watseka, Hoopeston...

  • National Hospital Week 2015

    May 13, 2015

    It is National Hospital Week! This week is an annual celebration of hospitals and the men and women who support the health of their communities. It also recognizes the miracles they help to make happen every day, both large and small. Thank you all for everything you do! Check out this video to see how hospitals are working toward that future today…


  • Baby Central RV on Ci Living

    May 12, 2015

    When Ci Living stopped by Gibson City last week Heather Roberts talked with our Baby Central Department about the Baby Central RV and the stops it would be making this year.  Click here to watch the segment.

  • Nurses Week 2015

    May 8, 2015

    During Nurses week, we would like to pay tribute to ALL of the Outstanding Nurses who work for GAHHS !! Our Nurses are Compassionate, Caring, Care Giving, Dedicated, Heroic, but most of all, they are a Blessing to each and every patient, to their co-workers, and to the communities we serve. GAHHS is truly BLESSED to have such GREAT NURSES. THANK YOU for all you do for GAHHS, our patients, and...

  • The Eulogy of Dr. Paul Sunderland by Dr. David Hagan

    Apr 29, 2015

    In January, GAHHS lost Dr. Paul Sunderland, one of our pioneering doctors.  Dr. Sunderland shaped the future of GAHHS and continued to care about the future of our organization until the day he passed.  At his funeral Dr. David Hagan, a great friend and mentee of Dr. Sunderland's, delivered a very touching eulogy.  Click here watch this eulogy.  







  • Kim Kern Selected as GAHHS April Employee of the Month

    Apr 28, 2015

    Kim, a certified Pharmacy Technician, has worked for GAHHS for the past four years. She is also a first responder and certified in CPR. Kim said she enjoys her job as a Pharmacy Tech because she really likes the work she does and enjoys working with her fellow employees in the Pharmacy. “I really enjoy working at [GAHHS] because everyone is friendly and it truly is a good place to...