Feb 21, 2012
Joe Marr, Jr. has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) February Employee of the Month. Joe, originally from Akron Ohio, moved to Gibson City three and a half years ago.
“My wife and I feel truly grateful to have found such a wonderful town to raise our family in and to be a part of,” said Joe.
Joe has been an End User Computer Analyst with the...
Feb 18, 2012
Kenna Dunlap-Johnson, Geriatric Behavioral Services' (GBS) Primary Therapist, stopped by WCIA's Ci Living to talk about GBS. On Ci Living, Kenna discussed the benefits of GBS, who might need GBS, and how to set up a free pre-screening assessment. Click on the Ci Living Logo to watch the segment.
Feb 8, 2012
On February 3, Gibson Area Hospital GAH employees wore their red in support of the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” to bring attention to women’s heart disease. This year over 37 GAH employees participated in “Go Red for Women”.
For a $5 donation, hospital employees received a sticker qualifying them to wear jeans with their red in support of...
Feb 8, 2012
Five times a year the Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) holds a Red Cross Blood Drive. While all blood donations are important, the blood drive recently held at GAH marked a milestone for 3 GAH employees.
Diana McMurry, Michele Fackler, and Brenda Mott each reached the 3-gallon donation mark with this donation. To reach the 3-gallon donation achievement, Diana, Michele, and Brenda had to donate...
Feb 7, 2012
Illinois hospitals contributed annual community benefits of more than $4.6 billion in programs and services in their 2009-10 fiscal years, according to the fifth annual report issued by the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA). Illinois Hospitals: Cornerstones of Health, Foundations of the Community focuses on how hospitals in Illinois respond to the evolving health care needs of patients in their...
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...
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.
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...
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....
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...