News & Updates

  • GAHHS CEO Rob Schmitt Joins Women’s Choice Award Healthcare Advisory Board

    Apr 7, 2014

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services CEO Rob Schmitt has joined the Women’s Choice Award Healthcare Advisory Board comprised of executive level healthcare professionals with a deep expertise in healthcare issues and patient experience. WomenCertified Inc., home to the Women’s Choice Award, announced the formation of the The Advisory Board which will help fuel and advance its...

  • "Back to the Future" Coming to the Red Carpet Event

    Apr 2, 2014

    On April 12, 2014, the Gibson Area Hospital Foundation and Auxiliary will host the 11th Annuall Red Carept Event.  This years event, held at the Kruse Center, 207 N. Lawerence St. in Gibson City will start at 6pm with dinner served at 7pm. 

  • Getting to Know GAH Cardiologist, Lalchand Goyal, M.D.

    Mar 24, 2014

    Since the sixth grade, Cardiologists Lalchand Goyal, M.D., wanted nothing more than to be a heart doctor. That desire of a sixth grade boy turned into a very successful career spanning over 30 years with some very large hospitals and most recently led Dr. Goyal to Gibson Area Hospital & Health Service. Dr. Goyal’s journey started in 1981 when he left India to come to Chicago. Once...

  • Dr. Doug & Kathryn Hamblen, FNP, Stop by Ci Living to Talk About the Onarga Clinic Open House

    Mar 19, 2014

    Dr. Doug Lanoue and Kathryn Hamblen, FNP, stopped by Ci Living yesterday to talk about the Open House for the Onarga Clinic on Thursday, March 27th, from 5pm to 7pm.  The Open House will held at the NEW Onarga Clinic located at 912 W. Seminary St. in Onarga.  Click the video below to watch their segment.

  • The Onarga Clinic to Host Open House March 27th for Dr. Doug Lanoue

    Mar 14, 2014

    Gibson Area Hospital Administration and the Onarga Clinic health care providers will host an Open House on Thursday March 27, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 912 West Seminary in Onarga. The public is invited to meet the Onarga Clinic staff and welcome Dr. Doug Lanoue to the Gibson Area Hospital medical staff. Tours of the clinic, which opened in November 2013 to provide a patient-friendly...

  • Jan Wilson Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for March

    Mar 11, 2014

    Paxton resident Jan Wilson has been named Employee of the Month by Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services. Wilson, an eighteen year veteran of GAHHS, serves as the office manager for Gibson Area Hospital clinics in Hoopeston, Onarga, Paxton, and Potomac. Wilson, a National Rural Health Certified Medical Coder, enjoys traveling to each of the four clinics, spending time in the facilities to...

  • Gluten Free Open House to be Held at Gibson Area Hospital

    Mar 10, 2014

    On March 18th, 2014, the Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) Celiac/Gluten Sensitivity Support Group will hold a Gluten Free Open House. The Gluten Free Open House will be held in the GAH Radiology Waiting Area from 6:00pm to 7:30pm and will feature displays from local business that offer gluten free items. Those in attendance will be able to try gluten free samples from over 25 companies, register...

  • GAHHS CNO COO, Robin Rose, Awarded Rural Illinois Champion Recipient from LT. Gov. Simon

    Mar 6, 2014

    On March 5, 2014, Lt. Governor Sheila Simon named a Gibson City health care leader who has expanded family and maternity care in rural areas as the 2014 Rural Illinois Champion on Wednesday at the 25th Annual Rural Community Economic Development Conference in Peoria. Robin Rose, the chief operating officer of the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services, is the first woman to accept the...

  • GAH Long-Term Care Annex Named Among America’s “Best Nursing Homes” News & World Report

    Mar 6, 2014

    The Illinois Health Care Association (IHCA) praised a select group of local, long-term and post-acute care providers for being named among the country’s "Best Nursing Homes" by U.S. News & World Report. The Gibson Area Hospital Long-Term Care Annex was among the long-term care facilities listed as the "Best Nursing Homes". The Annex received this recognition as a result of its...

  • Patient Teaching Plays Role in Patient Safety at GAHHS

    Feb 28, 2014

    Kristy Elder, RN, GAHHS Clinical Educator, practices the Teach Back Method with Amelia Kerber, EIU Community Health Intern. Each year, the National Patient Safety Foundation, which was founded in 1997 to improve the safety of patient care, sponsors Patient Safety Awareness Week, in order to educate and increase awareness of patient safety activities throughout the health care spectrum. The...