Nov 14, 2011
Thursday November 17 is the first National Rural Health Day. Join us from 11am to 1 pm to Celebrate the Power of Rural!
Nov 11, 2011
Sherry Tomlinson has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) November Employee of the Month. Sherry currently lives in the town she was born and raised in, Gibson City. Sherry is currently a Respiratory Care Practitioner with GAHHS, however her career with GAHHS began 25 years ago.
“I attend Parkland College and began working at Gibson Area Hospital shortly...
Nov 8, 2011
From left to right: Kellie Thilmony, Amy Cabbage-Bork, Martha Zimmerman, Ellen Lee, and Terri Eyer
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has come and gone, but that is not an excuse to ignore breast cancer for another year. According to National Cancer Institute 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Basically, this means that you are either related to or friends with a woman...
Nov 7, 2011
Since the founding of the Gibson Area Hospital Auxiliary in 1952, it has been committed to supporting the hospital and its mission to provide personalized, professional health services to the residents of the communities the hospital serves.
The GAHHS Auxiliary has over 200 members, including Junior members, that come from many communities served by the hospital to provide volunteer...
Nov 4, 2011
Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services (GAHHS) welcomes Jim E. Edwards as its new Executive Director of Information Technology (IT). Jim has over 30 years of IT experience, 18 years of which, he was the Director of Information Systems with Decatur Memorial Hospital.
During his job search process Jim came across the hospital’s website. He was so impressed with the hospital’s...
Oct 24, 2011
GAHHS Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon Chad Tattini, M.D. and his patient Ellen Lee were on WCIA’s (Channel 3) new program Ci Living.tv on October 21st to talking about Ellen's battle with breast Cancer. Click the Ci Living.tv Logo to watch their clip.
Oct 21, 2011
Beat Cancer with GAHHS and the Paxton Record!
According to The American Cancer Society, over 287,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Some will go on to become survivors; others will lose their fight.
Oct 20, 2011
For the second time in 3 years Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) has been named the #1 hospital in the Nation for overall patient satisfaction.
GAHHS CEO, Rob Schmitt, said this number one ranking is the reward for the extra effort everyone at GAHHS puts in day in and day out. “It is a testament to the great work, dedication, and hard work of our staff, physicians, volunteers, and the Board...
Oct 13, 2011
In an effort to better meet the needs of the rural communities in our area, Gibson Area Hospital has taken the step necessary to open a health care facility in Fairbury.
On October 10, 2011 these efforts will came to fruition when Rachel Wenger, M.D. opened the doors to the Family Health Care of Fairbury.
“I am originally from Strawn and I have always wanted to practice in the...
Oct 12, 2011
Marsha Warsaw has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) October Employee of the Month. Marsha currently lives in the town she was born and raised in, Bellflower. Marsha is currently a RN in the Cardiopulmonary Rehab and Outpatients clinics, however her career with GAHHS began 35 years ago.
“I started working here as a cleaning lady, then switched to a CNA,...