News & Updates

  • Annex Administrator Elected Newest INHAA Board Member

    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...

  • GAHHS Achieves Milestone in Implementation of Electronic Health Records

    Dec 7, 2011

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) is proud to announce that we are one of the ten (out of 51) Illinois critical access hospitals to have met the Medicare requirements for Stage 1 meaningful use of electronic health records. The use of electronic health records is promoted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information...

  • Kim Ferguson Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for December

    Dec 1, 2011

    Kim Ferguson has been awarded the Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) December Employee of the Month. Kim graduated high school from Saybrook-Arrowsmith and currently lives Gibson City. Kim has worked at GAH for 13 years and is currently an Out-Patient Coder. Kim said that she enjoys her job because of the people and the variety it provides. “I really like my job...

  • GAHHS On Ci Living

    Nov 29, 2011


    Dr. Darrin Ray and our new Executive Director of IT, Jim Edwards, were on Ci Living talking about how GAHHS

    utilizes Electronic Medical Records to help serve GAHHS patients.  Click on the Ci logo to watch their interview.  






    Dr. Darrin Ray                                 Jim Edwards                                        


  • GAHHS COO/CNO Robin Rose Speaks at Paxton Chamber Meeting

    Nov 21, 2011

    On Wednesday the Paxton Area Chamber of Commerce invited Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services (GAHHS) Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer, Robin Rose, to speak to the chamber members. During her presentation Rose informed the chamber members that GAH has again been named the #1 hospital in the nation for patient satisfaction because of the support the hospital receives...

  • Our NEW Annual Community Benefit Report is On-Line

    Nov 18, 2011

    Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services is proud of all our employees and the communities we serve.  Click the Annual Report below to see what we have been up to. 


  • Love Lights a Tree

    Nov 17, 2011

    The Gibson Area Hospital (GAH) Auxiliary, in conjunction with the GAH Foundation is sponsoring the seventh annual Love Lights a Tree fund-raiser to support Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services. The chairmen of this year’s event are auxiliary Co-Vice Presidents Sue Walker and Maggie Sparks. Last year’s campaign raised over $13,000 and this year the chairmen are hoping to...

  • Thursday is National Rural Health Day!

    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!


  • Sherry Tomlinson Awarded GAHHS Employee of the Month for November

    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...

  • GAHHS Employee's Battle With Breast Cancer

    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...