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AMH Gets Second 3D Mammogram Unit

Alton Memorial Hospital has acquired its second 3D mammogram machine, and it is now approved for use by both the American College of Radiology (ACR) and Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).  For more information, call 618-463-7414.

Blood Drive Aug. 10 in Cafe Meeting Rooms

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the AMH cafe meeting rooms from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10. To make an appointment or to learn more, download the American Red Cross blood donor app, visit (enter sponsor code AltonMemorial) or call 800-733-2767.

‘Girls on Grapes, Boys on Brew’ on Tap for Sept. 9

The Alton Memorial Hospital White Cross Auxiliary will hold its annual “Girls on Grapes, Boys on Brew” fund-raiser from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Loading Dock, 400 Front St. in Grafton, Ill. Tickets for the event are $30 in advance and are available online.

Vascular and Vein Surgery Now on AMH Campus

Vascular and Vein Surgery of the Memorial Medical Group has established office hours in Suite 201 of Medical Office Building A on the AMH campus.For more information or to make an appointment, call 618-222-1020.

School Groups Help Pink Panther Through ‘Surgery’ at AMH

He’s big, fuzzy and pink, but the Pink Panther is in more than a little pain when children first see him at Alton Memorial Hospital.

High on the Hawg

Steve Kasten, owner of the popular Hawg Pit Barbecue in Grafton, is grateful for the help he got at Alton Memorial Hospital in managing his diabetes.

AMH Earns Four PRC National Awards

Alton Memorial Hospital won four prestigious honors at the 2017 PRC (Professional Research Consultants) National Excellence in Healthcare Conference.

The Digestive Health Center earned the Top Performer Award, which recognizes service lines that score at or above the 100th percentile for Overall Quality of Care in PRC’s national client database for the prior calendar year.

PRC’s 5-Star Awards went to the Human Motion Institute for its Outpatient Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy services;and the Women’s Health and Childbirth Center for inpatient OB/GYN services.

A four-star award went to the Emergency Department.

Diabetes Program Honored by ADA

Alton Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Management office has earned the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate. The ADA believes that this program offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment. For more information about diabetes management at AMH, call Lisa James at 618-463-7526.

Duck Pluckers Ball Raises Record $100,000

Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation's ninth annual Duck Pluckers, Deer Skinners & Fish Hookers Ball raised a record-breaking $100,343 on June 3. The money will go toward an ambulance that will honor Mary Lou Cousley and Gay Bryant. Each of the back doors will feature the original camo pattern with an inscription in memory of the two founding Duck Plucker committee members who passed away in the last year.

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