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Jerseyville girl helped through McCarthy fund

When you see Khloee Hall smile, you would never know that the 12-year-old has been fighting a hard battle for three years. Khloee is one of 50 children helped in 2018 by gifts to the Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation's Mary Alice McCarthy Fund, which provides financial assistance for children to receive physical, occupational or speech therapy.

Extra Mile Fund helps local man fight cancer

Frederick Monroe and his family are grateful for the help they received last year from Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation’s Extra Mile Fund, which provides financial support for patients who have lost income due to cancer, so they can focus on treatment, healing and recovery.

AMH Welcomes New Imaging, Rad Onc Manager

Joanna Illges, MBA, RT(R), joined Alton Memorial Hospital as the manager of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology on March 18.

Sarah Dierker is New AMH Chaplain

Sarah Dierker is the new chaplain at AMH, replacing Chaplain Bruce Baumberger, who retired Jan. 4

 

Telemedicine Speeds Up Stroke Treatment

Alton Memorial Hospital now has real-time access to some of the nation’s top stroke experts—even when they’re not onsite. AMH has begun using stroke telemedicine to receive direct care consults for complicated stroke patients. Phone, Internet and video conferencing allows Stroke Network neurologists and radiologists to be “remotely present” at distant hospitals.

Baby, You Can Drive My Car

It may not be as flashy as the Batmobile, but a “car” is turning heads as the newest addition to Alton Memorial’s Human Motion Institute Rehabilitation Services.

Three Decades of Excellence for EMS

The Alton Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team is celebrating a big birthday. For 30 years, the area’s leading provider of emergency care has been providing services for you and your family when in need.

‘No Two Days the Same’ For EMS Coordinator

The mission of Alton Memorial Hospital extends well beyond the campus at 1 Memorial Drive. Alex Campbell, EMS coordinator for AMH, serves as the liaison between first responders to the hospital and the Illinois Department of Public Health. He is also the hospital resource to more than 35 agencies.

Dr. Massood Molavi Joins AMH Staff as Pulmonologist

Alton Memorial Hospital welcomed pulmonologist Massood Molavi, MD, FCCP, FRCPC, to the staff this year. Board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary disease, Dr. Molavi is also part of the BJC Medical Group of Illinois.

Dr. Molavi is located in Suite 220 (Alton Internal Medicine) in Medical Office Building A on the AMH campus. To make an appointment, call 618-463-7755.

7 Other Doctors Honored at Physicians Dinner

Dr. Juri McDowell is the 2018 Alton Memorial Hospital Chairman’s Award winner, but AMH also honored several other physicians at the annual Physician’s Appreciation Dinner on Sept. 28.

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