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Duck Pluckers Raises $115,000 for New Ambulance

Thanks to the overwhelming support of the community, Alton Memorial Hospital’s 11th annual Duck Pluckers, Deer Skinners & Fish Hookers Ball raised a record-setting $115,000 on June 1.

Wound Care Center Honored For Excellence

Alton Memorial Hospital's Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine has received the Center of Excellence Award from Healogics, the company which manages the center. The AMH Wound Care Center achieved outstanding patient outcomes for 24 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction of 95 percent, a 95 percent wound healing rate within 21 median days to heal.

AMH Honors Top Employees at Awards Banquet

Jamie Goss of Respiratory Therapy was named Employee of the Year, Mick Alexander of Patient Access received the Leadership Award and the Clinical Documentation Team won the Virginia Ilch Excellence in Quality Team Award at the annual banquet held May 11 at Aerie's Terrace in Grafton.

BJC Book Brigade Comes to Area Schools

AMH President Dave Braasch read books to second graders at North Elementary School in Godfrey on May 9 as part of the BJC Book Brigade, which donated more than 26,000 books to graduating second grade students in the BJC HealthCare area this spring.

AMH Joins Siteman Cancer Network

Officials from Alton Memorial Hospital, the Alton community, BJC and Siteman Cancer Center gathered under a big tent on the AMH parking lot to announce that AMH has joined the Siteman Cancer Network. Network membership provides more direct access to cancer prevention and control strategies. Patients also will have streamlined access to highly specialized treatments and technologies, including clinical trials, at Siteman.

AMH Volunteers are True ‘Superheroes’

Alton Memorial Hospital's volunteers were honored at the annual Volunteer Luncheon held April 11 at the Best Western Premier in Alton. The luncheon had a superhero theme, fitting for a group which logged more than 16,000 hours in 2018.

AMH Welcomes Urologists to Campus

Alton Memorial Hospital is now offering a full range of urological services to the community with the addition of two urologists from Washington University Physicians of Illinois Inc. The practice is located in Medical Office Building A, Suite 205, on the AMH campus. Please call 618-463-7174 to schedule an appointment.

Being an AMH Volunteer Can Grow Your Family

Donna Richie’s extended family grew four years ago when she responded to an advertisement seeking volunteers for Alton Memorial Hospital.

Julians Shine on Duck Pluckers Committee

For the past 10 years, supporters of Alton Memorial Hospital’s mission have worn their best camouflage clothing and raised money for a good cause. Barry and Gaye Julian have been at the forefront of the Duck Pluckers, Deer Skinners & Fish Hookers Ball.

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.

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