Alton Memorial Hospital is one of 12 hospitals in Illinois recently awarded grants in the "Warm Handoff" program, aimed at helping people with opioid addictions by trying to close the gap in time between checking out of a hospital and beginning long-term treatment.
Alton Memorial Hospital added Dr. Bindu Patel, MD, to the medical staff on Aug. 12. Dr. Patel jjoins Dr. Joseph Talsky at Alton OB/GYN Associates, located in Suite 125 of Medical Office Building B on the AMH campus. To make an appointment, call 618-433-6410.
Matt Tracy is as dedicated to veterans as he is to his job as as EMT at Alton Memorial Hospital.
Rather than expensive medical testing or prescription drugs, it may be beneficial to seek out a referral to physical therapy for vestibular rehabilitation.
Alton Memorial Hospital has added Dr. Matthew Musielak, MD, to its medical staff with Alton Surgery. He is also a member of BJC Medical Group. Alton Surgery is located at 4 Memorial Drive (Medical Office Building B), Suite 230B, on the AMH campus. For an appointment, call 618-462-3191.
Dr. David Harmon, MD, a board-certified physician specializing in palliative medicine, has joined the staff at Alton Memorial Hospital. As a part of the palliative care team, he will provide comprehensive services to help relieve the pain, symptoms and burden of serious illness for patients and their families. He is a member of BJC Medical Group.
The Digestive Health Center at Alton Memorial Hospital has earned a five-star award from national health care research leader Professional Research Consultants Inc. (PRC). Service lines that score in the top 10 percent of the national client database for the prior calendar year earn 5-Star Awards.
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.
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.
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.