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