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Illini Community Hospital Unveils Telehealth Services

July 1, 2016

Videoconferencing technology provides convenient, specialized care

SIU, Passavant Area Hospital, Morgan County Health Department to Open Family Medicine Clinic

May 18, 2016

A new family medicine clinic slated to open this summer will mean easier access to primary care for residents of Morgan County.

SIU expands Telehealth Clinics at Franklin Hospital

April 27, 2016

Videoconferencing technology provides convenient, specialized care Patients in the Franklin County area now have a new way to see the doctor: telehealth.

New Treatment Offers Outpatient Option for Enlarged Prostate

April 11, 2016

A new medical procedure is now available in central Illinois for treating a common male malady. Water vapor therapy can be done in an outpatient setting to treat Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate.

Breast Center at Simmons Cancer Institute Earns 100 Percent Rating

March 15, 2016

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) has rated the Breast Center at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield as 100 percent compliant on all 27 evaluation standards for accreditation used by the NAPBC.

SCI Clinical Trial to Test Melanoma Vaccine

February 11, 2016

Patients who have been diagnosed with Stage II or III melanoma and have had surgery may be eligible to participate in a new clinical trial at Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The clinical trial is studying the effectiveness of a vaccine for melanoma.

Simmons Cancer Institute Providing Cancer Care in Litchfield

January 14, 2016

A new partnership between Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield and Litchfield Oncology Institute will expand area cancer patients’ access to cancer care.

SIU Telehealth Opens Clinics at Memorial Hospital in Carthage

December 16, 2015

Patients have easy access to Springfield physicians

Memorial Medical Center Launches Advanced Hernia Center, Partners with SIU HealthCare and Springfield Clinic

December 14, 2015

Memorial Medical Center has launched the Memorial Advanced Hernia Center to assist patients facing complex hernia cases.

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