News

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.

SIU/Memorial Earn Top Quality Award from World Hospital Congress

October 30, 2015

A collaboration of Springfield health care organizations took home top honors at an international meeting for health care leaders held Oct. 6-8 in Chicago.

Simmons Cancer Institute and Passavant Hospital Announce Partnership

October 12, 2015

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

SIU HealthCare Launches New Patient Portal

October 12, 2015

Patients of SIU HealthCare now have easy, free and secure access to their personal health information online, allowing them to request appointments, refill prescriptions, view lab results and receive updates to changes in their health record.

SIU Med School, Wash U Partner to Explore Rural Cancer Health Disparities

September 24, 2015

NIH grant to fund researcher development, increase cancer research scope

SIU Family Physician Recognized for Service to Community

September 18, 2015

Tom Miller, MD, chairman and residency program director of SIU Quincy Family Medicine, has received the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP).

SIU HealthCare CMO Named Chair of National Education Bureau

September 11, 2015

Harald Lausen, DO, MA, the chief medical officer of SIU HealthCare and assistant dean for clinical education at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, has been appointed chair of the Bureau of Osteopathic Education for the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Dr. Jerry Kruse Named Fourth Dean and Provost

September 10, 2015

The SIU Board of Trustees has voted to appoint Jerry Kruse, MD, MSPH, as Dean and Provost for Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The appointment is effective January 1 and is pending a final contract.

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