Carlinville Area Hospital participates with Hospital Sisters Health System Tele-Stroke program helps more than 1,500 emergency room stroke patients receive critical care


A stroke is a “brain attack” that occurs from a sudden interruption of blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures, leaking blood into the spaces surrounding the brain cells. One of the most important goals of stroke awareness is increasing public recognition of stroke symptoms and the importance …

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Chemotherapy/Infusion Services Now Available at Carlinville Area Hospital


Cancer treatment for patients in the Carlinville area will be far more convenient, thanks to the addition of Springfield Clinic’s Infusion Services at Carlinville Area Hospital. Leonard Giannone, MD, a specialist in Hematology & Oncology at Springfield Clinic’s Cancer Center, has expanded his Carlinville outreach practice to include the administration of infusion therapy. The new …

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Carlinville Area Hospital Unveils Telehealth Services


Videoconferencing technology provides convenient, specialized care. Patients in the Carlinville area now have a new way to see the doctor: telehealth. SIU Medicine’s Office of Telehealth and Clinical Outreach has brought virtual health care to patients in the Carlinville area. Through telehealth services, patients can visit Springfield area medical providers using videoconferencing technology in the …

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MJM Electric and USDA Funding Expand Healthcare in Carlinville Illinois


Carlinville, Illinois, October 20, 2016 — October has been celebrated as Cooperative Month for more than 50 years – and today, MJM Electric Cooperative and Carlinville Area Hospital (CAH) celebrated an award of $2 million in funding from USDA Rural Development to support expanded healthcare services in Macoupin County. On location at the new, 28,000 …

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Carlinville Area Hospital Offers Genius™ 3D Mammography


Carlinville Area Hospital now offers the latest in breast cancer screening advances, Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams, developed by Hologic, Inc., a worldwide leader in Women’s Health. Utilizing advanced breast tomosynthesis technology, Genius exams are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for …

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Excellence in Quality and Financial Strength


CARLINVILLE, ILLINOIS, November 17, 2016 – Carlinville Area Hospital today announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality and Financial Strength reflecting top quartile performance among all rural acute care hospitals in the nation. “We are very pleased …

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Carlinville Area Hospital Now Offers Lymphedema Therapy


Carlinville Area Hospital Now Offers Lymphedema Therapy Carlinville Area Hospital is pleased to announce that lymphedema therapy services are now available through the rehabilitation department. Lymphedema is the chronic swelling of an extremity or extremities due to accumulation of fluids as a result of absent, obstructed or dysfunctional lymph nodes, most often in the arms …

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Carlinville Area Hospital Among Hospitals Sharing State Award


Carlinville Area Hospital Among Hospitals Sharing State Award The Illinois Rural Health Association has presented its 2016 Rural Health Award of Merit to the Illinois Telehealth Network. Carlinville Area Hospital was one of the 23 Network members honored with the award at the Association’s Educational Conference and Annual Meeting held on August 11, 2016 . …

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