Senior Behavioral Health Services Now Available


Carlinville Area Hospital announces the opening of a new program for citizens coping with life issues relating to the senior years. The SELF (Seniors Enjoying Life Fully) Program is located in the hospital’s new medical office building. The SELF program offers individualized care in a warm, supportive environment and assists our elderly patients who are …

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New Expanded Sleep Lab


Forty million Americans are chronically ill with various sleep disorders, and an additional 20 to 30 million experience intermittent sleep problems. Among the most prominent and costly disorders are insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea. With health consequences such as congestive heart failure, increased risk of heart attack, higher accident rates, reduced productivity, lowered cognitive performance …

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SafeChx System Installed


On April 7, 2015, the SafeChx system was installed at Carlinville Area Hospital, offering patients advanced medical identity theft protection and efficient patient registration while improving health outcomes and reducing the risk of medical errors. The system is very simple to use, requires very minimal training and has been universally accepted in other health systems. …

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Carlinville Area Hospital Adds Rapid Response Team


Carlinville Area Hospital has joined a growing number of hospitals working to reduce the number of in-hospital life-threatening events by building a Rapid Response Team (RRT). It’s an approach described by some experts as a lot like making sure a brush fire doesn’t start in the first place rather than waiting to put out a …

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Carlinville Area Hospital Achieves AAHHS Accreditation


Carlinville Area Hospital has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Hospitals and Health Systems (AAHHS). Accreditation distinguishes this health care organization from many other facilities by proving they provide the highest quality of care to their patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. Status as an accredited organization means the hospital …

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Demolition of Former Carlinville Area Hospital Begins


Please be advised the demolition of the former hospital at 1001 Morgan Street has begun. There will likely be noise associated with this project, as well as multiple on site vehicles and workers. Special effort is being made to safely remove all hazardous materials. The hospital appreciates your patience during this time. The demolition is …

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Hospital Receives Auxiliary Donation to Improve Patient Care


The Carlinville Area Hospital Auxiliary donated funds to both the Laboratory and Radiology Departments allowing them to purchase new technology to better patient care. The Lab was able to purchase The Clinitek Advantus Analyzer, which evaluates urine samples. Urinalysis is used to detect and access a wide range of health disorders, including urinary tract infection, …

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Carlinville Area Hospital Earns ACR Accreditation


Carlinville Area Hospital was awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose x-ray system to examine breasts. A mammography exam, called a mammogram, is used to aid in the early …

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Carlinville Area Hospital Achieves AAHHS Accreditation


Carlinville Area Hospital has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Hospitals and Health Systems (AAHHS). Accreditation distinguishes this health care organization from many other facilities by proving they provide the highest quality of care to their patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. Status as an accredited organization means the hospital has met …

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