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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Carlinville Area Hospital Welcomes New Physician to the Community


Carlinville Area Hospital is proud to welcome August Adams, MD to their staff. Dr. Adams will begin seeing patients on August 1, 2016 through the Carlinville Family Health Care Rural Health Clinic located in the new Medical Office Building. “I have long considered coming to Carlinville. I am a Blackburn College graduate and always enjoyed …

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Carlinville Area Hospital, SIU HealthCare Partner to Offer Orthopedic Care


Carlinville Area Hospital has partnered with SIU HealthCare, the Springfield-based clinical practice of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, to provide Carlinville area patients with orthopedic care for bone, joint and muscle injuries. SIU orthopedic surgical specialist Youssef El Bitar, MD, is now seeing patients at Carlinville Area Hospital. Recruiting specialty physicians can often be …

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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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