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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Carlinville Area Hospital Welcomes New Physician, Ann Borwick, D.O.


Carlinville Area Hospital is proud to welcome Ann Borwick, D.O. Dr. Borwick is Board Certified in Internal Medicine as well as Pediatrics and is scheduling new patients effective April 6, 2015. Dr. Borwick earned her Medical Degree at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in Downer’s Grove, Illinois, and completed her residency in Internal Medicine …

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DAISY and TULIP Awards 2015


Carlinville Area Hospital Emergency Room nurse, Tish Schmedeke, was honored for excellent care by the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, a peer-elected awards program the hospital participates in each quarter. As evidenced by the many positive comments received from her patients, Tish is devoted to exceptional care for all patients she comes in contact with. …

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