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Make a difference - volunteers to spend time with unattended Carle Foundation Hospital patients

Something as simple as sharing the gift of time and making a human connection is mutually beneficial for the volunteer and the patient admitted to the hospital.

Carle Health commitment to inclusive care recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

The healthcare system is proud to be one of the only institutions in downstate Illinois distinguished by the Health Equity Index (HEI) for building an inclusive and beneficial care experience for every patient.

Patient looks forward to Father's Day after ED nurse brings him back three times

Dave Rumer died three times. He doesn't remember that. What he remembers is Katelyn Culp, an RN in the Emergency Department at Carle Health Methodist Hospital, saved his life on April 13, allowing him to enjoy another Father's Day.

Community Health Workers in Vermilion County are meeting patients where they are – in their homes

New program in underserved communities provides connections and assistance for individuals making healthcare choices to better their lives.

Way to Be! winners make day brighter for patients, co-workers

Whether it's singing with a young patient who had no family nearby or helping a mother whose newborn had died, Carle Health team members reflect the organization's Values by shining a light on others, resulting in world-class care. Some of those team members are being honored with the organization's latest quarterly Way to Be! awards.

Carle Foundation Hospital therapy team celebrates graduation of former patient

Shannon Voss spent two years at Carle Foundation Hospital following an assault that left him in a coma. He recently graduated from Parkland College and the hospital's rehab team celebrated with a surprise graduation party.

Carle Health extends commitment to best care environment with new weapons detection system at CHMH

Carle Health is committed to strengthening security and emergency preparedness for patients, visitors, team members and everyone who counts on Carle Health for care. One way Carle Health is enhancing security is by installing a weapons detection system at the Emergency Department (ED) entrance of Carle Health Methodist Hospital.

Carle Health leads patient care with introduction of powerful new MRI technology to Methodist campus

Carle Health is introducing a top-of-the-line MRI technology to the Methodist Campus that will lead to more advanced care for patients and expanded medical imaging services for its communities.

Behavioral health and addiction recovery services shine across Carle Health system

Carle Health is committed to providing high quality behavioral health and addiction recovery services. Across the system, passionate and dedicated specialists are working every day to improve the lives of patients and care for those in crisis.

Healthcare-related scams designed to steal personal data are on the rise

Carle Health urges patients to be alert for scammers sending unauthorized messages asking for personal information.

Endoscopy Center recognized as “best” from U.S. News & World Report

The center in Peoria is one of six in Illinois named "best" and the only downstate in the inaugural Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers ratings.

Carle Emergency Medical Services celebrate their impact and legacy

Carle EMS, Arrow Ambulance and AirLife continue advancing emergency services to provide care when patients call. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of officially celebrating EMS in the United States.

Carle Health Methodist, Proctor and Pekin hospitals honored for nursing, organizational excellence

Carle Health Methodist Hospital, Carle Health Proctor Hospital and Carle Health Pekin Hospital are proud and honored to be named among the nation’s leading healthcare centers for nursing care.

How Carle Health helps develop Unstoppable nurses

Nurses at Carle Health are encouraged to grow their career through training and education. As a team, they're Unstoppable.

Bariatric surgery marks beginning of lifestyle and nutrition changes to maintain weight loss

Bariatric surgery helps patients live healthier, longer lives, marking one step in lifestyle changes that help maintain weight loss.

New AI tool for sepsis diagnosis gets its start thanks to research at Carle

An inquisitive engineer, Carle clinicians and the University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering partner to develop research and a tool for early detection of sepsis in hospital patients.

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