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NICU focuses on importance of reading to babies through read-a-thon

The importance of reading to babies is highlighted in the NICU at Carle Foundation Hospital through a friendly reading competition.

Carle launches community flu clinics Sept. 21.

As we continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination against the flu is another important step in keeping our communities safe and healthy.

Administrative fellowship a launch pad to propel careers in healthcare

Year after year, numerous post graduates apply to the Carle Health Administrative Fellowship which offers a broad range of experiences, meaningful projects and the mentorship of executive leaders, or preceptors.

Carle Health raises minimum wage to increase team member support, ensure strong healthcare workforce

To ensure team members have resources they need, Carle Health will increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

Carle Health welcomes McLean County Orthopedics to community of care

Bloomington-based McLean County Orthopedics joins Carle Health, expanding access to high-quality, comprehensive orthopedic, pain medicine and sports medicine services offered through the Carle Health system.

Gina Thomas officially takes on the role of Carle Richland Hospital president

After serving as interim president at the Olney based hospital for six months, long-time Carle team member Gina Thomas, DNP, RN assumes permanent position.

Carle doctor represents region as an Illinois State Fair grand marshal

Brent Reifsteck, MD, feels honored to be among Illinois State Fair grand marshals chosen to represent healthcare workers for the launch of the annual event.

Carle team members recognize COVID-19 journey with new display

The new display serves as a message of gratitude for the dedicated support Carle Health team members offer those affected by COVID-19 and recognizes the many lives lost too soon to the devastating disease.

Self-paced program allows clinicians to learn about AI

A joint effort delivers understanding of AI applications.

Future physicians, innovators celebrate start of career

The pandemic delayed the annual White Coat Ceremony, but delivered more meaning for students in the Class of 2024.

Cardiology fellowship to begin in July 2022

A new cardiovascular disease fellowship training program will bring advanced medical training, care to the region.

Efforts rewarded for keeping baby safe during sleep

Carle Foundation Hospital recognized for efforts to practice and teach safe sleep habits for babies.

Keep your holiday healthy with healthy food choices

Help your heart this weekend by steering away from processed foods and leaning toward fruits and vegetables while celebrating the holiday.

World Class Expert Now Delivering Treatment Through Carle Cancer Institute Urbana

Olney native brings connection with University of Chicago Medical Center for treatment of blood cancer patients not responding to first-line treatments .

Central Illinois Neuro Health Sciences brings wealth of expertise to Carle system

Integration efforts expand access in neurosurgical care in McLean County.

Carle Richland donates Newton Clinic location to local organization

Carle Richland Memorial Hospital continues to provide needed services to the community through the Newton Clinic location by donating the building to South Eastern Special Education for use as their central office.

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