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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Thyroid cancer patients find added expertise from newly formed tumor board

Carle is one of the few healthcare systems in the state with a thyroid cancer tumor board. Clinicians who come to the table monthly to share their expertise affecting various aspects of each patient’s health will elevate the level of care.

Doing their best for community: Gold Star winners represent team members who go the extra mile

Patient Experience Week is an opportunity to celebrate team members' commitment to patients throughout the year.

Methodist College achieves the best nursing licensure pass rates in central Illinois

The efforts and dedication of students, faculty and staff at Methodist College have led the institution into elite status following the latest release of NCLEX pass rate data.

Carle Health celebrates Earth Day with sustainability stewardship initiatives across the system

Carle Health celebrates Earth Day across central Illinois with sustainability initiatives that reduce waste and energy use, promote healthy habits and support the well-being of team members and the communities we serve.

Volunteers make all the difference at Carle Health

Volunteers throughout the region donate their time and talents to making lives better for others each day at locations throughout the Carle Health system.

Trillium Place marks five years of behavioral health and addiction recovery services

April 15, 2024, marks five years since the formation of a new behavioral health organization now known as Trillium Place, an affiliate of Carle Health.

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