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Nurses make immeasurable impact for patients, colleagues

The compassion and impact nurses bring every day to patient care is celebrated during National Nurses Week, May 6-12.

Tradition of learning goes virtual with innovation and national speakers

The 65th annual Foundation Day focuses on innovation in patient care this year as national speakers take center stage.

Carle Foundation Hospital nationally recognized with an ‘A’ for Spring 2021 Leapfrog Safety Grade

Leapfrog awarded Carle Foundation Hospital an “A” grade today when they updated grades for spring 2021.

A mother’s plea on seizures: “take this seriously”

One Decatur mother shares the importance of persistence, finding the right care team for treating her son’s epilepsy.

Born out of necessity, same-day surgery provides an option for joint replacement patients

Thanks to cooperation by Home Care and Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, qualifying Carle patients have a same-day surgery option.

A shot of hope. Carle volunteers join the fight against COVID-19

As we begin National Volunteer Week, we’d like to introduce you to some of those going beyond their usual area of service, joining medical teams on the frontlines of the COVID-19 vaccine effort as they work to end a global health crisis— one small jab at a time.

Women's Legacy Circle makes its largest donation ever to support Community Health Initiatives

Putting aside small increments of dues each year allows Women’s Legacy Circle to make a $75,000 donation to support Carle’s Community Health Initiatives.

Carle employees among finalists competing in Spring 2021 Health Make-A-Thon

Innovators prepare to go into the “dolphin tank” on April 17 for a chance at $10,000 in resources to make their dream a reality.

PICU expansion keeps children safe in its first year

Carle Health is caring for some of the region’s sickest children at Carle Foundation Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), which opened June 1, 2020.

New, cutting-edge MRI technology offers opportunities for Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Students at Carle Illinois College of Medicine are afforded valuable learning experiences through the 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner.

Bioengineer and Medical Doctor Team Up on Research to Better Manage Cancer

Oncology and bioengineering join forces on research to help colon cancer patients make decisions on treatment and survival.

Gynecologic oncologist provides convenience of specialized care in east central Illinois

Carle Cancer Institute Normal and Carle Cancer Institute Urbana are fortunate to have a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. Her presence provides convenience and expertise to women who otherwise may have to travel long distances for treatment.

Heart attack survivor credits Carle Richland ED with life-saving care

One patient thanks Carle Richland Memorial Hospital Emergency Department staff for their quick thinking, life saving care.

Carle expanding access, resources for Sleep Medicine in McLean County

Midwest Center for Sleep Medicine is now part of the Carle Health network, providing more access for patients looking for high-quality sleep medicine services.

Patient Contact Center Meets Increased Calls Head On

Carle’s Patient Contact Center is challenging and rewarding for nimble employees focused on resolution with the first call.

Carle Center for Philanthropy donors surpass $35 million campaign goal

Thanks to generous donors and an ambitious $35 million campaign, patients and our communities will benefit from the investment into innovative medicine and compassionate care at Carle.

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