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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Customized care for complex tumors; Brain and Spine Tumor Board for specialized care close to home

The Brain Tumor program at Carle Foundation Hospital helps patients take charge of their care even when treatment of complex brain, spine and skull base tumors feels overwhelming.

Colon health routines may need to start sooner than expected

Patient finds support and receives individualized care, empowering her to make health choices for her own.

Riverfront anniversary marks year of excellence in patient care and community commitment

Team members mark the first anniversary for Carle at The Riverfront, celebrating a year of excellent patient service and renewed commitment to Danville.

Carle Medical Supply brings technology to help patients breathe easier from the comfort of home

A new virtual program from Carle Medical Supply helps patients set up their CPAP machine from the comfort of their own home.

Carle BroMenn physicians, providers find connection with Carle Illinois College of Medicine students

Carle BroMenn Medical Center makes improvements to support the Carle Illinois College of Medicine clerkship students in Bloomington-Normal.

Early Warnings: Harnessing machine learning insights to improve endometrial cancer diagnosis

Carle Cancer Institute Urbana physician teams with Carle Illinois College of Medicine student to leverage technology that alerts doctors of patients with increased risk of endometrial cancer.

Understanding changes in behavior; the first step in caring for patients with ADHD and OCD

Behaviors and habits can change a lot throughout life – from the time a person is a child to when they are an adult. But understanding when these changes impact the ability to function day-to-day is an important first step to identifying specific behavioral conditions and when care might be needed.

Partnership fosters innovation aimed at children who had heart transplants

The multisite project studies whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology could replace invasive biopsies.

World-class procedure at Methodist helps detect lung cancer early

ION Robotic Assisted Bronchoscopy is an innovative procedure that Carle Health Methodist Hospital uses to detect lung cancer when it's at an early, treatable stage. Methodist is the only hospital in the Peoria/ Pekin market to offer ION.

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