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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.

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.

Carle Illinois Clinic treats patients, offers medical students early learning opportunities

A collaboration between Carle and the University of Illinois provides medical students with clinical experience early in medical school training.

Bright minds unite to offer creative solutions to improve healthcare

Illinois ‘citizen scientists’ invited to submit health innovation ideas chance to win $10,000 in idea support.

Innovative New Equipment Improves Patient Access, Image Quality

New Positron Emissions Tomography or PET-CT machine at Carle Cancer Institute paves the way for increased access, faster scanning and diagnosis for patients.

Arm supports stabilize patients’ arms for blood draws

A team of Carle employees came together to help fabricate a device for car doors to assist patients and prevent scratches during blood drive-through at Urbana on Windsor.

The same great care from the comfort and convenience of home

Telehealth and virtual visits surge amidst COVID-19 concerns but likely here to stay, patients and providers say.

Carle Illinois students design COVI-Pod to address PPE shortages

Six classmates set out to tackle the global shortage of PPE. A weekend-long event, the group worked around the clock to design their solution.

It takes a village – each of us doing our part

Flexibility and innovation key indicators to building Carle’s COVID testing capacity.

Carle community among Health Maker Lab finalists

Twenty innovative finalists from across the state of Illinois will pitch their ideas to improve human health. You can cheer them on as they do.

Inspiration abounds for healthcare solutions as Make-A-Thon deadline nears

Organizers of the second annual Illinois Health Make-a-Thon competition invite all state residents – a broader reach this time – to submit their problem-solving ideas by the Jan. 6 deadline.

New research collaborations will alter tomorrow's standard of care

Carle’s Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute connects with Cancer Center at Illinois to establish new possibilities for cancer patients.

Gene therapy serves as game-changer for SMA-stricken Mikaela

“My marching orders are to provide best-practice care to do what’s best for the patient,” Health Alliance Chief Medical Officer said.

Health Make-A-Thon finalist applauds innovation steps for patients

Carle palliative care physician strongly encourages others share their concepts by applying online by the January 6 deadline.

College of Medicine student plans a 'different kind of health fair'

Carle’s Jennie Hsu-Lumetta, MD, serves as health fair faculty advisor to help guide the vision of Sunday's free event.

ACO nurse's experience positions her perfectly to help patients

In her late 20s, Courtney Lawson went to nursing school, making animal care and concerns her full-time hobby.

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