Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine: Carle a "Most Wired" Health System
Carle has achieved the highest ranking possible among those in the nation for the use of technology to manage health information and patient care. Released July 10 in the July issue of Hospitals & Health Networks (HHN) magazine, Carle joins only 153 other U.S. hospitals as a 2012 winner of the Most Wired Survey.
Carle Top Hospital for Care of Women; Only 176 U.S. hospitals achieve 2012 HealthGrades
Carle Foundation Hospital is among the top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals for excellence in women’s healthcare, according to a new report released today by HealthGrades. 15 Illinois hospitals achieved this distinction with Carle being the only hospital in East Central and Southern Illinois*.
Students learn life safety lessons at Progressive Agriculture Safety Days
This spring, the Carle Center for Rural Health and Farm Safety trained nearly 600 students on the importance of safety through three Progressive Agriculture Safety Days®, May 4 in Gibson City, Ill., May 8 in Northern Vermilion County and May 15 in Piatt County. Combined, nearly 30 local businesses, 50 teachers and more than 130 volunteers helped to make the Safety Days possible.
Champaign County safety fair scheduled for June 9
Carle and Safe Kids Champaign County will sponsor the 16th annual Playing It Safe family safety fair on Saturday, June 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Champaign County Fairgrounds. All admissions and activities are free.
Health Alliance members, Carle patients encouraged to talk with doctors about generic prescriptions
By asking the simple question, “Is a generic option available?” patients can save hundreds of dollars a year. That’s why Health Alliance Medical Plans and Carle launched a new website – AskForGenerics.org – to help consumers learn the facts about generic alternatives to brand-name medications.
Grand opening of the Carle Auxiliary Resale Boutique
Thursday, April 19, the Carle Auxiliary hosted the grand opening and ribbon cutting for its latest fundraising initiative, the Carle Auxiliary Resale Boutique.
Carle Foundation Hospital named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals for second year in a row
Carle Foundation Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters for the second year in a row. Carle has earned a place on this annual list by achieving strong overall performance in key healthcare criteria.
Seven physicians receive 2012 Medical Staff Recognition Awards
Carle Foundation Hospital recognized seven professional staff members for their outstanding achievements at the annual Medical Staff Recognition Awards April 4.