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HSHS St. John’s Foundation will celebrate a $35,000 donation from the Downtown Kiwanis Club of Springfield on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at noon. The donation will fund the HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital K-Kart Program.

The Prairie Heart Institute (PHI) at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois, has been reaccredited by Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE). In 2015, the Prairie Heart Institute was the first cardiac catheterization laboratory in Illinois to achieve ACE accreditation and only two other Illinois hospitals have since achieved this accreditation.

HSHS St. John’s Hospital officials joined Springfield Public School District 186 administrators, teachers and students to celebrate the launch of Project Fit America (PFA) at Dubois Elementary School on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. 

HSHS St. John’s Hospital and the Central Counties Health Centers (CCHC) now provide emergency dental services to patients four days a week.

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, many members of the HSHS St. John’s Hospital medical team gathered with former UFC fighter Matt Hughes and his loved ones as they honored two nurses with a special award in a private ceremony that took place on the hospital campus. St. John’s cared for the Hillsboro native after the automobile he was in was hit by a train; Hughes was immediately airlifted to St. John’s on Friday, June 16, 2017.   

HSHS St. John’s Hospital is implementing the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Quality Improvement program (AHA RQI program). This training will help colleagues maintain skill competency and achieve better patient outcomes through more regular, CPR training.
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