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Olson Named ALMH September Employee of the Month

Stacy Olson of Hartsburg has been named the September Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Olson serves as a patient accounts representative at ALMH and has worked in the department for eight years. She was recognized for the honor by a co-worker who was personally impacted by Olson’s kindness and knowledge.
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Free Orthopedic Assessment Clinic Returns to ALMH

The Lincoln Elks #914 Lodge in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will once again sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Tuesday, October 9 from 1pm-3pm at ALMH.
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Jones Named ALMH August Employee of the Month

Rhonda Jones has been named the August Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Jones is a nurse technician in the acute care department at ALMH.
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Free Community Bike Ride and Free Health Screenings and Free Fitness Court Class on August 25

There is no shortage of free and healthy activities this Saturday, August 25. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s Community Health Collaborative is providing a free community bike ride, free health screenings and a free class on the City’s new Fitness Court.
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New Outdoor Fitness Court Launches In Lincoln

The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Community Health Collaborative and the City of Lincoln has partnered with National Fitness Campaign (NFC), inventors of the Fitness Court®, to install and activate a state-of-the-art outdoor gym facility for adults of all fitness levels.
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Parcelle Named ALMH July Employee of the Month

Heather Parcelle of Lincoln has been named the July Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Parcelle is a unit secretary in the emergency department ALMH.
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Free Community Bike Ride and Free Yoga Offered on July 21

Those looking for an activity on a shoestring budget have two choices this Saturday, July 21. The ALMH Community Health Collaborative is providing a community bike ride and a free yoga class to anyone in the community.
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Talk & Taste with ALMH Dietitian Jennifer DiPasquale This Saturday, July 7

Community members are invited to join ALMH dietitian Jennifer DiPasquale at The ALMH Market for a seasonal, local-foods discussion of tomatoes this Saturday, July 7 at 9:30am. DiPasquale is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. ALMH Market bags and market tokens will be given away at the event along with free samples. Although walk-ins are welcome, samples are limited. Individuals who are interested in the Talk and Taste are encouraged to sign up on the Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/thealmhmarket, or by calling 217-605-5701.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation Awards $80,000 in Healthcare Career Scholarships

The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation board has named four recipients of the 2018 Healthcare Career Scholarship. David Curry, Lindsey Goodwin, Katie Hunsley all of Lincoln and Hannah Freer of Mt. Pulaski were selected as recipients after a rigorous application process that included three rounds of interviews with members of the ALMH leadership team and foundation directors. Each student will receive $20,000 to help fund their pursuit of a degree. The award includes an agreement to work at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (ALMH) in Lincoln following graduation.
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Gasparin Named ALMH June Employee of the Month

Jeremy Gasparin of Lincoln has been named the June Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Gasparin is an information systems specialist in the informations system department at ALMH.
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ALMH Market Talk & Taste with Tony Curcuru on Saturday, June 16

At 9:30am this Saturday, June 16, community members are invited to join Tony Curcuru at The ALMH Market for a discussion of his travels through the Italian countryside. Samples of three authentic Italian dishes that he learned to make during his 7-month food and farming journey through Italy will be available. Participants will have a chance to win one of five gift certificates to Sorrento’s, Tony’s family restaurant in downtown Lincoln.
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Free Orthopedic Assessment Clinic Returns to ALMH

The Lincoln Elks #914 Lodge in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will once again sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Tuesday, June 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. at ALMH.
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ALMH Run/Walk Registration Open

On Saturday, September 22, the annual Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Run/Walk will take place at 8am at Edward Madigan State Park. The event features 5K and 10K options and will take place rain or shine. This is a chip-timed and course certified event.
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Wellness Author Hosts Talk and Taste at The ALMH Market June 2

Community members are invited to join professor of the health and wellness sciences and author of seven books Dr. Frank Ardito at The ALMH Market for the season’s first free “Talk and Taste”. The author will host a wellness discussion and provide samples of three recipes from his cookbook The Self-Care Cookbook this Saturday, June 2 at 9:30am. Ten copies of his cookbook will be given away at the event.
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Community Bike Ride on Saturday, May 26

Cyclists of all ages and skills are invited to join The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Market’s first free community bike ride of the season this Saturday, May 26. Guided by ALMH Hospitalist Hal Mohammed, MD, the ride will begin at 10am and be approximately 5 miles long throughout the City of Lincoln.
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Smock Earns Daisy Award At ALMH

Chelsey Smock was recently recognized recently as the spring 2018 Daisy Award recipient at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. The award is part of the national DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.
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The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Market Opening Bell Rings May 12 at 8 a.m.

The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Market will launch its third season on Saturday, May 12. The producer-only farmers market will be held rain or shine on Saturdays through September 29 from 8 a.m. – Noon in the Expo Building at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, Illinois.
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ALMH Receives National Award for Excellence and Innovation in Sustainability

In recognition for leading the health care industry in sustainability and environmental stewardship, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital received the prominent Greenhealth Emerald Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The award is one of the Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor environmental achievements in the health care sector.
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Memorial Health System’s Hospitals Lift Visitor Flu Restrictions

With flu cases in Illinois declining, Memorial Health System’s four hospitals have lifted their visitor restrictions.
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Spring Menu Makeover for People with Diabetes

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital provides a free education group for people with diabetes mellitus. The group meets the third Friday of the month in the Wombacher Room at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. This month the group will meet on Friday, April 20 to discuss the topic, “Spring Menu Makeover.” Attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite recipes.
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Belley Named ALMH March Employee of the Month

Kelly Belley of Lincoln has been named the March Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Belley is a Registered Nurse in the emergency department.
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The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Farmers Market Seeks Volunteers for Third Season

The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Market will launch its third season on Saturday, May 12. The producer-only farmers market will be held rain or shine on Saturdays through September 29 from 8am – NOON in the Expo Building at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, Illinois. On Wednesday, April 11 potential volunteers are invited to attend a volunteer orientation at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital from 6pm-7:30pm. The orientation will offer interested individuals an opportunity to learn ab
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ALMH Offers Free Prenatal Class

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital reminds expecting families that each month it offers a free prenatal class. The next 3-hour class will be held Sunday, March 25 from 1pm – 4pm. The class will be held in Steinfort A at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital located at 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln, Illinois.
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Free Orthopedic Assessment Clinic Returns to ALMH

The Lincoln Elks #914 Lodge in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will once again sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Tuesday, April 10 from 1pm-3pm at ALMH. The clinic is by appointment only.  The clinic is an ideal time to have a child reviewed for bone and joint development.  If your child has an uncorrectable deformity, complains of back, knee, leg, ankle pain or has a back curvature, they can be seen at
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Carr Named ALMH February Employee of the Month

Karla Carr of Delavan has been named the February Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Carr is senior occupational therapist and works in the rehabilitation department.
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OFFERS FREE COLON CANCER SCREENING KITS

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is the leading cause of death in the United States (men and women combined), yet is highly preventable, detectable, and treatable. Many people with precancerous conditions or early colon cancer don’t know it. That is why screening is so important. The National Cancer Institute reports that in Logan County, Illinois colon cancer death rates are higher than the state and national average. In an effort to encourage screenings, Abrah
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Celebrates Heart Month with Red Hats for Newborns

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital and the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting and crocheting red hats for all babies born at the Lincoln hospital in February.
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL RECEIVES ACCREDITATION FROM COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Illinois based on results of a recent on-site inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.
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ALMH Offers Free Screenings at the Wellness Expo

The Logan County Department of Public Health, Lincoln Park District, and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital are excited to invite the public to the free Wellness Expo on Saturday, February 17 from 9:00am – 1:00pm at the Lincoln Park District. Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will be on-site providing a variety of services including free health screenings.
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Healthcare Careers Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications are now available for the 2018 Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation Healthcare Careers Scholarship.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, County Health Department to Assess Logan County's Health Needs

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital and the Logan County Department of Public Health are seeking input from the public to assess the health needs of the residents of Logan County.
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Looking for 5th Graders to Show Us Their Favorite GO! Foods

The Logan County Department of Public Health, Lincoln Park District and the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Community Health Collaborative are excited to invite all Logan County fifth graders to participate in this year’s Wellness Expo contest.
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Springfield Hospitals, County Health Department Collaborate on Project to Assess Sangamon County's Health Needs

Memorial Medical Center, HSHS St. John’s Hospital and the Sangamon County Department of Public Health are once again collaborating on a project to assess the health needs of the residents of Sangamon County.
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It’s a Girl! ALMH Welcomes First Baby of 2018

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital proudly welcomed its first baby of 2018 on Wednesday, January 3 at 10:56pm. Scarlett Gracelynn weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long at birth. Ashley Martinez and Eddie Skelton, Jr. of Lincoln are the proud parents. She has 2 sisters and 1 brother.
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ALMH Community Health Collaborative Offers SAFE RIDES

There’s a safer alternative to driving for anyone who has too much to drink at Lincoln bars during the holiday season. Safe Ride is a free ride home from bars within the city of Lincoln sponsored by the ALMH Community Health Collaborative.
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Memorial Health System Seeks Volunteers to Knit Hats for Newborns

Memorial Health System is seeking volunteers to crochet or knit tiny red hats for babies born in February.
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Free Orthopedic Assessment Clinic Returns to ALMH

The Lincoln Elks #914 Lodge in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will once again sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Tuesday, January 9 from 1pm to 3:00pm at ALMH.
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Visitors to Memorial Health System Hospitals Encouraged to Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Influenza

Illinois is experiencing a severe flu season, with many people experiencing flu-like symptoms throughout Illinois, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Casie Milner Named 2017 ALMH Employee of the Year

ALMH Emergency Room Nurse Casie Milner of Springfield, Illinois has been named the 2017 Employee of the Year at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. ALMH president and CEO Dolan Dalpoas presented the award to Milner at the ALMH Holiday and Award Celebration on December 1, 2017 held at the Knights of Columbus in Lincoln. Milner was selected by her peers from the 2017 employees of the month to receive the honor.
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Holiday Helpings for People with Diabetes

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital provides a free education group for people with diabetes mellitus. The group meets the third Friday of the month at the Oasis Senior Center located at 2810 Woodlawn Road in Lincoln. This month the group will meet on Friday, December 15 from 11am to 12pm and discuss the topic, “Holiday Helpings.”
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Memorial Health System Seeks Volunteers to Knit Hats for Newborns

As part of the American Heart Association's Little Hats, Big Hearts campaign, Memorial Health System is seeking volunteers to crochet or knit tiny red hats for babies born in February.
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ALMH Offers Free Prenatal Class

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital reminds expecting families that each month it offers a free prenatal class. The next 3-hour class will be held Sunday, December 10 from 1pm – 4pm. The class will be held in Steinfort A at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital located at 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln, Illinois.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Honored for Excellence in Quality of Care, Top Performance

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) recently recognized Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for its ongoing commitment to exceptional quality of care, during a ceremony held November 14th at the I Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Quality, Outcomes and Patient Perspective

Today, on National Rural Health Day, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality, Outcomes, and Patient Perspective reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation.
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Jones Named November ALMH Employee of the Month

Lisa Jones of Delavan has been named the November Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Jones is an MRI technologist and works in the radiology department.
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Memorial Health System Recognized with Quality Award from International Hospital Federation

Memorial Health System earned one of the top excellence awards from the International Hospital Federation.
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’Tis the Season Luncheon and Card Party Tickets on Sale

Tickets are on sale now for ‘Tis the Season Holiday Luncheon and Card Party, a fundraising tradition of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. The event raises funds for the local Lifeline program. This year, the event will take place at the American Legion on December 4, 2017 at noon. Lunch will be catered by Pat Bay of LincolnLand Catering.
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Annual Ceremony Lights Up ALMH

The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation is pleased to launch the 30th Annual Light Up a Life Campaign at ALMH. Each year, thousands of individuals and groups are celebrated through a campaign inviting the community to honor those living, remember those who have passed, or show appreciation to those healthcare professionals providing great care.
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Pollice Named October ALMH Employee of the Month

Amanda Pollice of Lincoln has been named the October Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Pollice is an echo technician and works in the cardiopulmonary department
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Wellness Expo Vendor Registration Opens

Logan County businesses and organizations are invited to bring their health-related offerings to the 2018 Wellness Expo on Saturday, February 17 from 9am – 1pm at the Lincoln Park District. The event is expected to bring over 600 community members together in celebration of healthy behaviors.
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Free Orthopedic Assessment Clinic Returns to ALMH

The Lincoln Elks #914 Lodge in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will once again sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Tuesday, October 10 from 1pm to 3:00pm at ALMH.
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ALMH Announces September Employee of the Month

Diane Buse of Lincoln has been named the September Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Buse has worked as a unit secretary in the acute care department at ALMH for over seven years.
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The ALMH Market Ends Its Regular Season September 30

The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Market will hold its final market of the regular season on Saturday, September 30 from 8am to noon at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln. And while summer is coming to an end there is still a variety of Illinois-grown produce available.
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ALMH Offers Free Prenatal Classes

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital reminds expecting families that each month it offers a free prenatal class. The next 3-hour class will be held Sunday, September 24 from 1pm – 4pm. The class will be held in Steinfort A at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital located at 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln, Illinois.
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Memorial Health System Earns Quality Excellence Award from Illinois Hospital Association

Memorial Health System received one of the top honors today in a statewide quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) – the fifth quality award that the health system has received from the association in the last five years.
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Hidden in Plain Sight for Adults

Since February 2016, the ALMH Community Health Collaborative, previously known as Healthy Communities Partnership, has been working with members across the community to address the opioid crisis. A resulting action plan was developed containing activities to address prevention, harm reduction, enforcement and treatment.
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ALMH Run/Walk Registration Open

On Saturday, Oct. 7, The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Run/Walk will take place at 9 a.m. at Edward Madigan State Park. The event features 5K and 10K options and will take place rain or shine. This is a chip-timed and course certified event.
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Hudson Named August ALMH Employee of the Month

Sherry Hudson of Kenney, Illinois has been named the August Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Hudson has worked in the medical records department at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital since October 2012.
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ALMH Offers Free Prenatal Class

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital reminds expecting families that each month it offers a free prenatal class. The next 3-hour class will be held Sunday, Aug. 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. The class will be held in Steinfort A at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital located at 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln, Illinois.
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Bland Named July ALMH Employee of the Month

Charlotte Bland of Hartsburg, Illinois has been named the July Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Bland has worked as a registered nurse at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in the obstetrics department for over 14 years.
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Safe Ride Available for the Logan County Fair

The ALMH Community Health Collaborative is encouraging those who attend the Logan County Fair and drink alcohol to utilize SAFE RIDES, a free ride home to prevent drunk driving accidents.
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ALMH Offers Free Prenatal Classes

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital reminds expecting families that each month it offers a free prenatal class.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Named Among Most Wired in Nation

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (ALMH) is one of the nation’s most wired hospitals, according to the Hospital & Health Networks’ 19th annual Health Care’s Most Wired Survey.
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Howard Named June ALMH Employee of the Month

Casie Howard of Southern View, Illinois has been named the June Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Howard has worked as a registered nurse at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in the emergency department for over five years.
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Sleep Disorder Center at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln Receives Program Accreditation

The Sleep Disorder Center at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation Names Scholarship Recipient

The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation has named Emma O’Donoghue of Lincoln as the 2017 Healthcare Career Scholarship recipient. Ms. O’Donoghue will receive a total of $20,000 over four years to help pursue her healthcare education.
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Monkman Named May ALMH Employee of the Month

Christopher Monkman of Clinton, Illinois has been named the May Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Memorial Health System CEO Ed Curtis to Receive Honorary Doctorate During UIS Commencement

Edgar J. Curtis, president and CEO of Memorial Health System, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of Illinois on May 13 during commencement ceremonies for the University of Illinois Springfield.
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Pourchot Named April ALMH Employee of the Month

Tammy Pourchot of Emden, Illinois has been named the April Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Pourchot has worked at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for 18 years.
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Prom Time and Underage Drinking

It’s not uncommon for parents to worry about underage drinking and their teenager’s safety on the road, especially on prom night. And the prom season is upon us. Healthy Communities Partnership reminds the community about the local DrunkStopper program as a way to be proactive and keep our children and our streets safer on prom night and every night of the year.
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ALMH Receives National Award for Sustainability, Waste Reduction

Practice Greenhealth Partner Recognition Award honors emerging leaders in environmental stewardship
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Memorial Health System Hospitals Lift Visitor Flu Restrictions

With flu cases in Illinois declining, Memorial Health System’s four hospitals, including Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, have lifted their visitor restrictions.
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ALMH Offers Free Prenatal Class

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital reminds expecting families that each month it offers a free prenatal class. The next 3-hour class will be held Sunday, April 30 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The class will be held in Steinfort A at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Bell Named March ALMH Employee of the Month

Vicky Bell has been named the March Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Bell has worked as the nursing administrative assistant in the nursing administration at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for 16 years.
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ALMH Named as 2017 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Illinois was recently named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health.
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Dunn Named February ALMH Employee of the Month

Eric Dunn of Springfield was been named the February Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Dunn has worked as a Registered Nurse in the acute care department at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for 15 years.
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Rigg Named January ALMH Employee of the Month

At the age of 17 Hazel Rigg was working in a long term care facility and immediately knew that she wanted to be a nurse. She completed her nursing degree after high school and now has a nursing career that includes experience in a variety of settings such as long term care, physician offices and hospital intensive care units. Rigg currently works in the acute care department at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Illinois.
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The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Farmers Market Reopens May 13

The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation is thrilled to announce a return of their initiative to improve the health of the people and communities in Logan and eastern Mason County. The ALMH Market will reopen on Saturday, May 13 and continue rain or shine on Saturdays through September 30.
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ALMH Offers Free Prenatal Classes

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital announced today that it is offering free prenatal classes to expecting mothers. The classes will be offered monthly with the first class scheduled for Sunday, January 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. The classes will be held in Steinfort A at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Visitors to Memorial Health System Hospitals Encouraged to Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Influenza

Illinois is experiencing a severe flu season, with many people experiencing flu-like symptoms throughout Illinois, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Influenza Precautions in Place at Memorial Health System Hospitals

Visitors to Memorial Health System Hospitals Encouraged to Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Influenza
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It’s a Boy! ALMH Welcomes First Baby of 2017

Cody and Monica Baker of Lincoln welcomed their first child precisely on his due date, January 1. And with that, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital proudly welcomed its first baby of 2017. Baby boy Landon Andrew Baker arrived at 2:25am weighing 9 pounds, 5 ounces and measuring 19 ¼ inches long at birth.
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Oesterlein Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has announced Anett Oesterlein of Pekin as the December Employee of the Month. Oesterlein joined the ALMH laboratory department in April 2012 and serves as a medical laboratory technician.
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Mary Jean Blythe Named 2016 ALMH Employee of the Year

Mary Jean Blythe of Lincoln has been named the 2016 Employee of the Year at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Memorial Health System CEO to Chair Illinois Health and Hospital Association Board

Edgar J. Curtis, president and CEO of Memorial Health System in Springfield, will become chair of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association's 2017 board of trustees on Jan. 1.
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’Tis the Season Luncheon and Card Party Tickets on Sale

Tickets are on sale now for ‘Tis the Season Holiday Luncheon and Card Party, a fundraising tradition of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. The event raises funds for the local Lifeline program.
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Blythe Named November ALMH Employee of the Month

Mary Jean Blythe of Lincoln has been named the November Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Blythe has worked in the obstetrics department at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for 21 years.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership in Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction and Financial Strength

ALMH today announced it has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in outcomes, patient satisfaction, and financial strength reflecting top quartile performance among all rural acute care hospitals in the nation.
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Henry-Dahm Named October ALMH Employee of the Month

Paula Henry-Dahm of Mason City has been named the October Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Cade Named September ALMH Employee of the Month

Jackie Cade was been named the September ALMH employee of the month. Cade has worked at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for 37 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in medical technology and works as medical technologist in the laboratory department.
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Richardson Named August ALMH Employee of the Month

Kara Richardson has been named the August ALMH employee of the month. Richardson has been a nurse in the emergency department at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for six years.
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Valdes Named July ALMH Employee of the Month

Vivian Dahmm De Valdes of Lincoln has been named the July employee of the month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Valdes is a registered nurse in the perioperative services department at ALMH.
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Davis Named June ALMH Employee of the Month

Melissa Davis of New Holland, Illinois has been named the June employee of the month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation Names Scholarship Recipients

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation (ALMH-F) has recently named two 2016 Healthcare Career Scholarship recipients.
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Barry Named May ALMH Employee of the Month

Candace Barry of Lincoln has been named the May ALMH employee of the month.
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Memorial’s Be Aware Women’s Fair Accepting Exhibitors

Memorial Medical Center is accepting applications for exhibitors to participate in its seventh annual Be Aware Women’s Fair in October.
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iVantage Names Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Once again, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Illinois has been named one of iVantage Health Analytics’ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States. This is the third time that Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has earned Top 100 designation.
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Bullinger Named April ALMH Employee of the Month

Depending on the day, you may find Crystal Bullinger performing x-rays, fluoroscopy, bone density scans, CAT scans or scheduling appointments for diagnostic tests. As a radiology and computed tomography technologist, no day is ever the same.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation Supports Hospice

Donor gifts make hospice patient wishes come true, help families cope with grief.
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The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Farmers Market to Launch May 21

The Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation is thrilled to announce their latest initiative to improve the health of the people and communities in Logan and eastern Mason County.
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Rohrer Named March ALMH Employee of the Month

As a Radiography, Mammography, and CT Technologist at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Taylor Rohrer has an opportunity to be part of the great healthcare given to the Logan County and eastern Mason County communities. And that’s why she loves her job.
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Lincoln Resident to Begin Dream Job

You know the feeling. It’s a mix of nervous butterflies combined with budding excitement that only builds the closer you get to starting something new. And for Hannah Sheley, a soon-to-be pharmacy graduate from Lincoln, it represents the starting block of her chosen career path.
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Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois Renamed Memorial Behavioral Health

To stress the importance of behavioral health to overall wellness and to strengthen its connection to Memorial Health System, Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois has changed its name to Memorial Behavioral Health.
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Craig Named February ALMH Employee of the Month

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has announced Mark Craig of Emden as the February Employee of the Month. Craig joined ALMH in 2014 as a sports enhancement specialist in the rehabilitation department.
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Decatur Memorial Hospital Joins the BJC Collaborative

Decatur Memorial Hospital has joined The BJC Collaborative, a collaboration among health care systems throughout Illinois, Missouri and Eastern Kansas.
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Logan County Begins Collaboration Efforts to Address Heroin

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, heroin use has increased significantly in the past few years, and it continues to rise.
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O’Donoghue Named January ALMH Employee of the Month

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has announced Rhonda O’Donoghue of Lincoln as the January Employee of the Month. O’Donoghue is a member of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital surgery team.
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Memorial Health System Annual Report Available Online

Visitors to ChooseMemorial.org can access a PDF file of the 2015 annual report for the seven-affiliate health system, which includes patient testimonials and significant achievements realized on behalf of the patients and communities served by the health system.
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Memorial Health System’s Curtis Elected Chair-Elect of Illinois Health and Hospital Association Board

Edgar J. Curtis, president and CEO of Memorial Health System in Springfield, has been elected chair-elect of the 2016 Illinois Health and Hospital Association’s board of trustees.
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It’s a Boy! ALMH Welcomes First Baby of 2016

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital proudly welcomed its first baby of 2016 on Saturday, January 2. Erin Mason and her fiancé Chuck Ray, both of Bloomington, welcomed their baby boy Finn at 1:47 pm. Finn weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 ¼ inches long at birth.
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Meador Named December ALMH Employee of the Month

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has announced Bobbi Meador of Decatur as the December Employee of the Month.
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’Tis the Season Luncheon and Card Party Winners Announced

The 2015 ‘Tis the Season Holiday Luncheon and Card Party, a fundraising tradition of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, took place on December 7, 2015. This year’s event was supported by 155 attendees, the biggest to date, with all the proceeds supporting the local Lifeline Program.
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Wellness Expo Exhibitor Registration Opens

Logan County businesses and organizations are invited to bring their health-related offerings to the 2016 Wellness Expo on Saturday, February 20 from 9.a.m. to 1.p.m. at the Lincoln Park District.
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Sherrie Carlin Named 2015 ALMH Employee of the Year

Sherrie Carlin of Chestnut has been named the 2015 Employee of the Year at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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ALMH Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital announced today that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
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ALMH Announces Sports Certified Specialist

Amy Knox, a physical therapist with Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, has earned certification as a Sports Certified Specialist from the American Physical Therapy Association.
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Jean Named November ALMH Employee of the Month

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has announced Terri Ann Jean of Lincoln as the November Employee of the Month.
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Runyon Named October ALMH Employee of the Month

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has announced Roberta Runyon of Broadwell as the October Employee of the Month.
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Flubacker Earns Daisy Award at ALMH

Morgan Flubacker of Midland City was recently recognized recently as the Fall 2015 Daisy Award recipient at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Completes Community Health Need Assessment

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has completed a community health need assessment and placed the document online for the public.
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Memorial Medical Center Named Comprehensive Stroke Center

Memorial is One of Only Two Illinois Hospitals Outside of Chicago to Achieve Certification.
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Powers Named September ALMH Employee of the Month

When you enter the doors of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital there is a good possibility that you will be greeted by Diane Powers of Lincoln, the ALMH September Employee of the Month.
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Neal Named August ALMH Employee of the Month

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has announced Jeff Neal of Emden as the August Employee of the Month. Neal has worked at ALMH for almost five years. He is currently serving as a Sterile Processing Technician but began at ALMH in the Environmental Services department.
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Becker's Hospital Review Names ALMH One of the 50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know

For the first time, Becker's Hospital Review has published a list of "50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know" in the United States and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Illinois has been named to the list.
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Bruns Named July ALMH Employee of the Month

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has announced Sasha Bruns of Lincoln as the July Employee of the Month. Bruns has worked at ALMH for three years. She is currently a Medical Records Associate in the Medical Records Department.
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Wilson Named Administrator of Marketing and Communications for Memorial Health System

Molly Wilson has joined Memorial Health System as administrator of marketing and communications.
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ALMH Named 2015 Most Wired: Most Wired Hospitals Focus on Security and Patient Engagement

Health data security and patient engagement are top priorities for the nation’s hospitals, according to results of the 17th annual HealthCare’s Most Wired™ survey, released today by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
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Memorial Earns National Honor for Learning Commitment

Memorial Health System was the highest ranked healthcare system to receive a national award for its commitment to learning innovation.
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Glascock Named June ALMH Employee of the Month

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has announced Jennifer Glascock of Lincoln as the June Employee of the Month.
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ALMH Foundation Gifts Certified Course to Public

On July 8 at 9 a.m., Logan County will welcome its first race course certified by USA Track and Field (USATF), the national governing body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States.
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ALMH Honors Volunteers

To celebrate their volunteers, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital held their annual spring recognition luncheon at the America Legion in Lincoln.
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Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation Names Scholarship Recipients

Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation (ALHF) has named three 2015 Healthcare Career Scholarship recipients.
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Lincoln Elks, Illinois Elks and ALMH Bring Free Clinic to Children

The Lincoln Elks #914 Lodge in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will once again sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Tuesday, June 23 at ALMH.
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HCP Shines the Spotlight on Central Elementary Healthy Superstars

When this year's fifth grade health fair contest rules were sent out to Logan County schools this winter, Amanda Geary's class at Central Elementary School in Lincoln was excited for the challenge and went right to work.
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Snodgrass Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Paula Snodgrass, RN, has been named the May employee of the month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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ALMH Offers Free Concussion Baseline Test

When the head moves rapidly back and forth it may cause a mild form of traumatic brain injury called a concussion. Concussions are very serious injuries with potentially catastrophic effects and can occur in any sport or physical activity.
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iVantage Names ALMH Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States.
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Schieffer Earns Daisy Award at ALMH

Jessica Schieffer of Lincoln was recognized recently as the Spring 2015 Daisy Award recipient at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. The award is part of the national DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.
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Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation Invites Public to Community Open House

A community open house will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, for the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation, at the intersection of Rutledge and Miller streets on the Memorial Medical Center campus.
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Bramwell Named April ALMH Employee of the Month

Seth Bramwell of Lincoln has been named the April employee of the month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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ALMH Auxiliary Hosts Mini-Medical Days

Being admitted to the hospital can create anxieties for adults and be even more intimidating for children. The ALMH Auxiliary welcomes local children to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital each year during the months of March and April to show them that a hospital stay doesn’t need to be frightening. The next Mini-Medical Day is planned for April 16.
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Dean Named March ALMH Employee of the Month

Jade Dean of New Holland, Illinois was been named the March employee of the month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Chester East Lincoln CATCHES Healthy Behaviors

This year, Chester East Lincoln and New Holland Middletown Elementary School took a large step toward creating a healthy school environment for their students.
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Memorial Health System Annual Report Available Online

Memorial Health System's annual report is now available to the public online.
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Tutter Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Penny Tutter of Lincoln was named the February employee of the month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation Supports Hospice

A check representing collective donor gifts of $11,571.68 from the Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation's Dr. Wayne J. Schall Hospice Fund was recently presented to Memorial Home Services staff members who work with Logan County patients and their families.
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Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation Presents Funds to Logan-Mason Rehabilitation Center

The Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation has presented funds to Logan-Mason Rehabilitation Center.
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Carlin Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Sherrie Carlin of Chestnut was named the January 2015 employee of the month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Community Health Fair Looking for Exhibitors

Businesses and organizations are invited to bring their health-related offerings to the Community Health Fair planned for March 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln Park District.
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Diabetes Support Group at ALMH

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will continue to provide a free support group for people with diabetes. Family members, caregivers, and friends are also invited to attend.
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ALMH Supports Organ Donation on Rose Parade Float

For the second year in a row, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is proud to play a role in the parade with a dedicated rose on the Donate Life float.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Awarded Hospital Accreditation from the Joint Commission

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation.
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Tracy Curry Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Tracy Curry of Lincoln has been named the December employee of the month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Carol Skorzak Named ALMH Employee of the Year

Carol Skorzak of Lincoln has been named the 2014 Employee of the Year at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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ALMH Earns ACR Accreditation

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
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Jessica Davison Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Jessica Davison of Beason has been named the November Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Carol Skorzak Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Carol Skorzak of Lincoln has been named the October Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Diabetes 101 to Educate Care Providers Offered in Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital's Healthy Communities Partnership and Memorial Physician Services are kicking off National Diabetes Awareness month in November with a community education event.
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Bringing Outdoor Trails to Logan County

Almost a year ago, a public meeting brought together over 30 individuals to discuss the bicycle and trailway master plan developed under the guidance of the Logan County Regional Planning Commission.
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Dawn Draper Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Dawn Draper of Lincoln has been named the September Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Lincoln Elks, Illinois Elks and ALMH Bring Free Clinic to Children

The Lincoln Elks #914 Lodge in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will once again sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on October 7, 2014 at ALMH. Assessments will be conducted by David Olysav, MD.
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Memorial Home Services Hospice Seeks Volunteers

Memorial Home Services Hospice will offer training in October to people who are interested in serving as volunteers.
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Semple Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Becky Semple of Hartsburg has been recognized as the August Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Semple works as a polysomnographer in the Cardio-Pulmonary Department.
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Free Diabetes Support Group Offered at ALMH

According to the Healthy Communities Institute, diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in the United States in 2007.
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After Hip Replacement at ALMH, Active Senior Ready to Return to Bowling

Shirley Hackett regularly hit 200 when she was a league bowler, but pain in her joints caused her to quit mid-game.
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Rigg Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Kalli Rigg of Atlanta has been recognized as the July Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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HCP Adds Breastfeeding Task Force

Healthy Communities Partnership announced today that a new task force has been established in order to promote and encourage breastfeeding in Logan County.
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ALMH Receives National Recognition for Its Support of Perioperative Nursing Certification

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce it has recently earned the CNOR® Strong designation from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI).
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ALMH Named Among Most Wired in Nation

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (ALMH) has been named among the nation’s most wired hospitals in the Hospital & Health Networks’ 16th annual Health Care’s Most Wired Survey.
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Memorial Home Services Hospice, ALMH to Sponsor Free Seminar on Discussing End-Of-Life Wishes

Memorial Home Services Hospice and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will host a free seminar in July on how people can discuss end-of-life wishes with their loved ones.
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Shaw Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Janna Shaw of Lincoln has be recognized as the June Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Sanders Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Rachel Sanders of Lincoln has been recognized as the May Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Lincoln Elks, Illinois Elks and ALMH Bring Free Clinic to Children

After a long absence from the area and two years of working to bring the service back to Logan County, the Elks were thrilled to welcome 10 families to the Elks Orthopedic Assessment Clinic held at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital on April 8, 2014.
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ALMH Physical Therapy Adds New Treatment: Dry Needling

When you are experiencing muscle pain, it is difficult to focus on anything else. Luckily, there are many options available to help find relief.
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ALMH Announces New Website Coming Soon

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital announced updates to its website, ALMH.org, that include changes to navigation and look and feel.
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Heidbreder Earns DAISY Award at ALMH

Teresa Heidbreder of Middletown was recognized this week as the first DAISY Award recipient in Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital history.
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Estep Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Kara Estep of Lincoln was born at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln and now, 24 years later, she has been honored with the Employee of the Month award.
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ALMH Fitness Expert: 6 Tips to Kick-Start Your Workout

Getting back into an exercise routine when you've spent the winter months in near hibernation takes effort, but the health benefits are worth it, an athletic trainer with Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital said.
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ALMH Auxiliary Hosts Mini-Medical Days

Being admitted to the hospital can create anxieties for adults and be even more intimidating for children.
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Charles Callahan Named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Memorial Health System

Charles Callahan, senior vice president and chief quality officer for Memorial Health System, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective April 1.
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Memorial Health System, Passavant Area Hospital Affiliation Approved

Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville has cleared all regulatory approvals and has become the fourth hospital to join Memorial Health System.
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Lincoln Elks, Illinois Elks and ALMH Bring Free Clinic to Children


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Owens Named ALMH Employee of the Month

When Debbie Owens of Lincoln began her first job after high school at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital she might not have know it but she chose her career.
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ALMH Urges Logan County Residents to be Screened for Colorectal Cancer in March

In an effort to reduce Logan County's colon-cancer rate below the statewide average, healthcare professionals at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital are urging residents to be screened for colon cancer in March.
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Memorial Health System Hospitals Lift Visitor Flu Restrictions

With flu cases in Illinois declining, Memorial Health System's three hospitals - Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Memorial Medical Center in Springfield and Taylorville Memorial Hospital - have lifted their visitor restrictions.
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ALMH Offers Diabetic Classes

If you're diabetic and looking to lead a healthier lifestyle, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is offering a popular class that is covered by insurance.
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Beutel Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Erica Beutel of Morton has been named the February Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
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Lincoln Elks, Illinois Elks and ALMH Bring Free Clinic to Children

The Lincoln Elks #914 Lodge in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children's Care Corporation and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will sponsor a free children's orthopedic assessment clinic on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at ALMH.
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Community Health Fair Looking for Exhibitors

Logan County businesses and organizations are invited to bring their health-related offerings to the Community Health Fair that will be held this year on March 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln Park District.
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ALHFoundation Supports Mental Health Center of Central Illinois

The Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation has presented funds to Logan-Mason Rehabilitation Center participants.
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Healthcare Careers Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications are now available for the 2014 Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation Healthcare Careers Scholarship.
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David Alexander's Five Doves is Dedicated

Local artist David Alexander's stained glass creation entitled "Five Doves" was dedicated on Jan. 27 at ALMH.
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DeWilde Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Arlene DeWilde of Lincoln has been named the January Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
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Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation Supports Hospice

A check representing collective donor gifts of $10,739 from the Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation's Dr. Wayne J. Schall Hospice Fund was recently presented to Memorial Home Services staff who work with Logan County patients and their families.
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Memorial Health System Annual Report Available Online

Memorial Health System's annual report is now available to the public online.
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Extraordinary Nurses to be Recognized at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is accepting nominations to nationally recognize outstanding nursing with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses.
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Memorial Health System, Passavant Area Hospital to Pursue Affiliation

Memorial Health System chairman of the board James P. Bruner and Passavant Area Hospital board chairwoman Janet M. Terry have announced the two organizations have signed an affiliation agreement that would make Passavant the Springfield-based health system's fourth hospital, pending regulatory approvals.
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ALMH Dedicates Rose in the Rose Bowl Parade

On January 1, 2014 the 125th Rose Parade themed “Dreams Come True,” will feature floral floats, spirited marching bands and high-stepping equestrian units along Colorado Boulevard in Pasedena, California. This year, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is proud to play a role in the parade with a dedicated rose on the Donate Life float.
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Nikki Hamilton Named December ALMH Employee of the Month

Nikki Hamilton of Springfield has been named the December Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
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Darla Ludolph Named 2013 ALMH Employee of the Year

Darla Ludolph of Williamsville has been named the 2013 Employee of the Year at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Logan County Trail System Moving Forward

On Oct. 29, around 25 people gathered at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital to discuss the trail plan for Logan County.
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Local Convenience, Friendly Hospital Staff Important to New Mom

When Ally Leesman's first baby was born last month, she was glad that she decided to deliver her baby at the local hospital.
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Frost Named ALMH November Employee of the Month

Tom Frost of Lincoln has been named the November Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
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Ludolph Named ALMH October Employee of the Month

Darla Ludolph of Williamsville has been named the October Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
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3rd Annual Moving Forward 5K Results

The Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation and Memorial SportsCare at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital announced the winners of the 3rd Annual Moving Forward 5K held on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Over 130 runners and walkers of all fitness levels participated in the event at Edward Madigan State Park in Lincoln. Proceeds support local wellness programs in Logan County.
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Logan County Trailway Effort Continues, Public Invited to Planning Meeting

A Logan County, Illinois bicycle and trailway master plan was developed under the guidance of the Logan County Regional Planning Commission. The design was completed by Farnsworth Group using a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation. The master plan provides a framework to facilitate transportation enhancements for bicyclists, pedestrians, in-line skaters and non-motorized vehicles throughout all of Logan County.
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After Hip Replacement at ALMH, Lincoln Man Resumes Active Lifestyle

Gerardo Valdes struggled with pain in his left hip for nearly a year and a half before he decided it was time to listen to his wife’s advice and have it checked out.
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Memorial Health System Earns Quality Excellence Award from Illinois Hospital Association

Memorial Health System captured top honors in the healthcare system category in a quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Hospital Association.
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McCoy Named ALMH September Employee of the Month

Roger McCoy of Normal has been named the September Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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ALMH Auxiliary Purchases Pulse Oximeters for OB Unit

The ALMH Auxiliary is an organization that supports the services and programs of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Recently, the group moved forward with an equipment purchase for the ALMH Obstetrics Unit that has the potential to save lives.
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Hamrick Named ALMH August Employee of the Month

Judy Hamrick of Williamsville has been named the August Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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ALMH is a Great Place that Gives to Local Food Pantry

Community responsibility is a core value of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. For the past several years, the ALMH Employee Activity Committee has conducted several food drives to collect items to help local families in need.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Named Among Most Wired in Nation

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has been named among the nation's most wired hospitals in the 15th annual Health Care's Most Wired Survey.
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Tjelle Named ALMH July Employee of the Month

Ina Tjelle of Lincoln has been named the July Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
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Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation (ALHF) has named two 2013 Healthcare Career Scholarship recipients.
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Happs Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage with Vow Renewal at ALMH Chapel

When Lester Happ was admitted to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital it was clear to him and his wife, Carol, that he would likely be spending their 60th wedding anniversary at the hospital.
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Sedlacek Named June Employee of the Month at ALMH

Timothy Sedlacek of Springfield has been named the June Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Sedlacek has worked as a trauma nurse specialist in the Emergency Department for the past nine years.
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Anne Sydney Names Nurse of the Year at ALMH

After more than three decades of caring for the sick and injured at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Anne Sydney, RN, BSN, of Lincoln was named the 2013 Nurse of the Year.
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Amy Row Retires from ALMH

Amy Row of Lincoln retired from Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital after a 42-year career in nursing.
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ALMH Receives STAT Heart Program Award

As part of the Prairie STAT Heart Program, the second a heart attack patient enters the Emergency Room doors at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital the clock begins ticking to ensure treatment is received with the critical window of 90 to 120 minutes.
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Staton Named May Employee of the Month at ALMH

Ariel Staton of Lincoln has been named the May Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Staton has worked as a Dietary Technician in the Dietary Department for the past four years.
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ALMH Auxiliary Hosts Mini-Medical Days

Being admitted to the hospital can create anxieties for adults and be even more intimidating for children. The ALMH Auxiliary is showing local first and second graders that a hospital stay does not need to be frightening.
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Donor Gifts Make Hospice Patients Wishes Come True; Help Families Cope with Grief

A check representing collective donor gifts of more than $8,000 from the Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation's Dr. Wayne J. Schall Hospice Fund was recently presented to the Memorial Home Services nurses who work with Logan county patients and their families.
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ALMH Honors Volunteers

To celebrate their volunteers, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital held a recognition luncheon on Monday, April 22, at the American Legion in Lincoln.
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ALMH Offers New Heart Failure Disease Management Program

The Memorial Heart Failure Disease Management Program is now available at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
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Hernandez Named April Employee of the Month at ALMH

Moses Hernandez of Lincoln has been named the April Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Two Memorial Health System Hospitals Placed Among Nation's Best Rural Hospitals

Two Memorial Health System Hospitals - Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital of Lincoln and Taylorville Memorial Hospital - have been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics as two of the nation's top 100 best-performing critical access hospitals.
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Gertrude Bruce Brings Warmth to ALMH Patients

Gertrude Bruce of Williamsville has had several major surgeries at hospitals, including Mayo Clinic. During her hospital stays she found that the design of a hospital gown leaves you an appreciation to have something to cover your legs.
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ALMH Placed Among the Nation's Best Rural Hospitals

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics as one of the nation's top 100 best-performing critical access hospitals.
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Hopwood Named March Employee of the Month at ALMH

Kathy Hopwood of Lincoln has been named the March Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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New Breastfeeding Support Group at ALMH

The benefits of breastfeeding extend will beyond basic nutrition. Not only do babies receive all the vitamins and nutrients they need for the first six months of life, breast milk is packed with disease-fighting substances that protect babies from illness.
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Centenarian Keeps Blood Pressure in Check at ALMH

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital has been providing free blood pressure checks every Tuesday for many years, but last month one of the hospital's regular customers hit a milestone.
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LaVerne Landers to Retire as Director of Nursing from ALMH

LaVerne Landers of Lincoln will retire from Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital this month after providing 28 years of service to the hospital and its patients.
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Boyd Named ALMH Employee of the Month

Cheryl Boyd of Lincoln has been named the February employee of the month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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Interview with Dr. Govindaiah on the Flu Outbreak

Listen to a WUIS interview with Dr. Raj Govindaiah, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, on the flu situation in our community and how it is affecting Memorial.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Featured in Memorial Health System Annual Report

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is featured in Memorial Health System's 2012 annual report, which is now available to the public online.
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Visitors to Memorial Health System Hospitals Encouraged to Take Precautions to Prevent Spread of Flu

For the safety of patients and their families, Memorial Health System is recommending visitors to its three hospitals — Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln and Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville —help prevent the spread of respiratory infections by requesting that: • Inpatient hospital visits be limited to two visitors per patient at one time; • All visitors be 18 or older and show no signs of illness.
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Rita Wells Named ALMH January Employee of the Month

Rita Wells of Lincoln has been named the January Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
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