"Special Focus on Advancements in Cancer Awareness • Prevention • Detection • Treatment"
"A new clinical research trial will begin at Decatur Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. The trial, entitled Expanded Access to Diagnostic Imaging for Staging of Recurrent Prostate Cancer, Protocol number – ZM-CCH-40-PTL0914 is designed to re"
"For the fourth consecutive year, Decatur Memorial Hospital was named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics."
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital Cancer Care Institute will host a Shine a Light event on Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Cancer Care Center of Decatur, 210 W. McKinley Ave."
"Decatur, Ill. – Decatur Memorial Hospital will hold its Early Detection Connection program on Friday, Oct. 3 to recognize October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month."
"Decatur, Ill…Join Decatur Memorial Hospital, the Decatur Running Club, and WAND-TV for the 25th annual Shoreline Classic on Sept. 21, at Nelson Park."
"The second annual DMH CrossFit Enhance D-Town Throwdown is Sept. 27 and 28 at the DMH Crossfit Enhance gym located at 2122 N. 27th St., in Decatur."
"Decatur, IL…Decatur Memorial Hospital Radiation Oncology has been awarded a three year-term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR)."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital Thrift Shop has announced upcoming sales. There is currently a sale that will features items at a 75 percent discount. This sale will be held until Friday, Sept. 5."
"The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has recently awarded $2,520,862 each year over five years to the Heartland Cancer Research National Community Oncology Research Program (Heartland NCORP)."
"The Affordable Care Act and You; Patient Centered Care; DMH Primary Care Providers"
"Decatur, Ill…Join Decatur Memorial Hospital to kick off World Breast Feeding Week on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Scovill Zoo."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital is partnering with the Shoreline Classic as a presenting sponsor for the 2014 race."
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital has received for the third consecutive year the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/Ame"
"A special edition on how DMH impacts our local economy."
"DMH Health Specifics is the new name of Decatur Memorial Hospital’s wellness initiative which encompasses the Specific Performance Enhancement Center (SPEC) and DMH Crossfit Enhance."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has received an Excellence Award for Clinical Care from VHA Inc., the national healthcare network."
"DMH CrossFit Enhance member Lance Schaefer, 61, is ranked one of the top 20 CrossFit athletes in the world in the Masters Men 60 Plus Division for the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital and the Community Health Improvement Center (CHIC) have partnered together to form a new access clinic for the community called CHIC at DMH. The new clinic, located adjacent to the DMH Emergency Care Center, opens April 15."
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital now uses the AccuVein AV400-a small, lightweight, handheld vein illumination device that projects a safe pattern of light on a patient’s skin that reveals the position of underlying veins."
"Decatur, Ill… Decatur Memorial Hospital Heart & Lung Institute’s Echocardiography Laboratory was recently granted a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)."
"Decatur, Ill…Join Decatur Memorial Hospital Cancer Care Institute this weekend at Hickory Point Mall in Forsyth, near Center Stage, as we recognize National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month."
"DECATUR – Decatur Memorial Hospital is offering a new comprehensive bariatric services program through an innovative partnership with Memorial Medical Center and Springfield Clinic in Springfield."
"What does Top 50 Heart Hospital really mean?; Heart Surgery Testimonial ; Celebrating American Heart Month; Meet the Illinois Heart Specialists; Focus on the DMH Wellness Center"
"Decatur, Illinois... A check for $6,231.00 was presented to Decatur Memorial Foundation today from the South Side Country Club Golf League Par for a Cure Golf Tournament Committee with funds raised during their Golf Tournament."
"Decatur, Ill…Remember your loved one with a holiday light at Decatur Memorial Hospital.
For each $10 donation, a light will be designated to shine at DMH through the holiday season outside Café DMH. You will also receive a remembrance card with your loved"
"For the third consecutive year, Decatur Memorial Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics.
Truven Health Analytics is a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and qua"
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital Auxiliary presented a $166,000 check to DMH at the Auxiliary’s annual meeting, held October 22, 2013. The Auxiliary is celebrating its 60 year anniversary."
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual craft show and bake sale on Friday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Classrooms at the hospital, located at 2300 N. Edward Street, Decatur."
"Approximately 700 students from McGaughey Elementary School and Mt. Zion Elementary School will experience a DMH CrossFit Enhance workout."
"Decatur, Ill. – Decatur Memorial Hospital will hold its annual Early Detection Connection program on Friday, Oct. 4, to recognize October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month."
"The first annual DMH CrossFit Enhance D-Town Throwdown is Sept. 7 and 8 at the DMH Crossfit Enhance gym located at 2122 N. 27th St., in Decatur.
Approximately 270 CrossFit athletes representing 45 teams from Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Missouri are comin"
"Decatur, Ill…Get your football injury checked out right after the game. Every Friday during regular football season, beginning Friday, Aug. 23, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. patients with football injuries will be seen at DMH Emergency Care Center/Orthomed."
"As hospitals across the nation look for new and innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens and kill multi-drug resistant organisms that put patients at risk, Decatur Memorial Hospital has taken a leap into the future with the installation of two germ-zappi"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has a new surgical table, called the hana™ table for use in minimally invasive hip replacement surgery and trauma procedures that enables the orthopaedic surgeon to replace the hip ..."
"Screening Information; Healthier You at Any Age; Introducing HealthyCentralIllinois.com"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, the highest level award for stroke care, from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association."
"Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has named the Central Illinois Orthopaedic Center at Decatur Memorial Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ in Knee and Hip Replacement."
"Get close to your heart in February by celebrating American Heart Month with Decatur Memorial Hospital. Learn how to improve and maintain heart health at various events and activities sponsored by DMH."
"Visit Decatur’s premier wound clinic at Decatur Memorial Hospital for an Open House on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m."
"A special edition of Center Point - December 2012 - Personalized Medicine."
"A revolutionary new heart test called Cardiac PET/CT is now being offered at Decatur Memorial Hospital in the fight against heart disease."
"DaTscan™ is the first FDA-approved diagnostic imaging agent of its kind in the United States to help doctors evaluate patients with suspected Parkinson’s Disease and is available for the first time in Decatur, only at Decatur Memorial Hospital."
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics.
The study examined the performance of more than 1,000 hospitals by analyzing outcomes for patients with heart failure and heart att"
"Decatur, Ill. – Decatur Memorial Hospital will hold its Early Detection Connection program on Friday, Oct. 5 to recognize October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month."
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital welcomes Cardiologist Anuradha Kolluru, MD. Dr. Kolluru specializes in the treatment of heart and vascular diseases. She completed both a clinical cardiovascular fellowship and an internal medicine residency at St. J"
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of re-accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR)."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its Hip and Knee Replacement Program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific ca"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital announced today that it has entered a new era in advanced patient care with the O-arm® Multidimensional Imaging System manufactured and distributed by the Navigation division of Medtronic, Inc. Medtronic is the world’s largest med"
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital PrimeTime and the Decatur Bar Association are hosting a seminar
about Advance Directives on Wednesday, May 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the DMH Classrooms. This seminar will help you learn why you many want to designat"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes DMH’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for st"
"Decatur, Ill… Decatur Memorial Hospital Heart & Lung Institute’s Echocardiography Laboratory was recently granted a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic and Adult Transesophageal by the Intersocietal Accre"
"Decatur, Ill… The Decatur Memorial Hospital Varicose Vein Center, located in Suite 2350 of the hospital at 2300 North Edward St. is now open. Board certified DMH Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Marvin Derrick, M.D., utilizes the latest in advanced tec"
"Decatur, Ill…Doctors at Decatur Memorial Hospital are using an advanced digital X-ray imaging system to see extremely detailed, real-time images of patient anatomy during procedures that require precision."
"New laparoscopic option for women facing hysterectomy; Advanced x-ray system; Concussion Management Center; Learn to love you kidneys"
"Decatur, Ill. – The physical and emotional changes resulting from a stroke can be difficult for stroke survivors and their caregivers to adjust to. Decatur Memorial Hospital offers “Stroke of Luck,” a support group for people recovering from stroke and th"
"A newsletter from Decatur Memorial Hospital for the community we serve."
"Decatur, Ill. – If you’ve had trouble keeping your New Year’s resolutions in years past, turn to the DMH Wellness Center this January."
"Fifty-five hours, one chef, and 16 children…that’s what it took to create a Gingerbread Winter Wonderland.
Millikin University Foodservice Chef Brian Pehr was assisted by a group of community children to create the gingerbread village, donated to Decatur"
"Decatur, Ill. – Decatur Memorial Hospital has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Thomson Reuters."
"Decatur, Ill. – DMH Medical Group has introduced DMH e-visits, online doctor “visits” that are a convenient option for the treatment of minor symptoms such as coughs and colds."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has gifted an office building located at 310 W. William St., in Decatur to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Illinois."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has upgraded its da Vinci robotic-assisted surgical system to the new da Vinci® Si™ Surgical System third generation technology."
"The Pink Glove Dance is spreading to Decatur Memorial Hospital to help spread the word about breast cancer awareness and prevention. The video features more than 250 DMH employees, physicians and volunteers and stars one local breast cancer survivor."
"Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital Heart & Lung Institute’s Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory was recently granted reaccreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories (ICANL)."
"Decatur, Ill. -- Millkin University has contracted with Decatur Memorial Hospital to provide medical services through the DMH Medical Group to the Millikin Wellness Center."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital’s Express Care East will re-locate this fall to a new facility located at 4455 U.S. Route 36 East, just east of Ruby Tuesday."
"Decatur, Ill. – Decatur Memorial Hospital is the winner of Modern Healthcare magazine’s 2011 IT Case Study Contest. The national contest is held each year to recognize health information technology implementation projects that have improved patient care."
"Decatur, Ill. – More than 400 people, including cancer patients, family members, friends, physicians and researchers attended a dinner to honor local participants in cancer clinical trials. Celebrating You! was held by the DMH Cancer Care Institute and"
"The DMH Wellness Center will begin a free monthly diabetes support group for anyone needing help and support managing diabetes. The first meeting will be held Thursday, July 14, from 11 a.m. to noon at the DMH Wellness Center at 241 W. Weaver Rd. in Forsy"
"DMH Medical Group Physicians Anthony T. McCormack, M.D., and Timothy A. Miller, M.D., have been awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Physician Practice Connections® Patient-Centered Medical Home™."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital was recently named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters.
The Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals® study evaluates performance in 10 areas: mortality; medical complications; patient safety; average patient"
"Decatur, Ill. – Decatur Memorial Hospital recently received the American Stroke Association’s Get With The GuidelinesSM– Stroke Gold Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes Decatur Memorial Hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its Acute Myocardial Infarction (heart attack) program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety"
"2010 Annual Report To The Community We Serve"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in the United States to receive delivery from Medline Industries of a new invention called Tapease™ that makes starting an IV easier."
"A check for $25,000 was presented to Decatur Memorial Foundation today from the Sandy McKenzie Memorial Golf Tournament Committee with funds raised during the Tenth Annual Sandy McKenzie Golf Tournament."
"The Decatur Memorial Foundation will receive a check from the Sandy McKenzie Golf Tournament Committee to benefit breast cancer research in Decatur and Macon County; the Mammography Initiative; and the HER (Helping Each other Recover) breast cancer support"
"The National Cancer Institute has awarded the Central Illinois Community Clinical Oncology Program (CICCOP) $1,270,000 to help fund cancer research initiatives in the local community this year. Decatur Memorial Hospital serves as the central office for th"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has set a new standard for treating patients suffering from sepsis and septic shock, and these standards are directly reducing the number ofassociated deaths within the hospital."
"July 23, 2010...Decatur Memorial Hospital has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® pr"
"May, 27, 2010...DMH Emergency Care Center nurses have recently undergone training to become Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE’s)."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital recently installed an advanced PET/CT scanner that can transform the way doctors diagnose and treat cancer, neurological disorders and heart disease."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital re-named the Diagnostic Radiology Department to the G. Richard Locke, M.D. Diagnostic Imaging Center at a public dedication ceremony in the hospital’s Kirkland Lobby on Jan. 14."
"A check for $23,000 was presented to Decatur Memorial Foundation today from the Sandy McKenzie Memorial Golf Tournament Committee with funds raised during the Ninth Annual Sandy McKenzie Golf Tournament."
"The Cancer Care Center of Decatur, located at 210 W. McKinley Avenue, is a newly-opened 55,400 square foot state-of-the-art facility that offers a full spectrum of outpatient cancer services."
"Café DMH, Decatur Memorial Hospital’s new hospital cafeteria and kitchen, will open Monday, Nov. 16, 2009."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital PrimeTime is providing Zostavax® for adults age 60 and older."
"The Clarence G. Glenn Sleep Center at Decatur Memorial Hospital has been reaccredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)."
"The DMH Wellness Center is now offering an affordable healthcare program to the community called The Prevention Plan."
"The DMH Inpatient Rehabilitation Skilled Nursing Unit and the DMH Outpatient Rehabilitation Program are now accredited by the internationally recognized Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)."
"The new DMH Millennium Pain Center opened Aug. 3, 2009 on the Decatur Memorial Hospital campus in the West Hay Medical Center in Suite 100."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH) welcomes Cardiothoracic Surgeon Marvin J. Derrick, M.D., to the DMH Heart & Lung Institute."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital will soon be the first in Decatur to offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy to patients"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital Cardiovascular Ultrasound Imaging, part of the DMH Heart & Lung Institute, was reaccredited by the Intersociety Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL)."
"The Decatur Memorial Hospital Nursing Education Endowment Fund has reached the $1 million mark.
The Educational Fund was established at DMH to assist hospital employees in reaching their educational goals."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital Wins First Place in McKesson’s CPOE National Competition Enhancing Patient Outcomes, Improving Medication Safety Top-performers earn recognition during second annual competition."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital is the first in Decatur to offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy to patients with difficult to heal wounds."
"In a proactive security and failsafe measure, Decatur Memorial Hospital has constructed a new Redundant Data Center to minimize the impact to access electronic patient medical records in the event of a disaster to the hospital’s Primary Data Center."
"A grand opening of the new DMH Express Care North will be Jan. 26, following a move from its current location at 2975 N. Water St., to a larger new state-of-the-art facility located at 3131 N. Water St."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital will be awarded the proceeds from the Sandy McKenzie Memorial Golf Tournament. The news conference and check presentation will be held Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital Barnes Lobby."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital has been named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® for cardiovascular care by the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital is the first in downstate Illinois to offer patients the newest technology in ultrasound that fuses ultrasound together with CT and MRI images using the new GE LOGIQ® E9 Ultrasound Scanner providing radiologists a multi-image view"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital is Macon County’s only hospital that has met the criteria for Certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)."
"A new health care option for seniors is available on the campus of Decatur Memorial Hospital. The DMH Senior Life Enrichment Center was designed to meet the specific needs of our growing population, age 55 and over. It is exclusively for seniors who want t"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital is planning a new state-of-the-art DMH Express Care facility located at 3131 N. Water St., on the site of the former Lone Star Restaurant."
"A Certificate of Need from the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board was granted today for the new Cancer Care Center of Decatur."
"The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently recognized family practitioners Anthony McCormack, M.D., Timothy Miller, M.D., Kristin Newcome, M.D., and Brian Yocks, M.D., with recognition from the"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital Heart and Lung Institute’s Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory recently was granted reaccreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories (ICANL)."
"Stroke. Just mentioning the word evokes fear and dread. And it should. In the United States, stroke is the third leading cause of death."
"Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois (CCSCI) is one of only 10 community oncology practices in the country to receive honors from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and The ASCO Cancer Foundation for efforts to improve care of people w"
"Shorter cancer treatment times. More efficient radiation therapy.
“These two significant advantages clinched Decatur Memorial Hospital's decision to be the first U.S. hospital to order the new RapidArc® Radiotherapy system by Varian."
"Decatur Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in Illinois to install the new Philips Precedence SPECT/CT system."
"Cancer patients at Decatur Memorial Hospital now have access to SmartBeam™ IMRT – Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, a state-of-the-art cancer treatment method that delivers high doses of radiation directly to cancer cells more precisely than possible"
"The LightSpeed® VCT is the world’s first Volume Computed Tomography (VCT) system. Decatur Memorial Hospital now offers an innovative way for its physicians to obtain the information they need to diagnose disease and life-threatening illnesses, includin"
"The Radiation Oncology department at Decatur Memorial Hospital has advanced to the next level of cancer care. They now offer a new radiotherapy system capable of delivering IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy), a very precise and sophisticated trea"
"Decatur Memorial Hospital’s South Shores Imaging Center is only the second in the United States and the third in the world to install the Philips Panorama 1.0T open high-field MRI system combined with a virtual environment."
"Cancer patients’ range of treatment options is now even better, thanks to image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) now available at Decatur Memorial Hospital."
"The American Cancer Society estimates that about 60,000 people living in Illinois will be diagnosed with cancer this year."
"Thanks to a new Interventional Radiology procedure, central Illinois varicose vein sufferers can get quick practically pain-free relief. Decatur Memorial Hospital is the first and only downstate hospital to offer Closure®, an outpatient alternative to vein"