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DMH – Millikin University announce new partnership for Millikin Wellness Center

 
Millikin University Decatur Memorial Hospital

Decatur, Ill. -- Millkin University has contracted with Decatur Memorial Hospital to provide medical services through the DMH Medical Group to the Millikin Wellness Center.The DMH Medical Group will expand the services offered at the Millikin Wellness Center by providing a full-time nurse practitioner, Gretchen Mahaney, MSN, FNP--BC. The Millikin Wellness Center will be under the medical direction of Mary Kay Randolph, M.D., a board certified family medicine physician with the DMH Medical Group. Dr. Randolph also serves as the Medical Director of the DMH Express Care and The Clinic at Wal-Mart facilities.

The Millikin Wellness Center and the medical services offered through the DMH Medical Group will now be available to Millikin University employees. The wellness center will continue to be available to traditional Millikin University students and will now be offered to students in the PACE evening programs and all Millikin graduate students.

Medical services provided by the Millikin Wellness Center include:

  • Screening for blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol
  • Medication management
  • Allergy injections
  • Vaccine administration
  • TB skin tests
  • Physical examinations
  • STD screenings
  • On-site clinical laboratory
  • Wound care
  • Urinalysis
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Strep tests

In addition, Decatur Memorial Hospital also provides a number of wellness and preventative services including weight management coaching, nutrition coaching, diabetes education and management, physical therapy and smoking cessation programs.

All medical facilities operated by DMH, including the Millikin Wellness Center, are linked to the DMH electronic medical records system (EMR). The EMR helps provide continuity of care across all spectrums of the DMH Health System. It allows the patients’ medical records to “follow them” from the Millikin Wellness Center, to the Express Care facilities, to any DMH Medical Group physician, to diagnostic imaging and laboratory tests.

Millikin University
Millikin University is a private university touting a diverse student population of approximately 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students. Signature features of a Millikin education include an engaged, integrated, and experiential learning environment that promotes performance learning opportunities in over 50 majors from our College of Fine Arts, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Professional Studies and Tabor School of Business. Millikin is a residential campus, which affords its students several opportunities to be involved in fine arts, student activities, student organizations and athletics at both the intercollegiate and intramural levels. For more information, visit millikin.edu

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH), located in Decatur, Ill., is a not-for-profit, community hospital that has been providing medical care since 1916 for the residents of Central Illinois. Today, DMH is a 340-bed facility with nearly 2,500 dedicated employees and 300 physicians. DMH encompasses 12 state-of-the-art Centers of Excellence which focus on proven quality healthcare. In 2011, DMH was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters. For more information, call 217-876-2850.