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St. Joseph’s Hospital awarded Jody Rutz-Marti with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. 

Program provides access to neurology specialists that may be more than 100 miles away

St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland both received the Partner for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth

Superhero Fun Run/Walk and Bike Rodeo offer activities for all ages


2nd Annual IHA Quality Advocacy Showcase Highlights Hospital Efforts Statewide

St. Joseph’s Hospital was recognized for its commitment to patient safety and patient experience 

For a lifetime of contributions to the Catholic health ministry, Sister Jomary Trstensky, OSF, will receive the “Lifetime Achievement Award”

There are six registration events for the Spring Health Fair on  April 18 in Highland. 

Medical providers will be honored at health care organizations throughout the country March 30 during National Doctors’ Day.  

This food drive effort by these organizations collected 450 pounds, filling two Home Care cars of food for these two area ministries.

St. Joseph’s Hospital Joins Forces with Over 500 Local and National Organizations to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screenings Rates across the Country


St. Joseph’s Hospital is now accepting pre-registrations for the Spring Health Fair that will be held on April 18 

St. Joseph’s Hospital will be offering a series of eight grief support group meetings beginning February 23

The Center for Cardiac Rehab & Wellness at HSHS St. Joseph’s Highland is celebrating Heart Health Month with a variety of events in February. 

St. Josephs’ Hospital is hosting a free skin cancer screening event from 6-8 p.m. on February 8.

Recently, St. Joseph’s Hospital awarded Cory Lucas, a registered nurse, with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

The colleagues at St. Joseph’s Hospital adopt the organization’s Core Values throughout the year, but the holidays are a special time to bring those values to life. 

St. Joseph’s Auxiliary hosted their annual luncheon last Thursday where they made a $25,000 donation to St. Joseph’s Hospital

St. Joseph’s Hospital provides the newest technology in orthopedic surgery – the MAKO Robot. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital is encouraging residents and patients to enjoy the holiday season and watch the waistline.

With millions of shoppers expected in stores on Black Friday, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital unveiled several recommendations to ensure a more comfortable, enjoyable and safe experience. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital hosted an electronics recycling event on November 9, and the event was a big success. 

HSHS Home Care and Hospice Southern Illinois are celebrating November 2016 as National Home Care and Hospice Month

St. Joseph’s Hospital is hosting a diabetes education event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, in the Frisse Conference Room at the hospital.

The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Clinical Quality.

HSHS Medical Group is excited to introduce a video series that features their providers discussing the care they give patients, their specialty, and why they chose to work with HSHS Medical Group. 

With Halloween and trick-or-treating right around the corner, St. Joseph’s Hospital encourages everyone to make the health and safety of their family a priority.  

St. Joseph’s Hospital will be sponsoring an electronics recycling event on November 9 in the hospital parking lot from noon to 6 p.m. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital is hosting its 4th Annual Girls Night Out event from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26

Hospital Recognized for Best Practices in Quality


St. Joseph’s Hospital was recognized for its commitment to patient safety and quality with a Quality Excellence Achievement Award from the Illinois Health and Hospital Association’s. 

St. Joseph's is offering a fall health fair from 5:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, at Highland Hope Church.

St. Joseph’s is hosting a Shriners Orthopedic Screening Clinic for children from 9-11 a.m. on Sept. 17. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital is proud to announce the arrival of its newest technology – the MAKO Robot. 

St. Joseph’s Hospital is introducing a renewed Cancer Support Group, which meets the second Thursday of each month from 6-8 p.m. in the Frisse Conference Room at the hospital. 

Hospital Sisters Health System announced that John A. Ludwig, MHA, RN, has accepted an invitation to serve as the President and Chief Executive Officer at St. Joseph’s beginning September 19, 2016. 

As a new school year begins, St. Joseph’s Hospital encourages everyone to make the health and safety of your family a priority. 

Those who missed the Spring Health Fair now have the opportunity to receive lab screenings at health fair pricing every Thursday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. with no need for an appointment or a physician’s order. 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital had a successful week at the Madison County Fair hosting its first aid and cooling station in the HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Pavilion for the first time this year. The 

St. Joseph’s Hospital is proud to announce they are now offering an advanced occupational therapy treatment for people with Parkinson’s disease.

Join us on July 27 for a Facebook Live session to ask all your questions about recrutiment and working at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital.

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital (Highland) now offers an alternative surgical procedure for patients needing the removal of a colonic tumor. 

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital has partnered with the Madison County Fair to provide a cooling/first aid station at this year’s event, while also offering health related screenings and information for Fair attendees to take advantage of. St. Joseph’s Foundation will be hosting a Farm Safety event presented by Highland Rural King on Saturday, July 30, in the Show Barn at 3 p.m.

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital - Highland was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) for Practices in Quality in the country.


HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital has been awarded the “Partner Recognition” Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading health care community dedicated to transforming health care worldwide.

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) is pleased to announce the addition of HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville – formerly known as Greenville Regional Hospital (GRH) – to its health care family.


HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Celebrates National Nurses Week

Highland, IL – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Highland was recognized for investing in healthcare economics in an award ceremony hosted by the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois on Thursday, April 14.


Highland, IL – Leaders of Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) met with state Senators and Representatives urging them to work with the Illinois Health and Hospital Association and the hospital community to support healthcare.


Highland, IL – The HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation will host its Kentucky Derby Gala on Saturday, May 7, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Highland in support of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital.


Highland, IL – The Senior Renewal Program at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Highland brings hope and health to adult seniors who are 65-years-old and older.


Highland, IL – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland is now accepting pre-registrations for the Spring Health Fair that will be held on Tuesday, April 19, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Highland. The fair will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required for an appointment time and must be completed in person.


Highland, IL – The HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital (Highland) Auxiliary will be sponsoring a “Repeat Performance” sale on Tuesday, March 15 from 9am-4pm. The sale will take place in the Frisse Conference Room at St. Joseph’s Hospital.


Highland, IL – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland unveiled the new 3D mammography service on Thursday during a ribbon cutting ceremony held in the Basler Family Women & Children’s Center at the hospital.


Highland, IL – In order to continue to detect breast cancer at the earliest possible stage in patients, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital recently invested over $350,000 to expand the current mammography services with advanced 3D mammography.


Media Contacts

Amy Liefer
Director of Communications
Phone: 618-651-2589
Amy.Liefer@hshs.org
 
Terriann Tharp
Division Director, Marketing & Communications
Phone: 217-347-1275
terriann.tharp@hshs.org