Miracle babies, strong families gather to celebrate

This year is the 30th Carle Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) reunion. Over 600 NICU "babies" are gathering together to celebrate.


Patients can access virtual doctor's visits for themselves, their kids

Busy parents and adults can now send medical questions and receive a diagnosis and treatment plan if needed all online through an electronic appointment or eVisit.


Safety advocates seek essential input from farmers, first responders

At harvest time and all year long, farmers deal with circumstances beyond their control. Trauma nurse and farmer Mary Beth Voights encourages farmers to strive every day to focus on the one thing they can control: their safety.

New event uses humor and heart to attract more nursing rock stars

Nurses who might want to serve patients and share their skills by working at Carle can experience the health system?s culture and camaraderie Saturday, September 19 at an event created especially for them.


Camp Healing Heart needs caring volunteers to help children cope with grief

Children need special care when they grieve, and volunteers provide that extra support at Camp Healing Heart.


Patient applauds results and explanation of progressive PAD procedure

Terry Smith of Danville appreciates how Scott Santeler, MD, makes serious subjects crystal clear.


Surgeons reconstruct facial features to restore look, function and hope

High-tech surgery can help oral cancer patients continue to see the same face in the mirror.


Microscopic beads help patients with liver cancer live longer

Carle physicians can help people with liver cancer in a different way through a procedure that slows cancer’s progression.


Quick work gives heart attack patients a better chance to recover

One hour, maximum. That’s the goal. The national standard for people having a heart attack to receive life-saving treatment in the cardiac catheterization lab should be no more than one hour after arriving at the Emergency Department.


More research into digestive disease

Carle is increasing its research efforts in hopes of finding effective treatments or even cures for gastrointestinal conditions such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.