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Patient Resources

Learn about the many resources Carle provides its patients including our Caring Bridge program, employee recognition, medical record access, gift shop and more.

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MyCarle helps you manage your healthcare whenever and wherever you want, through secure online and mobile medical record access. With MyCarle you have control with instant access to appointment scheduling, immunization history, bill pay, advance care planning documents and so much more.

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Various Resources

Medical Records

As a patient you have the right to review and have copies of your medical records. You may obtain a copy of your records by following the steps outlined below. If you have questions regarding this process, please call Carle’s Health Information Management Department at (217) 383-3381.

Caring Bridge

Carle Foundation Hospital is proud to offer our patients and their friends and family access to CaringBridge. CaringBridge allows patients to create personal, private websites that are available to their family and friends. If you are a patient at Carle Foundation Hospital, you can create a page to share caringbridge.org/createwebsite with your family and friends. If you are looking for the page of a loved one, you can search by name.

Recognize a Carle Employee

Say "Thanks" your way. 

It’s our priority at Carle to provide the best care and services possible. When you receive great healthcare, it’s natural to want to say ‘thank you’.Whether you give Gold Star recognition, donate, volunteer or simply share your story, your expression of gratitude enhances the world-class care we’re able to give to the community. Giving back leads to happiness. And happiness leads to healing and healthier behaviors. 

 When you express your gratitude through a donation, you help fund many of the services Carle offers today – from state-of-the-art medical equipment to patient-centered facilities to continuing education for staff. Donations can be made to the program of your choice. If the donation honors a member of your care team, we’ll let them know of your generosity, but the amount of your gift will remain confidential. Make a donation now. When you complete a Gold Star, we’ll pass along your gratitude and a special star pin. We’ll also share with their manager and peers recognizing their special effort in caring for you. If you would like to share your experience even further, be sure to mark ‘I give Carle permission to contact me to discuss the possibility of sharing my story with the public’ at the end of the below form and a member of the Carle team will contact you. To give a Gold Star to Carle employee, simply fill out the form.

DAISY Awards
Recognize a nurse who provided exceptional care to you or a family member.

Do you know a nurse who deserves to receive the DAISY Award? This nurse's clinical skills and especially their compassionate care exemplifies the kind of nurse that out patients, their families and our staff recognize as an outstanding role model. The nurse should consistently meet all of the following criteria:

  • Customer service excellence
  • Community involvement
  • Patient family advocate
  • Educator/mentor
  • Exceptional nursing care

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Carle Auxiliary Guest House

The Carle Auxiliary Guest House provides a place of respite for the loved ones of Carle Foundation Hospital critical care patients. The Guest House offers double occupancy rooms and family suites, each with private bathrooms. Inside the home, you will find tranquil spaces to visit and gather as well as a fully equipped kitchen and laundry room. Operated exclusively on charitable donations, the Guest House is offered at no charge to families who need to remain near the hospital while their loved one receives critical care. A referral for an overnight stay is required from hospital personnel, and room availability is not guaranteed. For information about the Carle Auxiliary Guest House, please call (217) 326-1620.

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