Allison’s story: Breast reconstruction with a 3D twist

Allison Gilbert's positivity never wavered. Not facing a double mastectomy. Not during chemotherapy.


Medical research funding aims for local, worldwide results

The new Carle Illinois Seed Funding Program provides dollars to cover  new research, along with another chance to connect Carle physicians and the University of Illinois in anticipation of the in-progress College of Medicine.


National organization praises hospital for outstanding patient care

Carle Foundation Hospital is pleased to receive the Healthgrades 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.


Two organizations recognize quality care, high standards

Carle’s commitment to delivering high-quality patient care is being recognized by two organizations that measure patient safety and best business practices.


Families check on NICU babies anytime, anywhere with secure webcams

When Heather Harlan wakes up at 3 a.m., her heart stops racing the moment she sees her son sleeping soundly—his hands behind his head like his dad and his thin feeding tube still in place.


Young patients make big impact on new doctors

Two years ago, the residents of Carle’s House Staff Association decided it was time to give back.


High-tech device gives stroke patients hope

 “Carle saved my life.” That’s the opinion of Gladys Freed, who suffered a stroke in August.


Core curriculum committee formed for Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Dr. Robert Good, the senior associate medical director of population health at Carle Health System, and professor Rashid Bashir, the head of the department of bioengineering at Illinois, have been named co-chairs of the 18-member group that will lead the effort to build the engineering-based Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s core curriculum.


Neurosurgery and Spine Programs nationally recognized

Becker’s Hospital Review has recognized Carle as one of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs” for 2015.


Low dose CT improves lung cancer detection, survival rate

Patients with a history of smoking can get tested for lung cancer, and that test is now covered by most insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid.