12/10/15

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.

12/02/15

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.

11/13/15

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.

11/11/15

National organization lauds Hoopeston hospital for excellent emergency care

Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center has been awarded the 2015 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for emergency care.

11/02/15

Carle Illinois College of Medicine research affiliation agreement complete

The Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the first school of its kind to be created at the intersection of engineering and medicine, took another significant step forward last week. 

10/20/15

National Study: Hospital is top five-percent in several care areas

Healthgrades, the nation’s leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals, has named Carle Foundation Hospital one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals in critical care.

9/30/15

Committee to identify, recruit inaugural dean for Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Curriculum development, administrative staff and research agreements also in process

8/18/15

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.

7/09/15

Hospitals & Health Networks names Carle a 'Most Wired' health system

For the fourth year in a row, Carle Foundation Hospital has achieved the highest ranking possible among those in the nation for the use of technology to manage health information and patient care.

7/01/15

Partnership helps responders stop in-progress overdoses

“This will benefit the whole community. We expect families to have their loved ones around longer."