What’s New at SIH

A Way to Battle the Scars of Breast Cancer

October 17th, 2014:

The diagnosis of breast cancer itself can be devastating. A battle lies ahead. The first goal is to remove the cancer. Unfortunately, that battle can leave scars literally and emotionally from a mastectomy. That’s when breast reconstruction can be a solution. SIH Cancer Institute Affiliated Physicians Dr. Kelli Webb, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon with SIH… Read more

Herrin Hospital: 100 Years of Service

October 11th, 2014:

2014 is a watershed for Southern Illinois Healthcare as Herrin Hospital celebrates 100 years of continuous service to its communities. Herrin Hospital has stood as caregiver and healthcare provider in the face of what can only be described as a tumultuous time in Herrin. In an era of riots and gang wars during the late… Read more

Ebola Preparedness

October 10th, 2014:

Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains. Out of an abundance of concern, Southern Illinois Healthcare has taken several precautionary steps as recommended by the CDC. All of our emergency departments have implemented a screening tool to identify anyone… Read more