Notice of Breach

June 23rd, 2017:

Affected patients may call 855-259-6436 toll-free for assistance. Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) is providing notice and offering free credit repair and monitoring services to more than 600 patients potentially impacted by an isolated incident involving the misdirection of data to other HIPPA-governed medical facilities by a third party vendor. SIH has a business relationship with… Read more

MHC among first in Illinois to offer new, advanced procedure for carotid artery disease

August 24th, 2017:

Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is the first and only hospital in Illinois south of Chicago to offer an innovative new treatment for patients at risk for stroke due to blockages in the neck arteries known as carotid artery disease. The minimally invasive procedure is called TransCarotid Artery Revascularization or TCAR, and involves temporarily reverses blood… Read more

Celebrating Brian McElheny, MD

August 11th, 2017:

Today, we honor and celebrate a man who has worked tirelessly for the past 36 years as a family physician in Carbondale. Brian McElheny, MD, completed medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine and then ventured to Carbondale to begin the residency program at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in 1978. Three years later,… Read more

Back to School!

August 9th, 2017:

With school starting soon, it’s a good time for your child to have their yearly well child visit. Children preschool age and older should see their pediatrician at least once a year for a checkup. These appointments are important to address any concerns, monitor your child’s growth and development, and receive immunizations. Immunizations are routinely… Read more