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Extraordinary Nurse Recognized at Crossroads

MOUNT VERNON, IL –Crossroads Community Hospital nurse Becky Clinton-Harmon was recently honored with The DAISY Award® For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's programs to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. Harmon’s...

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Deaconess Names Illinois Region President

MARION, IL (Dec. 7, 2023) — Crossroads Community Hospital CAO and Heartland Regional Medical Center COO Will Davis named Illinois Region President for Deaconess Illinois. In this new role, Davis will oversee operations in the Illinois market and organizational...

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Deaconess to Purchase Four Southern Illinois Hospitals

MARION, IL (Oct. 5, 2022) — Deaconess Health System, Inc. and Deaconess Regional Healthcare Services Illinois, Inc. have signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon, IL, Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, IL, Red...

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Sepsis: An Unrecognized Risk

Sepsis affects 1.7 million people in the U.S. annually, but Americans still know less about this potentially life-threatening illness than they do about rare diseases, such as Ebola and malaria. Sepsis occurs when an overwhelming response to an infection triggers...

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