We would like to take this opportunity to provide our community with an update about progress made regarding an affiliation between St. Margaret’s Health and Illinois Valley Community Hospital, as part of SMP Health System.
St. Margaret’s and IVCH propose formation of Regional Health Network
SPRING VALLEY, Illinois (March 4, 2019) –
St. Margaret’s Health in Spring Valley, a member of SMP Health System, and Illinois Valley Community Hospital (IVCH) in Peru have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) to consolidate their healthcare operations and form a regional health network.
The Auxiliary is sponsoring their scholarships for 2019. Two ($1,000) from the Auxiliary and one ($1,000) from the Janyce Stuckert Memorial Scholarship Fund. Applications can be picked up Switchboard, the Gift Shop or call (815) 664-1130 to have an application emailed or mailed. Applicants MUST be currently enrolled in the actual medical program to be considered for these scholarships.
This edition of Mission in Action contains stories from 2018 about people going above and beyond as well as day-to-day workplace encounters in the ministries of SMP Health System that reflect the mission of St. Margaret’s Hospital.
St. Margaret’s Health is the first local hospital to offer Stryker’s robotic-arm assisted total knee application for use with its Mako System. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee replacements are performed. This system can also be used for partial knee and total hip replacement.
We are proud to announce that St. Margaret’s Family Birthing Centre recently accepted the Gold Award for Quality from the Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative. The award celebrates the work we have done towards the Maternal Hypertension Initiative.