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Carle Health takes over UnityPoint facilities in the Peoria area
(Journal Star, April 5, 2023)

PEORIA — UnityPoint Health facilities in the Peoria area are now officially part of the Urbana-based Carle Health system. 

The closing agreement took effect on April 1, bringing UnityPoint’s three Peoria-area hospitals, more than 850 multi-specialty physicians, 76 clinics, home health and hospice services, a level two trauma center, many advanced specialty services, behavioral health services and a college into the Carle Health team.  Read More

Riverside’s new ER aims for efficiency, privacy and safety
(Daily Journal, March 25, 2023)

When Riverside Healthcare’s leadership decided to renovate its emergency room at Riverside Medical Center as part of its strategic plan, they knew the project would put the ER under even more stress as it stayed open during construction.

The hospital had two ERs running at one point, and temporarily relocated it to some space at the north end of their building on North Wall Street in Kankakee.

However, employees from all levels worked together until the 18-month project was completed in December in “a real team effort,” according to Phil Kambic, Riverside Healthcare president and CEO.  Read More

COMING SOON  Humboldt Park Health Wellness Center

The creation of the facility will demonstrate how an anchor institution can transform a neighborhood from “transitional” to a Healthy Place, supporting the physical, mental, and social well-being of those who live, learn, and visit the Humboldt Park community. 
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