HEARTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
3333 W. DeYoung
Marion, IL 62959
For over 50 years, Heartland Regional Medical Center has been a hometown healthcare provider with strong community roots and a continued promise to provide high-quality, accessible and compassionate care that meets the needs of the community today and in the future. And while this is still true, a new administration team with a number of progressive initiatives has upped the ante in southern Illinois.The first initiative that was recently implemented was the 30-Minute ER Service Pledge, which strives to get every patient in the Emergency Department through the door and in to see a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner in 30 minutes or less. In order to deliver on this service, the entire hospital had to implement new processes and procedures to ensure that patients receive the highest quality and most expedient care in the region. Every patient that visits the emergency room at Heartland Regional goes through triage, and the most severe patients are seen first.
In September 2011, the hospital broke ground on a massive ICU expansion. Once the new ICU is completed in early fall 2012, Heartland Regional will offer an 18-bed ICU unit to better serve the needs of the community. In the past, people would have had to travel to St. Louis or Chicago to receive the quality of care that an ICU of this size affords. Because of that fact, Heartland is extremely excited and proud to bring this expanded service to Marion and the surrounding community.
Heartland Regional continues its tradition of investing in the latest technologies and medical innovations, specialty services, quality physicians and skilled, compassionate staff. The hospital has over 570 employees and over 100 physicians in 31 specialties, including diagnostic imaging, inpatient and outpatient surgical services and physical therapy. Heartland Regional delivers approximately 1,000 babies every year and is proud to boast a cardiology group, River to River, that is second-to-none.
At River to River Heart Group, thousands of patients have entrusted their hearts to our skilled physicians, and for good reason. Together, these cardiologists have devoted more than 75 years to caring for hearts and improving the quality of life for their patients. They offer all the advantages of minimally invasive techniques that can mean less pain and faster recovery.
At Heartland Regional, the commitment to the community has never been greater, investing $72,502,981 in southern Illinois in 2011 through sponsorships, donations, uncompensated care and capital investments, to name a few, as we continue to promote medical advancements, support clinical excellence and bring new medical practices from the industry front lines back home.
SHAWNEE HEALTH SERVICE
Shawnee Health Service operates four Community Health Centers in Marion. These Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) accept all kids, Medicaid and Medicare, and participate in most commercial insurance products. They also offer a sliding fee scale for those who qualify.
Shawnee Health Care-Marion is located at 1506 N. Sioux Drive, northeast of Illinois Centre Mall. It offers family medicine services for all ages and services to treat respiratory and breathing disorders.
Marion Wellness Center is a school health center serving students and their families in Marion Community Unit School District #2. Marion Wellness Center is conveniently located in the southeast wing of Marion High School, at 1501 S. Carbon Street.
Illinois Centre Healthcare-Dental Center offers a complete array of general dental services. This new state-of-the-art facility is located at 3115 Williamson County Parkway, north of Target at Illinois Centre Mall.
Illinois Centre Healthcare-Medical & Counseling is next to Illinois Centre Healthcare-Dental at 3111 Williamson County Parkway and offers behavioral health services including psychiatry and therapy services.
MARION VA MEDICAL CENTER
2401 West Main St.
Marion, IL 62959
The VA Medical Center in Marion, Illinois, was built in 1942. Our present Health Care System provides care to 43,722 veterans annually in 27 counties in Southern Illinois, eight counties in Southwestern Indiana and 17 counties in Northwest Kentucky.
The VA Medical Center in Marion, Illinois is a general medical and surgical facility that operates 55 acute care beds and a 60-bed Community Living Center. Eight Outpatient Clinics that provide primary care and behavioral medicine services are located in Effingham and Mt. Vernon, IL; Paducah; Hanson; Owensboro; and Mayfield, Kentucky; Vincennes and Evansville, IN.