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.
The hospital’s ICU expansion was completed in 2012, Heartland Regional now offers 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.
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
109 California St., Carterville
Shawnee Health Service operates three Community Health Centers in Marion and is pleased to offer high quality health care services to residents of Marion and the surrounding area. Services include Family Medicine for all ages, General and Pediatric Dentistry and Psychiatry. These Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) accept All Kids, Medicaid, Medicare and most Insurance plans. They also offer a sliding fee scale for those who qualify and offer free assistance with insurance and Medicaid enrollment.
Shawnee Health Care-Marion is located at 1506 N. Sioux Dr., northeast of Illinois Star Centre Mall. It offers family medicine services for all ages and adult psychiatry, (618) 997-5270.
Marion Wellness Center is a school health center serving students and their families and faculty and staff in the Marion Unit #2 School District. Marion Wellness Center is located in the new Health Education Center at Marion High School at 1700 Wildcat Rd., (618) 969-8228.
Illinois Centre Healthcare-Dental offers a complete array of general dental and pediatric dental services. It is located at 3115 Williamson County Pkwy., north of Target at Illinois Star Centre Mall, (618) 969-8600.
MARION VA MEDICAL CENTER
2401 W. 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, Illinois; Paducah; Hanson; Owensboro; and Mayfield, Kentucky; Vincennes and Evansville, Indiana.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS HEALTHCARE
The people of Southern Illinois Healthcare, a not-for-profit health care system, are dedicated to promoting the health and well being of all of the people in the communities we serve. Our mission is guided by our values: compassion, collaboration, quality, stewardship, integrity, accountability and respect.
Over 3,000 employees, along with physicians and volunteers, work together to achieve our mission and ensure that the health care needs of those we serve are met. We make this a reality by treating patients in SIH facilities, offering services in rural clinics, collaborating with some of America’s best hospitals and improving our communities through our charitable community benefits programs.