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    TMH Foundation to Host Annual Signature Event

    The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation will be hosting its annual Signature Event titled “Gifts of the Season” on Saturday, December 2 at The Pillars Event Center. Long-time event co-chairs Mary McNeely and Penny Bliler celebrate their fifth year of planning the event which promises to be a night to remember with a social hour at 6 p.m. followed by a welcome and plated dinner at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by acoustic duo “Lowder and Manning”.

    Memorial Health System Recognized with Quality Award from International Hospital Federation

    Memorial Health System earned one of the top excellence awards from the International Hospital Federation.

    Winter Depression Might Be SAD

    As the weather starts to cool and the days become shorter, many may start to experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, typically starting in the late fall and easing up in the spring.

    TMH Auxiliary to Host Holiday Extravaganza

    The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting its annual Holiday Extravaganza on Friday, November 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Janice Hopper Auditorium.

    TMH Hosts Bi-Annual Networking Luncheon

    Taylorville Memorial Hospital hosted the bi-annual networking luncheon for staff of area hospitals whose work is dedicated to the elderly population on September 29. The group gathered to discuss ideas on community education efforts and how to effectively reach out to community referral sources. Hosted in the TMH Annex conference room, they were able to discuss sensitive information in a private environment.

    TMH Welcomes Taylorville Area First Graders

    Taylorville Memorial Hospital recently held My Day, a 37- year tradition for area first grade students. This field trip was attended by nearly 200 students over a two day period.

    TMH Hosts Addiction Recovery Event

    Taylorville Memorial Hospital hosted the Christian County Prevention Coalition’s “End the Trend to Addiction” event on Saturday, September 23.

    TMH Employees Learn Effective Aggression Management

    Taylorville Memorial Hospital recently held education sessions for employees to learn Techniques for Effective Aggression Management (TEAM). This course provided employees with the knowledge and skills to keep patients and staff safe.

    TMH Diabetes Class Now Offers Calorie King Books

    The Diabetes Self-Management Class offered at Taylorville Memorial Hospital now has the financial support thanks to a grant awarded by the TMH Foundation. These funds are allocated to providing copies of the latest “Calorie King” by Alan Borushek book for everyone who takes the course.

    TMH Redesignated as an Acute Stroke-Ready Hospital

    Taylorville Memorial Hospital has been redesignated as an Acute Stroke-Ready Hospital effective August 28, 2017. This designation maintains TMH has the processes and technology in place to promptly diagnose and treat stroke patients with lifesaving measures prior to transfer.

    TMH Health Needs Assessment Yields Pediatric Dental Program

    Taylorville Memorial Hospital’s community health needs assessment identified access to pediatric dental services as a high-priority need. TMH spearheaded creation of a workgroup to address that need, bringing together hospital staff, Taylorville Community School District officials and local dentists, as well as other community members.

    Memorial Health System Earns Quality Excellence Award from Illinois Hospital Association

    Memorial Health System received one of the top honors today in a statewide quality excellence competition sponsored by the Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) – the fifth quality award that the health system has received from the association in the last five years.

    TMH Will Host Mental Health First Aid - Youth Training

    Taylorville Memorial Hospital will host a session to train community members to learn how to identify and respond to youth showing signs of mental illness and substance abuse. This training is recommended for anyone 18 or older who regularly have contact with young people ages 12-18 such as teachers, coaches, social workers, faith leaders and other caring citizens, but is open to everyone.

    TMH Foundation Pledges Support for New Hospital Program

    The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation is proud to announce their support of the Comfort Closet at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. To date, the Foundation has provided a $500 grant to fund this program.

    TMH Welcomes New Pharmacist

    Taylorville Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Stephen Salisbury, PharmD, as the newest pharmacist at the hospital.

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