About Passavant


Passavant Building-07.webPassavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville, Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System, has been providing healthcare services to the residents of Morgan, Cass, Scott, Brown and Greene counties in West Central Illinois since 1875. The Mission of Passavant Area Hospital is to improve the health of the people and communities it serves.

Passavant, licensed for 93 patient beds, is staffed by 900 full and part-time employees, and an active medical staff of 70 physicians. Passavant is the largest employer in Jacksonville.

Passavant Area Hospital is a Magnet® Hospital as recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, and is a member of the American Hospital Association, the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA), and VHA.

“We are a major partner in the communities we serve,” says Harry Schmidt, President & CEO. “As part of our Mission, we continually respond to the evolving healthcare needs of the patients, lend a helping hand when needed, and enhance our services to meet the demands of our public.”

Laura Henry is Employee of the Month

Posted on: October 20, 2017

Passavant Area Hospital’s Employee of the Month is Laura Henry, Health Information Management. She is a release of information specialist and has been employed at Passavant 12 years. Her nomination from a co-worker read, “Laura takes her responsibilities very seriously. She treats our customers with kindness, courtesy, respect and all with a smile on her face. Laura strives to process requests as quickly as possible while keeping patient confidentiality. She is always consistent as a great representative of Passavant.” Laura’s responsibilities include releasing records to patients, lawyers, insurance companies and physicians, protecting patient records and rights, answering the phone, and administering faxes. Laura and her husband, Lincoln, reside in Winchester. The Employee of the Month at Passavant receives eight hours off with pay, an Employee of the Month plaque, a close parking space for one month, gift cards for the Cafeteria and Gift Shop, a movie gift card, pen and pencil set, picnic blanket, flashlight/tool kit, Mason jar cup, umbrella, small cooler, lunch sack, drawstring tote, water bottle, notepad, flashlight key ring, coffee mug, and cup.

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