Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville, Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System, has been providing healthcare services to the residents of Morgan, Cass, Greene, Scott, Macoupin counties, and portions of Brown and northern Pike 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 Douglas Rahn, 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.”
Passavant Area Hospital hosted Devin Grable, a junior at Jacksonville High School, as part of Boy Scout Citizenship Day in Jacksonville February 8. He is a member of local Troop 113.
Devin split his time with Todd Thorsen, Occupational Therapy, (shown in photo), and LaRissa Sorrells, Physical Therapy, to learn their about their job responsibilities in Rehabilitation Services.
Earlier in the afternoon, Passavant and Kevin Eckhoff, Marketing and Communications, treated Devin to lunch at the Boy Scout Citizenship Day Luncheon at Hamilton’s. The guest speaker at the Luncheon was C.D. Davidsmeyer, Illinois State Representative.