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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, 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.”
The Passavant Area Hospital Volunteer Team for the Tri-County Relay for Life earned the Bronze Award for fund-raising at the 2016 event held this past June. The Volunteer team consisted of 22 participants. Through the sale of strawberry shortcake and donations, the Volunteer Team raised $2,654.
This year’s Tri-County Relay for Life raised $89,637.
Crystal Sewell, Community Manager for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, center, presented the Bronze Award to some of the team members last week. Left to right is Kenny Crews, David Mead, Kathy Courier, Joyce Mullens, Annette Woods, Jan Fellhauer, Amber Crowley, Debbie Richards, Michele Underbrink, Aileen Medlock, and Patty Crews.