Passavant Homecare


Passavant HomeCare offers home health products to the Jacksonville and seven surrounding counties. Passavant HomeCare provides such health products such as oxygen, CPAP/BIPAP, hospital beds, walking aids, diabetic supplies, scooters, and lift chairs. Two certified fitters are available for all mastectomy needs.

In addition, Passavant HomeCare has a full-time respiratory therapist. Delivery services is also provided.

Passavant HomeCare bills most insurances, including Medicare and IDPA.

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Passavant HomeCare is located at 306A North Westgate, Jacksonville. After hour emergency service is also available. Call 245-8365 for more information.

Passavant Designated as Emergent Stroke Ready Hospital

Posted on: April 14, 2015

The Illinois Department of Public Health recently designated Passavant as an Emergent Stroke Ready Hospital (ESRH). “As an ESRH, our patients are provided rapid medical access within that narrow 60-minute treatment time,” says Jerrod Wilson, Emergency Department (ED) Nurse Manager. “It’s critical that stroke patients receive medical attention immediately. Each second a patient waits for treatment denies the brain of needed blood and oxygen. Immediate treatment may minimize the long-term effects of a stroke and even prevent death. Having this program allows us to provide timely treatment and prepares the patient for transfer to a primary stroke center, such as Memorial Medical Center.” “Development of our program was truly a team effort. We work together to continually evaluate and refine our guidelines and processes to achieve the very best outcomes for our stroke patients,” Wilson added. A stroke occurs when a vessel in the brain is blocked by a blood clot or ruptures. A stroke caused by a clot is called an ischemic stroke; about 85 percent of all strokes are ischemic. The only treatment for ischemic strokes is tissue plasminogen activator (tPA, given through an IV in the arm). tPA dissolves the clot and improves blood flow to the part of the brain being deprived of blood flow. If administered within three hours, tPA may improve the chances of recovering from a stroke.  

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