What’s New at SIH

Cardio MEMS

May 12th, 2017:

Congestive heart failure is one of the most prevalent conditions in clinical medicine. In fact, heart failure affects about 1.5 million Americans, with well over a half million new cases being diagnosed each year. It occurs when your heart muscle can’t pump enough blood to meet your body’s needs. Congestive heart failure often develops after… Read more

Five Tips to Survive Spring Allergies

May 3rd, 2017:

Our southern Illinois spring feels like a Katy Perry song. It’s hot and it’s cold. With the recent fluctuations in temperatures, folks suffering from sinus and allergy issues are taking a bit of a hit. There are plenty of things you can do to avoid the sneezing and wheezing associated with the condition. SIH Medical… Read more

Latex Balloon Ban

April 20th, 2017:

For the safety of our patients, visitors and staff at our hospitals and clinics, SIH will adopt a latex balloon ban on May 1, 2017. While many patient care areas have had latex-free zones in place for quite some time, growing concerns involving latex balloon allergies and exposures prompted this formal, system wide change. Latex… Read more