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Memorial Hospital Welcomes New Program and Employees to the Senior Life Solutions' Evergreen Center

Memorial Hospital Senior Life Solutions' Evergreen Center welcomes new team members. The Evergreen Center has provided behavioral health services to the region's older adults for over 16 years. The Evergreen Center is excited to continue serving the older adults in the area through its new program model.  Click here to read more!


On July 21st, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released their annual patient experience ratings for hospitals nationwide. This rating is based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores collected in 2020. Of the 3,478 hospitals rated, Memorial Hospital is one of only 263 hospitals to have achieved a five star rating in patient experience. This equates to the prestigious standing of ranking in the top 10% of hospitals in Illinois and in the top 8% of hospitals nationwide (CMS, 2021). This esteemed ranking is the result of stellar patient feedback even amidst one of the most difficult years in healthcare history due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Memorial Hospital Achieves Coveted Five Star Rating

On July 31st, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released their annual patient experience ratings for hospitals nationwide. The federal administrator of the nation's major healthcare programs assigned a patient experience star rating to 3,478 hospitals based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores collected in 2019. Click to read more...

Memorial Medical Clinic Offers Alternative Services

Memorial Medical Clinic in Carthage is excited to provide a new alternative service during the Coronavirus 2019 pandemic. Beginning Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Memorial Medical Clinic will offer a “Drive-Up” Click to read more

Rural Health Clinics Now Allowed to Provide VIRTUAL Telehealth Services

During a time when physical distancing is encouraged in our communities to protect against COVID 19, and with the recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) changes to Telehealth, approved by the government which allows rural health clinics to provide telehealth services, Memorial Hospital is excited to offer alternative treatment options for patients.


Hancock County Important notice about Covid-19

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – The Hancock County Health Department (HCHD) and Memorial Hospital (MH) have received official notice that an individual from another county who was visiting family in Hancock County tested positive for COVID-19. 

Memorial Hospital Visitor Restrictions Increase

Due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state and region, Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Illinois will have more stringent visitor restrictions effective immediately.

Women & Family Medical Group moving OB, Women's Health, and Pediatric services

Beginning, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 8am Women & Family Medical Group clinic will move to a temporary location.

Memorial Hospital increases visitor restrictions

Due to the growing concern of COVID-19, effective immediately Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Illinois will have visitor restrictions.


The Hancock County Health Department, Memorial Hospital, and Hancock Village are working closely to monitor and educate the public on Coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to read more

Memorial Hospital Receives Awards(click to read more)

Memorial Hospital presented highest award of excellence at the 20th Annual Night of Excellence Summit Awards Celebration at InterContinental New Orleans, New Orleans, LA in January 2020. 

Memorial Hospital achieves ‘5-Star’ HCAHPS rating, honored for excellence in quality of care outcomes

The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) recently recognized Memorial Hospital, Carthage, for its ongoing commitment to exceptional quality of care, during a ceremony held November 13th at the I-Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL. Click to read more...

Employees honored at annual recognition dinner

Memorial Hospital and Hancock County Senior Services, employees gathered at the Smokin’ Gun Event Center to celebrate the years of service and certification achievements. Click to read more...

Unitypoint Health and Memorial Hospital alter path Organizations to maintain relationship

August 12, 2019 UnityPoint Health and Memorial Hospital in Carthage, IL have chosen to change their partnership to better serve the needs of the community. Click to read more...

Memorial Hospital Welcomes Bilingual Physician

Memorial Hospital and Memorial Medical Clinics are pleased to announce that bilingual physician, Rosalinda Campos, MD, MS, has joined their staff and will start seeing patients at the Memorial Medical Clinics Carthage office in August. Click to read more... 

Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Gives Final Donation

Memorial Hospital Auxiliary gives their final donation to UnityPoint Health – Memorial Hospital. Click to read more...


UnityPoint Health - Memorial Hospital welcomes Terry H. Marler as the new Chief Operating Officer and Raigan Brown MHA, RN as the new Chief Nursing Officer.  (Click to read full article)

"Annual Medicare” Preventive Visit

Memorial Hospital is proud to announce a new service available to the public.  “Annual Medicare” preventive visit is cover by Part B Medicare and is “No Cost” to the patient. (Click to read more)


CARTHAGE, IL AND KEOKUK, IA – Quincy Medical Group, Memorial Hospital in Carthage, and
UnityPoint Health – Keokuk are all committed to providing high-quality healthcare to patients of the
region. That commitment includes identifying and bringing specialty care to the communities they
serve. All three partners are pleased to announce their partnership to bring general surgery services to
patients in Keokuk, Carthage, and surrounding communities. (click to read more)

Memorial Hospital, UnityPoint Health®, Quincy Medical Group Announce Plans to Collaborate on Regional Services

Leaders at Memorial Hospital (MH), UnityPoint Health® and Quincy Medical Group (QMG) are pleased to announce that a non-binding agreement has been signed to explore the potential creation of a closer working relationship. The parties share a commitment to high quality standards while offering exceptional patient experience and look forward to further discussions about a potential relationship. (click to read more)

New Transitional Care Program partnership Expected to Benefit West Central Illinois, Northearst Missouri and Southeast Iowa Region Patients

Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Illinois announces a new partnership with Allevant Solutions, a joint venture between Mayo Clinic and Select Medical, to enhance the “swing bed” program at Memorial Hospital, called Transitional Care. click here to read more.

Better Breathers Club: Mindfulness & Pain Management

Wednesday, February 1, the Better Breathers Club will be meeting from 3:00-4:00.  Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Sarah Brockholder of Hamilton Warsaw Clinic will be discussing mindfulness and pain management. This is a FREE service available for those with COPD and their family, friends and caretakers. Click to read more

Memorial Hospital Now Offers 3D Mammography 

Memorial Hospital has recently purchased a new 3D Hologic Mammogram System. With the new 3D Mammogram system, providers will be able to catch cancer in its earliest stages. Click to read more...

Hancock Village Volunteer Awarded “Volunteer of the Year”

Jasmine Climer, a volunteer at Hickory Grove and Maple Grove, has been awarded “Volunteer of the Year” by the Illinois Health Care Association (IHCA). Click to read more...

Memorial Hospital Certified as Emergent Stroke Ready Hospital

Memorial Hospital has been recertified as an Emergent Stroke Ready hospital by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Click here to read more...

Lifestyle Intervention Program

The Director of Nutrition Services at Memorial Hospital, Deborah Schuster RD, CSG, LDN, CDE, will be instructing a Lifestyle Intervention Program called “All About Me”. Click to read more...

Memorial Hospital Recieves 4.5 Star Rating

Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Illinois was given a 4.5 star rating out of 5 by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS).  Click here to read more...

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