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Jim Timpe has been selected to serve as the new president and CEO at HSHS St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield. He started in this new role on Dec. 11, 2018. Timpe comes to St. Francis from HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield where he most recently served as the director of imaging services, rehabilitation services, sleep and neuro-diagnostics. He had been in that role since 2011.

HSHS St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield will hold “Stop Smoking – Start Living” classes in the lower level auditorium on Mondays beginning Jan. 14 through Feb. 18, 2019 from 5:30 -6:45 p.m. Quitting smoking is not just about breaking a bad habit. It is about changing habits so cigarettes are no longer a part of your life. This six-week program is designed to empower individuals to enjoy a smoke-free life.


The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) recently recognized HSHS St. Francis Hospital for its ongoing commitment to exceptional quality of care, during a ceremony held October 29 at the I-Hotel and Conference Center, Champaign, IL. The hospital was recognized for achieving a ‘5-Star’ HCAHPS rating. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) created the HCAHPS Star Ratings for consumers to more quickly and easily access the patient experience of care information provided on the Hospital Compare website. Star ratings will also allow consumers to more easily compare hospitals.

HSHS St. Francis Hospital is proud to accept a wide variety of health insurance plans to better serve its patients and the communities’ health care needs. When reviewing your insurance health plan options, learn if the insurance plan limits your access to certain doctors or hospitals. Doctors, hospitals and other providers may be in one of the company's provider networks, but not in others. Also, be sure to review the number of primary care physicians and specialists available to you and the geographic locations of those providers. Below is the current list of health insurance plans accepted by HSHS St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.
 

HSHS St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary is showcasing some beautiful Litchfield homes later this month as part of a fundraiser to benefit a scholarship program for students pursuing degrees in the health care field.

Six homes will be showcased Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, during the 2018 Home Tour. It features the homes of Keith and Pat Aten, Steve Dougherty, Tyler and Antonia Downs, Jake and Jennifer Fleming, Richard and Stacy Ledford, and Steve and Angela Morris. The homes are all located in Litchfield. The tour will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with an after-party at Maverick Steaks & Spirits in Litchfield that will feature hors d’oeuvres and door prizes. Tickets are on sale now and available at the HSHS St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop or the Holiday Inn Express. The cost of a ticket is $20 advance and $25 the day of the event.
 

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) today announced that Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed telehealth legislation, Senate Bill 3049, into law. It will go into effect on January 1, 2019.
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