QUINCY — Blessing Hospital has achieved Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the highest national honor awarded for nursing excellence. Of the more than 6,300 hospitals in the country, only 591 (9.4%) achieve Magnet recognition. The announcement of Blessing’s achievement was made Monday, July 25. Research demonstrates Magnet recognition provides specific benefits to […]
The Blessing CEO discusses opposing Quincy Medical Group’s expansion at Quincy Town Center, gives an update on Blessing facilities and talks about how COVID has changed the way the healthcare provider works.
Ashley Conrad talks to Jen Wiemelt of the Ulmus Academy about starting a new school from scratch and Blessing CEO Maureen Kahn explains why Blessing Health System continues to oppose Quincy Medical Group’s new hospital proposal.
QUINCY — Blessing Health System is asking for review of the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board’s recent decision to approve the Quincy Medical Group small format hospital. In a Wednesday morning press release, Blessing officials say they filed the appeal of the certificate of need permit in Sangamon County Court on Tuesday, May […]
QUINCY — Maureen Kahn, president and CEO of Blessing Health Systems, doesn’t want any of her employees to leave. A recent federal mandate regarding COVID-19 vaccines likely will make that difficult to avoid now. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released last week specific health care and business rules to be implemented nationwide. Blessing […]
QUINCY — Blessing Hospital patients receive care rated among the safest in the nation. For the third straight survey period, an independent national watchdog organization has given Blessing Hospital a grade of “A” for patient safety. The Leapfrog Group, founded by 2,000 large employers and other purchasers of healthcare, assigns a letter grade of A […]
Maureen Kahn, president/CEO of Blessing Health System, talks about health care and events that recently transpired regarding COVID-19 testing and vaccinations and the health care provider’s policies. Harvey’s Furniture sponsors Muddy River News This Week.
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group’s proposed $61.1 million hospital was rejected 4-2 Wednesday by the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board. A press release from Quincy Medical Group noted that the Intent to Deny that was issued by the HFSRB is “not uncommon” for proposed projects. QMG is allowed to submit additional information for […]