QUINCY — More than 800 participants came together on May 14 to the riverfront in Quincy for the 22nd annual Quincy Medical Group Bridge the Gap to Health Race, which supported the supportive housing program at the YWCA Quincy. Representatives from QMG presented a check to the YWCA on Sept. 22 for $53,947.73. “Our race […]
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QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group has added a diagnostic innovation known as the prostate-specific membrane antigen or PSMA PET scan that enables more precise detection of prostate cancer, leading to improved treatment for men. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. The […]
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group will be the host of flu shot clinics at several locations in September and October. Appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling the phone number listed with each location below. Everyone attending the flu shot clinics are asked to wear a mask. The clinics are available for ages […]
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group and the Cathedral of Worship are the hosts of the second Man Up event from 10 a.m. – noon Saturday, Aug. 27 at South Park in Quincy. This event is free to men of all ages and will offer a morning full of activities such as quick and easy health […]
QUINCY — Allergy symptoms can occur any time of the year and impact your day-to-day life. Quincy Medical Group’s Ear, Nose, and Throat Department is offering sublingual immunotherapy or allergy drops. Treating allergy is very important to ENT doctors as it is a common cause of sinusitis, nasal polyps and ear infections. Dr. Paul Conrad […]
QUINCY — In partnership with the Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes, Quincy Medical Group is opening a new milk depot. The milk depot will be located at the QMG Women’s Health Center on the second floor of QMG’s 1118 Hampshire location. The milk depot provides a place for pre-approved donors from Quincy […]
QUINCY — The annual Jackson-Lincoln Swimming Complex Ben Bumbry Memorial Banquet will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, in the Quincy University Hall of Fame Room. The banquet is held in honor and remembrance of Bumbry and to celebrate the community, individuals and businesses who support the pool. This year’s banquet will commemorate the […]
CARTHAGE — The Legacy Theater in Carthage has two shows planned for June. The 1980s sounds of Prince will come alive at the theater at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 25, with Marshall Charloff and The Purple Xperience. Creating the sound and the look of Prince, this five-piece group comes from Prince’s birthplace of Minneapolis. Charloff, […]
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 […]
Hope Grows Here will be held Sunday, June 5, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Quincy Medical Group Cancer Institute, 3301 Broadway St, Quincy Town Center.
Bob Gough sits down with the QMG CEO to talk about the timeline and work underway for Quincy Medical Group’s expansion at the Quincy Town Center and how yet another strain of COVID seems to be creeping upon us.
Safe Kids Health Fair will be held 9-11 am Saturday, June 4 in the Quincy Medical Group Employee Parking Lot, 11th and Maine St (across from QMG’s 1101 Maine St building). Safe Kids Adams County and the Quincy Medical Group (QMG) Pediatrics department are hosting the free event.
Ashley Conrad gets a treatment at Quincy Medical Group with Dr. Anna Levin.
QUINCY — The Quincy Medical Group Foundation recently was the host of the annual Community Cancer Crush, which raised more than $70,000 for the QMG Foundation Oncology Patient Assistance Fund. Cancer Crush has brought the local community together for nine years in support of area patients battling cancer. The Oncology Patient Assistance Fund provides assistance […]
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group will be the host of the 22nd annual Bridge the Gap to Health Race on Saturday, May 14. To ensure the safety of participants, spectators and volunteers, the following streets will be closed or reduced to one lane from 5 a.m.-noon: Front Street from Jersey to Broadway 2nd Street from […]
QUINCY — Quincy Brewing Company and Quincy Medical Group, along with The District, are spearheading a cleanup event that will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 30. Efforts will begin in Parking Lot I where gloves and trash bags will be distributed. Volunteers will then head to designated areas in the heart of the downtown […]
QUINCY — The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved Quincy Medical Group’s certificate of need applications for both the QMG Hospital and QMG Birth Center during its meeting on Tuesday. The decision reversed a May 26, 2021 ruling when the board cited the project would create an unnecessary duplication of services. QMG appealed, […]
Blessing Health System, a nonprofit three-hospital chain based in Quincy, opposes neighboring Quincy Medical Group’s plan to build a “small format” nonprofit hospital 2 miles from Blessing’s Quincy hospital, which is a so-called “safety-net” facility serving many Medicare and Medicaid patients.
QMG Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. George Crickard with the Easter Bunny and Boo Boo the Band-Aid.
QUINCY — In a first for the state of Illinois, Quincy Medical Group physicians performed on Dec. 7 the first cardiac catheterization in a freestanding ambulatory surgery center. The history-making procedure took place at the QMG Surgery Center. Cardiac catheterization, also known as cardiac cath, is performed to detect blockages in coronary arteries. Having the procedure […]
MOUNT STERLING, Ill. — Quincy Medical Group is the host of an open house and ribbon cutting for its Mount Sterling Clinic, at 216 Pittsfield Road, from 4-6 p.m. March 31. Community members are invited to tour the facility and meet the QMG team. A ribbon cutting will take place at 4:30 p.m. Light refreshments […]
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group now offers VivAer, a minimally-invasive FDA-cleared technology that provides lasting relief from chronic nasal airway obstruction. Dr. Paul Conrad and Dr. Abraham Sheffield, ear, nose and throat physicians at QMG, offer this new treatment option for patients. Nasal airway obstruction is a common but often undiagnosed condition. More than 20 […]
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QUINCY — 2×4’s For Hope, a Quincy-based organization that helps build homes for homeless and at-risk veterans, plans to continue building homes in 2022 under the guidance of a new executive director. Jordan Lenz, who had served the organization as its administrative assistant, was named executive director at the December meeting of the board of […]
MOUNT STERLING, Ill. – Quincy Medical Group started welcoming patients into its new facility, the QMG Mount Sterling Clinic, on Monday. QMG has provided care for Brown County and the surrounding region since 1996. Dr. Jennifer Schroeder said she hopes the clinic’s new home at 216 Pittsfield Road will further enhance care for local patients. […]
QUINCY – The Quincy Medical Group Foundation and Quincy Medical Group Cancer Institute are announcing the creation of a support group for people touched by cancer. Cancer Connect provides an opportunity for anyone receiving cancer treatment, cancer survivors, and/or caregivers to come together in support of one another. Cancer Connect will be facilitated by Shari […]
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QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group’s radiation oncology program recently was awarded a three-year term of accreditation by the American College of Radiology, the nation’s oldest and most widely accepted radiation oncology accrediting body with more than 700 accredited sites and more than 30 years of accreditation experience. The ACR represents the collective expertise of more than 36,000 diagnostic/interventional radiologists, […]
Quincy Medical Group has agreed to pay $500,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims for medically unnecessary cardiac catheterization procedures performed by a physician who was formerly employed by the group.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has made a motion to the Illinois Supreme Court to consolidate several similar cases in Illinois counties into one that challenges the orders from the state of Illinois establishing a COVID-19 vaccination and testing program for school personnel, healthcare workers and state employees. A case involving employment claims from suspended […]
Memorial Hospital in Carthage and Quincy Medical Group submitted an application on Nov. 17 to the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services as part of the Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives Public Act, which allocates $150 million annually for healthcare transformation collaboratives through 2027. The application proposes to establish a collaborative named the Ideal State Collaborative. […]
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group on Monday officially became a member of Duly Health and Care in Downers Grove, the largest independent, multi-specialty physician-directed medical group in the Midwest. Duly has more than 900 primary care and specialty care physicians and more than 6,000 team members in more than 150 locations. Quincy Medical Group’s includes […]
QUINCY — The future of 2×4’s for Hope, a local charity which builds homes for homeless and at-risk veterans, is in doubt after the organization’s board voted Saturday to remove Mark Lawrence as president and Chris Lawrence as treasurer. The Lawrences, who founded the group, were removed from the board entirely. Quincy attorney Gerry Timmerwilke […]
QUINCY – Quincy Medical Group and the QMG Foundation, along with the Quincy Park District, have made significant contributions to the latest tiny home project for the 2×4’s For Hope organization. 2×4’s For Hope, a 501(c)(3) founded by Mark and Chris Lawrence in May 2015, helps build homes for homeless and at-risk veterans. Each home […]
Quincy Art Center’s latest satellite exhibit at Quincy Medical Group, “SeeMe: Race and Culture” by artist Faye Dant, will be on display through Dec. 22. The exhibit is on the second floor near the breezeway at Quincy Medical Group, 1118 Hampshire, and will be open during QMG’s regular business hours. An artist talk with Dant […]
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group will host a job fair for opportunities at the QMG Surgery Center, 3301 Broadway at the Quincy Town Center, from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 21. No appointment is needed. QMG has a variety of full-time positions available at the QMG Surgery Center including surgical technologists, registered nurses (Surgery Center and GI) […]
On Monday, Circuit Judge Tad Brenner entered an order which adds the Illinois governor’s office and the Illinois Department of Public Health as “necessary parties” to the legal action being taken against Blessing Health System and Quincy Medical Group by plaintiffs who do not want to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or get tested regularly. Brenner’s […]
QUINCY – Circuit Judge Tad Brenner has called for a full hearing on employment claims from suspended and terminated workers from Blessing Health System and Quincy Medical Group. The hearing is set for October 6 at 9 a.m. and until then, Brenner ruled, the employees in question shall have their “employment maintained”. At the beginning […]
QUINCY — The numbers are growing, but local health care providers won’t disclose how many employees have terminated or suspended because they have refused to either receive the COVID-19 vaccine or subject themselves to regular testing. About 30 people gathered at the corner of 12th and Broadway around noon Wednesday carrying signs. They were receiving […]
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group announced plans Monday for a birth center at the Quincy Town Center, 3301 Broadway. If the project is approved by the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board, QMG’s birth center will be the first of its kind in west-central Illinois and the fifth in Illinois. The birth center will […]
Quincy Medical Group is offering drive-through flu shot clinics in Barry, Ill., Keokuk, Iowa, Mount Sterling, Ill., Pittsfield, Ill., and Quincy, Ill., for people ages 2 and over. Appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling the phone number listed with each location. All those attending the flu shot clinics are asked to wear […]
QUINCY — Dr. Rick Noble believes the leaders of the health industry in the United States are missing an opportunity. Noble has been in primary care practice at Quincy Medical Group for 38 years, and he became QMG’s chief medical officer in February. He hears the politically charged arguments for and against getting the COVID-19 […]
QUINCY — Quincy Brewing Company and Quincy Medical Group, along with The District, are spearheading a cleanup event at 10 a.m. Saturday. Efforts will begin in Parking Lot I, where gloves and trash bags will be distributed. Volunteers will head to designated areas in the heart of the downtown to pick up litter. All ages […]
Quincy Medical Group announced Thursday that it had signed a letter of intent to join together with DuPage Medical, becoming one organization. A news release stated “…the organizations will intentionally focus on providing an unrivaled patient experience, while working to raise the standard for quality and excellence for physician-directed care.” DuPage Medical Group is the […]
QUINCY – Quincy Medical Group and the Cathedral of Worship are sponsoring “Man Up” from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Bob Mays Park. This event is free to men and offers an afternoon of activities, including axe throwing, plank and battle rope competitions, archery and more. QMG will offer blood pressure checks, heart checks, glucose testing, […]
CARTHAGE — Quincy Medical Group and Memorial Hospital in Carthage are partnering to provide kidney care to local patients. The new service will be offered at the Memorial Medical Building, 1450 N. Co. Road 2050. QMG nephrologist Dr. Dan Evans will begin offering care to patients beginning Friday, Aug. 20. Evans has been with QMG […]
QUINCY – After last year’s race went virtual due to COVID-19 concerns, the Bridge the Gap to Health Race was back in-person in 2021 and raised a total of $50,418.14 for the Quincy Catholic Charities’ MedAssist program, which helps local patients afford their prescription medications. Race organizers with Quincy Medical Group presented a check on July 26 to representatives […]
QUINCY – Quincy Medical Group recently began offering Breast MRIs utilizing 3T MRI technology, providing local patients with more advanced imaging. QMG is the only facility in the local area to offer 3T imaging technology. It recently expanded the MRI program to include breast imaging. Dr. Robert Haag, a radiologist for QMG, said the 3T […]
QUINCY – The Safe Kids Adams County and Quincy Medical Group pediatrics department are hosting a free Safe Kids Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon June 12 in the QMG employee parking lot, 11th and Maine (across from QMG’s 1101 Maine building). The Safe Kids Health Fair will provide activities to promote safety and […]
QUINCY — National Cancer Survivors Day is recognized each year on the first Sunday of June to honor everybody impacted by cancer. Quincy Medical Group is inviting people to visit the QMG Cancer Institute, 3301 Broadway at the Quincy Town Center, from 9-11 a.m. on Sunday, June 6 to honor Quincy’s cancer patients and survivors. […]
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 […]