Memorial Health System’s annual report is now available to the public online.
Visitors to ChooseMemorial.org can access a PDF file of the 2015 annual report for the seven-affiliate health system, which includes patient testimonials and significant achievements realized on behalf of the patients and communities served by the health system. The annual report is for fiscal year 2015, which ended Sept. 30, 2015.
“The patient stories highlighted in our annual report are a true testament to the exceptional employees, physician partners and volunteers throughout our health system,” said Edgar J. Curtis, president and chief executive officer for Memorial Health System. “They dedicate each day to enriching the lives of others, and we would not be the successful organization we are today without their immeasurable skill.”
Highlights of the annual report include:
- A series of patient profiles featuring community members throughout central Illinois, including Jaquayla Russell of Springfield. Memorial Care Coordination Services helped her manage care for her two young daughters, who face challenging health issues.
- A by-the-numbers section, quantifying some of the accomplishments throughout the health system, including the number of visits to Memorial Medical Center’s Emergency Department (129,771), the number of mental health screenings provided by Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois to unserved or underserved children in Springfield (12,492), and the total raised for the 2014 Memorial’s Festival of Trees ($333,889).
- Details about the nonprofit health system’s Community Benefit program. In 2015, Memorial provided more than $190.9 million in unreimbursed services. Community benefits totaled nearly $117.4 million, including $6.7 million in charity care. The unpaid costs for patients insured by Medicaid totaled $54.3 million.
The health system’s seven affiliates are Memorial Medical Center of Springfield, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital of Lincoln, Passavant Area Hospital of Jacksonville, Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Memorial Home Services, Memorial Physician Services and Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois.