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Your Host in Healthcare

On many extended sojourns away from home, most people typically engage in two experiences: eating out and staying at a hotel. Both the restaurant business and the hotel industry are built on providing a service to their guests but, most importantly, they are committed to doing so with a degree of hospitality. This extension of […]

Navigating Life With the Blood Experts

Since the Bleeding & Clotting Disorders Institute was founded in 2010, over 7,000 individuals have received comprehensive care for bleeding, blood clotting or other blood disorders from BCDI’s team of experts. Among many accomplishments, BCDI is the only nonprofit federally funded Hemophilia Treatment Center of Excellence in downstate Illinois. At the heart of BCDI’s mission […]

Where It All Began: Serving for Forty Years (1974–2024)

By Luke Dalfiume, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Owner, John R. Day & Associates, Christian Psychological Associates   This year marks the 50th anniversary of Christian Psychological Associates, John R. Day & Associates. The practice originated out of an initiative from Methodist Hospital in the late 1960s into the early 1970s. What was then Methodist Hospital […]

Nutritious, Delicious, & Healthy

EatandEvolve — Tasty Made Healthy   Hamida’s Kitchen, a 501(c)(3) was established in 2018 to honor the legacy of Prof Hamida Ahmad, beloved mother/mother-in-law of Nausheen Ahmad and Faisal Hasan. With all the academic success and an illustrious career in public service, one thing that only the closest friends and family know about Prof Hamida […]

Built on Trust, Driven to Help

By Alexander Germanis   As the winter winds begin to cut to the bone and the darkness of night settles around us all too quickly, people’s thoughts often become occupied with how they can warm the lives of others—how they might bring a little light into someone else’s world. Minds turn to the many people […]

Know the Dangers of Vascular Disease

By Alexander Germanis   One of the worst things in life is suspecting something might be wrong, but not knowing if something is wrong. Not knowing fosters anxiety and stress, which can make any existing problem even worse. When it comes to one’s health, such as with arterial and venous problems, not knowing what’s wrong […]

Springfield Clinic’s New Ambulatory Surgery Center in Peoria

Easier access to surgical procedures is coming soon to the Peoria area. Springfield Clinic is proud to be launching the Springfield Clinic Peoria Surgery Center in late 2023, making many outpatient procedures and some procedures that require more recovery time more accessible in Peoria. “We are excited to be bringing this expansion of services to […]

An Expanded World of Health Care Access

By Alexander Germanis   There was a time, not that long ago, when one’s “world” consisted of how far one could travel in a day. This meant the necessities of life had to be within a small, accessible radius from one’s home. Beside basic food and shelter, safety and peace of mind also came from […]

Providing Comprehensive Primary Care

No one wants to feel like they are just a number—especially when they have a medical or wellness concern. That is why Solvera Health is bringing hospitality to healthcare, treating each patient like a treasured guest who deserves personal attention. Serving patients in the Peoria, Galesburg, and Carbondale areas, the providers of Solvera Health deliver […]