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KSB Hospital Announces 2014 Scholarships

KSB Hospital and private donors have established several scholarships for students in health-related fields. Below are links to the scholarship applications and descriptions of the scholarships available. Please note the High School Healthcare Scholarships are due on March 15 and all other KSB Scholarships are due on April 15. If you have questions, please call Marjie Lundquist at [...]

Vibrant Living: Awards, Anti-Gravity, Winter Tips, and more!

In the latest edition of KSB’s quarterly newsletter Vibrant Living, you’ll find stories about two recent awards given to our recently retired CEO, Darryl Vandervort, and a longtime family physician, Dr. Joe Welty. You’ll also see an Alter-G Treadmill, a new piece of equipment in our Physical Rehab department that gives the feeling of anti-gravity and [...]

KSB Hospital Announces 2013 Scholarships

KSB Hospital and private donors have established several scholarships for students in health-related fields. Below are links to the scholarship applications and descriptions of the scholarships available. Please note the High School Healthcare Scholarships are due on March 15 and all other KSB Scholarships are due on April 15.KSB Scholarship ApplicationKSB High School Healthcare ScholarshipKSB [...]

KSB Hospital Named Business of the Year

The Dixon Chamber of Commerce and KSBHospital can be mentioned in the same breath because they are both synonymous with serving the local community.Now the former has honored the latter, as the Dixon Chamber named KSBHospital its Business of the Year for 2012. KSB President and CEO Dave Schreiner accepted the award at the 31st [...]

KSB Hospital Named “Business of the Year”

The Dixon Chamber of Commerce and KSB Hospital can be mentioned in the same breath because they are both synonymous with serving the local community. Now the former has honored the latter, as the Dixon Chamber named KSB Hospital its Business of the Year for 2012.KSB President and CEO Dave Schreiner accepted the award at [...]

KSB Hospital not involved in meningitis cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDIXON, Ill. – KSB Hospital has not received any medications from the New England Compounding Center (NECC) that have been tied to the meningitis outbreak.Many local hospitals, including KSB Hospital, have been included in some media reports in relation to the NECC products. However, KSB Hospital has not received any product tied to [...]

KSB Hospital Wins Quality Excellence Award

Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital has been awarded the Quality Excellence Achievement Award by the Illinois Hospital Association for process improvements put in place in the Emergency Department.KSB received the award from among 67 applicants in the rural hospital category. It was one of three finalists for the honor.“We knew we had made a huge improvement in [...]

KSB Hospital Supports Community Garden

DIXON, Ill. – KSB Hospital today announced a partnership with several community organizations to sponsor a Healthy Harvest Community Garden program.  The community garden will be located at Camp Reynoldswood in Dixon and feature a collection of plots maintained by various members of the community.“We’re always looking for ways to support the health and wellbeing [...]

Patient Experience the Focus of “Talkline” with Julie Mann on WIXN Radio

Click here to listen to Julie Mann discuss the patient experience at KSB Hospital in the January edition of “Talkline” DIXON, Ill. – Julie Mann, VP/Chief Administrative Officer, joined radio host Steve Marco for the latest edition of Talkline on AM1460 WIXN.  Julie spoke about the exciting news that KSB Hospital is the recipient of [...]

KSB Hospital Receives Outstanding Patient Experience Award from HealthGrades

Ranked in Top 5% Nationally for Patient Experience   DIXON, Ill. – Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital was named a recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Patient Experience Award by HealthGrades, a trusted, independent source for researching and selecting doctors and hospitals.  This distinction ranks KSB Hospital among the top 5% of hospitals nationwide based on an [...]