Passavant Area Hospital http://wuis.org en State Panel Approves Memorial-Passavant Affiliation http://wuis.org/post/state-panel-approves-memorial-passavant-affiliation <p>The affiliation of two area health care organizations is a step closer to becoming a reality.&nbsp; Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville plans to join Memorial Health System, which oversees three other hospitals including Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.<br /><br />Tuesday, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board unanimously approved the change.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br />Ed Curtis, Memorial's CEO, says the affiliation is on target to take effect April first.&nbsp; Afterward, he says patients won't notice an immediate difference in how they access health care:<br /> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:57:24 +0000 Sean Crawford 20614 at http://wuis.org State Panel Approves Memorial-Passavant Affiliation Memorial's Ed Curtis On Passavant Partnership http://wuis.org/post/memorials-ed-curtis-passavant-partnership <p>Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville could soon be affiliated with Memorial Health System, which already oversees hospitals in Springfield, Taylorville and Lincoln.<br />The Passavant Board has agreed to partner with Memorial, pending regulatory approval.<br /> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 17:06:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 16266 at http://wuis.org Memorial's Ed Curtis On Passavant Partnership