News, Resources and Events:

(For questions, please contact our Communications Department at 618-332-2304).

Navigators Available to Help Illinois Residents Sign up for Health Insurance

(October 18, 2016) - Health Insurance Navigators through Touchette and Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation can help guide you through the Health Insurance Marketplace, which opens Nov. 1. 
Read more…

.
Zumbathon Spooktacular to Bring Hope to Women Battling Breast Cancer - Event on Oct. 22 to Raise Funds for START NOW Breast Health Services

(October 11, 2016) – Witches, vampires and ghosts are invited to dance the day away to their favorite pop hits and spooky Halloween favorites while helping support Metro East women in their fight against breast cancer. Read more…

 

.
START NOW Mammothon Offers All Women Access to Life-Saving Mammograms

Mammograms to be Offered at Touchette October 13-15, 2016

(September 26, 2016) – Yearly mammograms are key to protecting a woman’s health, but for many Illinois residents without insurance or on limited incomes, these life-saving screenings are often out of reach. Read more…

 

.
Touchette Golf Tournament on Sept. 16 Celebrates 20 Years of Helping St. Clair County Residents 

(August 9, 2016) “On Course for Success,” Touchette’s annual golf tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 16 at The Prairies Golf Course, 300 Tricentennial Drive in Cahokia. Read more…



.
Family Tree Community Fair on August 6th Offers a Day of Fun and Education

(July 11, 2016) Touchette will once again host its annual health event and back-to-school kickoff for hundreds of families in the Metro East. Read more…

..
START NOW Breast Health Services Program Receives $218,000 Grant

(April 11, 2016) – Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation and Touchette Regional Hospital are pleased to announce they have received a $218,000 grant from Susan G. Komen Missouri for their START NOW Breast Health Services Program. Read more…

.
Focus on Your Health

(March 21, 2015) Get a healthy start to spring with details on our Behavioral Wellness Center, Physical Therapy department, and smarter snacking! Click here to download our latest newsletter.
.
START NOW Breast Health Services Program Receives $38,000 Grant 

(February 22, 2016) - The Avon Breast Health Outreach Program has awarded a $38,000 one-year grant to the START NOW Breast Health Services Program. START NOW’s focus is to increase awareness of the life-saving benefits of early breast cancer detection and increase breast health services to uninsured and underserved women in St. Clair, Madison and Clinton Counties. Read more…

.
Touchette Regional Hospital to Host Its Spring Blood Drive on March 25th 

(February 22, 2016) - Open your heart and lend a hand this season by joining Touchette for its Annual Spring Blood Drive. Thanks to your generous donation through the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, you will touch the lives of patients right in your own community. Read more…

.

Touchette Opens the Doors to New Behavioral Health Center
(January 14, 2016) - With the Jan. 13 opening of the expanded Behavioral Health Center at Touchette, more area residents will have access to high-quality care in a welcoming and open environment. Read more…

.
Get Covered for 2016 at Our Free Health Insurance Enrollment Event!

(January 14, 2016) – Don’t miss your health insurance deadline! If you need help enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace, join us for our free daylong enrollment event on January 31. Read more…

.

Focus on Your Health
(November 4, 2015)

From Diabetes Fitness to Behavioral Health, Focus on Your Health goes inside the hospital programs that keep you healthier this holiday season. Click here to download our latest newsletter.

.
Latino Maratón Zumbathon to Bring Hope to Women Battling Breast Cancer 

(April 21, 2016) - Zumba lovers are invited to shake the day away to their favorite Latin hits while helping support Metro East women in their fight against breast cancer. On May 14, the START NOW Breast Health Services at Touchette will host Latino Maratón, a family-friendly Zumbathon to raise funds for the program. Read more...


Touchette Receives National Honor for Patient Discharge Procedures (June 25, 2015) 

Touchette has received the national “HCAHPS Most Improved – Discharge Information – Medium Hospital” Patient Experience Award from Avatar Solutions for our continued dedicated to excellence. Read more...

Focus on Your Health
(April 24, 2015)

Check out Touchette’s latest newsletter, packed with tips and information to help keep your family safe and healthy all summer long. Click here to download.

.
Special Needs Dental Program Expands to Serve More Kids (February 27, 2015)

A unique partnership is ensuring that no child – regardless of disability or financial limitations – is denied high-quality dental care. The Special Needs Dental Program, a collaboration between Touchette, Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation, and Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, provides an affordable option for families with no place else to turn. Read more...

Touchette Starts New Year With New Emergency Department (January 5, 2015)

On New Year’s Day, Touchette opened its newly renovated, 12-bed Emergency Department. The new ER offers patients in the Metro East the quality care they’ve come to expect from Touchette, but delivered faster and more efficiently than ever before. Read more…


.
Fox 2 News Offers a Sneak Peek at Our New ER
(December 19, 2014)

Our Emergency Department grand opening is just around the corner! Fox 2 KTVI took its viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour to show how our new improvements will help Touchette serve 17,000 ER patients next year. Read more...


Major Renovations Mean Better Service for Patients
(December 2, 2014)

The Illinois Business Journal recently ran a feature on Touchette, spotlighting our Emergency and Behavioral Health department renovations and the difference our growth will have on St. Clair County. Read more...

 

 

 

 


Don’t hesitate, breast health STARTS NOW - St. Louis American Article.

.
Touchette Becomes First Illinois Hospital to Install SafeChx Identity Theft Protection System
(December 2, 2014)

Medical identity theft affects more than 1,800,000 Americans a year. Learn how Touchette has taken the initiative to reduce medical fraud, protecting our patients’ physical health as well as their financial health. Read more…


.
Health Insurance Navigators Offer Free Guidance to Patients (November 13, 2014)

Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace runs Nov. 15, 2014 through Feb. 15, 2015. Whether you’re enrolling for the first time or renewing your coverage, our Navigators can help you determine the best insurance for your needs. 
Read more...

 


.

The Safest Hospital in Illinois is in Your Community! (September 29, 2014)

Touchette’s team is renowned in the Metro East for our commitment to the highest quality care. Now we’ve been recognized nationwide! In a Summer 2014 study conducted by ConsumerReports.org, Touchette ranked number one for safety among 177 Illinois hospitals! 
Read more…


Grant From March of Dimes to Support Prenatal Education Classes at Touchette (September 11, 2014)

To give every baby in the Metro East the best beginning possible, Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation will launch “Becoming a Mom/Comenzando Bien,” a six-week prenatal education series developed by the March of Dimes. Expectant parents can attend the classes at Touchette Regional Hospital. Read more…


Touchette Regional Hospital To Expand & Update Emergency Room - $2.8 Million Project Will Double ER Size | Emergency Services Will Continue Throughout Construction

To improve emergency medical treatment for Southwestern Illinois residents and workers, Touchette Regional Hospital will begin renovating and expanding the emergency room later this summer. Read more...

TRH Behavioral Health Unit Opens to Serve the Metro East Region

Touchette Regional Hospital (TRH) recently finished construction on the new behavioral health unit located inside the hospital. The facility will provide compassionate psychiatric care for both adolescents and adults who are suffering from mental illnesses in Centreville and surrounding communities...Learn more.




TRH Expands Radiology Services to Include CT Fluoroscopy System

In August, Touchette Regional Hospital announced a new service provided by the radiology department. As a way to better serve patients, they are now performing interventional radiology procedures utilizing a new CT fluoroscopy system.

The new system will be used for biopsies and drainages and provides the Radiologist with pin point accurate access by means of real-time visualization of the anatomy to be biopsied. This advanced technology means a much less invasive procedure and less costly then traditional surgery. Tony Graphenreed, Manager of the Radiology Department is thrilled with the new service because of what it does for the patient experience...Learn more.


TRH Volunteers Host Thanksgiving Lunch for Area Seniors

The Touchette Regional Hospital Volunteers recently hosted the annual Thanksgiving luncheon for residents of both Touchette Elderly Apartments in Centreville and East St. Louis on November 9 and 16. Nearly 100 seniors attended the events and enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving feast including turkey, dressing, and sweet potato pie...Learn more.