In 2012, Alton Memorial Hospital (AMH) celebrated 75 years of caring for the community and providing the best care close to home. AMH is a JACHO-accredited, full service hospital licensed for 206 beds serving the River Bend area of southwestern Illinois minutes away from St. Louis, MO. The hospital offers a wide range of quality health care services including a cath lab, Open MRI and 3T MRI, CT services, PET imaging, nuclear medicine and other advanced all-digital medical imaging, as well as neurology services and the most technologically advanced medical and radiation oncology in the market.
AMH has a complete surgery center utilized by specialists in Orthopedics/Sports Medicine, OB/GYN, Urology, ENT, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Pain Management. Other areas within the hospital include a 12-bed ICU, a large physical, speech and occupational therapy center, Wound Care Center with Hyperbaric chambers, inpatient and outpatient senior psych units and a 22-bed skilled nursing and rehab unit. It has the region’s only hospital-based ambulance services, and operates a 24-hour emergency center seeing over 42,000 patients annually. The 80-acre campus also contains a 62-bed nursing home, 100-bed assisted living facility and two Medical Office Buildings making access to specialists convenient for patients. In 2012, AMH was accredited by JACHO as the first Primary Stroke Center in Illinois’s Region 5 and was ranked #1 in the State of Illinois and #3 in the US for patient safety.
Affiliated with BJC Healthcare, Alton Memorial is recognized for its heart services, orthopedic surgery, oncology services, women’s health services, outpatient surgery and testing, gastroenterology, pain management and sports medicine. BJC Medical Group of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Alton, Illinois is truly a ‘river city’ rich in history – situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, and just 40 minutes north of downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Combine the quiet of rural living with accessibility to urban amenities, Alton is the perfect place!
Alton’s riverside setting makes it a center of water-sports activities. Bicyclists enjoy the scenic Great River Road that runs alongside the Mississippi River and Pere Marquette State Park offers horseback riding, hiking trails and family dining in its quaint lodge.
Other attractions in the area include the historic St. Charles Riverfront, Missouri Wine Country, Katy Trail, Daniel Boone home and countless acres of public parks. Again, just minutes away, you’ll find three professional sports teams (baseball Cardinals, football Rams and hockey Blues), the Gateway Arch and world famous St. Louis Zoo, outdoor Muny Opera and St. Louis Symphony! Come see why this is such a popular area to call home!
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