(Effingham, IL) – The Community Connected Care Collaborative, in partnership with HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, invites members of the greater Effingham community to join them for a public program on Monday, October 23, called, “Polypharmacia; Advance Directives; Medication Reconciliation: What Does This Even Mean?” This program, held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in HSHS St. Anthony’s Auditorium, will discuss these topics and answer your questions about medication management, medical records and long-term planning.
The evening will include presentations by: Duane Kremer, RPh, Kremer Pharmacy, and Ashley Dillingham, MSSW, LSW, HSHS Home Care & Hospice Southern Illinois. The evening will also feature informational booths and refreshments.
The Community Connected Care Collaborative is a joint venture between HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital and nursing facilities, physician’s offices, and community agencies in the greater Effingham area. The purpose of the Collaborative is to discuss opportunities and implement strategies which enhance patient care across the health care continuum.
For more information on the program, please contact Ashley Dillingham, Marketing Specialist, HSHS Home Care Southern Illinois at 217-994-3397 or email at Ashley.Dillingham@hshs.org.
For more information about HSHS Home Care Southern Illinois, visit www.hshshomecare.org. Hospitals in the Southern Illinois Division of Hospital Sisters Health System include HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville, and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland.