Chamber Business Spotlight for December 30, 2019 - Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH)
With over 3,800 physicians, advanced practice providers and staff, SIH is the region's second largest employer with a primary service area including Williamson, Jackson, Perry, Franklin, Johnson, Union and Saline counties. The organization is home to three hospitals (SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, SIH Herrin Hospital and SIH St. Joseph Memorial Hospital), the SIH cancer Institute in Carterville, 30 family medicine and specialty practices, 11 outpatient rehabilitation facilities and the only trauma center in Illinois south of Springfield.
A not-for-profit safety net health system, SIH is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in Southern Illinois. As part of its mission and values to provide care to all
people in the communities they serve, SIH provided nearly $120,000,000 in uncompensated care and over $5.4 million in charity care, or free and discounted services, to patients in FY2018.
SIH continues to garner national quality honors for cardiac, stroke, bariatric, cancer, breast imaging and rehabilitation services and enjoys robust affiliations with the BJC Collaborative, Prairie Heart Institute and Shirley Ryan Abilitylab (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago).