MOST RECENT NEWS ARTICLES

BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM APPEALS CITY’S DECISION ON ORTHO ILLINOIS ZONING

Beloit Health System (BHS) and its CEO recently appealed the decision by the City of Beloit to disregard the required process under the City’s Zoning Ordinance. The City’s reversal of this zoning process is inconsistent with a culmination of the City’s prior interpretation of the ordinance, the language stated in the ordinance, and the Plan Commission’s decision to not recommend the project to the City Council for approval

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ROCK COUNTY HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS URGE PATIENCE

ROCK COUNTY, Wis. – Local health care providers and Rock County Public Health are urging community members to remain patient and to continue adhering to COVID-19 infection prevention strategies, even as vaccines are beginning to be distributed in limited quantities locally.

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BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM – HOSPITAL MAIN ENTRANCE RENOVATION ALERT

BELOIT, WI. (January 7, 2021) – Beloit Health System (BHS) continues to improve patient safety and accommodations. Please be aware starting Monday, January 11 the front entrance to the main hospital will be closed for renovations. Patients will enter through temporary entrance doors located on either side of the building, which will be clearly marked with directional signage. These temporary doorways will be used through May of 2021. There will not be any changes to the parking lots.

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BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED WITH AN ‘A’ FOR THE FALL 2020 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE

BELOIT, WI. (December 22, 2020) – Beloit Health System receives the highest Patient Safety Rating of providers in Rock County, WI, and Winnebago County, IL. Beloit Health System was awarded an ‘A’ in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing BHS’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade assigns an ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ or ‘F’ grade to all general hospitals across the country and is updated every six months. It is based on a hospital’s performance in preventing medical errors, injuries, accidents, infections, and other harms to patients in their care.

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AREA FIRST RESPONDERS POLICE/FIRE/EMS TO SALUTE HEALTHCARE HEROES IN SPECIAL TRIBUTE

BELOIT, WI. (December 10, 2020) — The City of Beloit Police, Fire, EMS, and Area First Responders will be paying a special tribute to the Beloit Health System Staff in honor of their continued commitment to the Community during the COVID pandemic. Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement Agencies from the area will be present at Beloit Memorial Hospital on Monday, December 14th. At 6 pm, First Responders, who will be stationed outdoors, will turn on vehicle lights, (no sirens), and show appreciation by applause. “This is a very meaningful tribute. We are humbled by the support and recognition of our Healthcare Heroes. Their dedication and sacrifices are unwavering, and we are proud to recognize them with this special Tribute,” commented Tim McKevett, President and CEO.

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