Memorial Medical Center Company Profile

11:42 EST 15th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

In April of 1897, the Springfield Hospital and Training School was founded under the auspices of the Missouri Synod of the Lutheran Church. Within two years, a wing was added, expanding from 12 to 45 beds and in 1904 a second wing was constructed. The by-laws of the institution were amended in 1931, changing the charter a general non-denominational hospital, with the community assuming operation and control of the hospital. In 1941 the corporate name was changed to Memorial Hospital of Springfield. In response to community need, and following a $1 million fundraising campaign, a 270-bed structure was completed at the corner of First and Miller Streets in 1943. In January, 1974, the hospital was renamed Memorial Medical Center.
A nursing education unit, containing classrooms and laboratories, was added in 1954. In 1958, the seven-story addition, known as the A building, was completed and opened for patient use and as a residence for student nurses. A separate nursing education building with classrooms and dormitories was completed in January, 1966. Anticipating future needs, the B building was completed in the early summer of 1968, making Memorial a modern, 600-bed hospital.
In 1970, Memorial Hospital of Springfield signed an affiliation agreement with Southern Illinois University (SIU) to provide clinical training for the students of the SIU School of Medicine in Springfield. In January, 1974, the hospital was renamed Memorial Medical Center. The new role as a clinical teaching center for medical students precipitated affiliations with Sangamon State University and Lincoln Land Community College to provide clinical training for various Nursing programs. While the last graduates of Memorial's School of Nursing received their diplomas in 1975, the medical center continues to provide teaching facilities for area colleges and universities.


701 North First Street
United States of America


Phone: (217) 788-3000

News Articles [1559 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

UMass Memorial entities ordered to pay $230K fine for data breaches

The Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General announced on Thursday, Sept. 20, that UMass Memorial Medical Group, Inc. and UMass Memorial Medical Center, Inc. have been ordered to pay $230,000 f...

UMass Memorial partners with AI platform to help monitor patients

The UMass Memorial Medical Center in Wocester, Massachusetts, is partnering with Israel-based company CLEW Medical to integrate an AI analytics platform into its Tele-ICU program to help monitor ...

Sloan Kettering’s Widening Institutional Reckoning Over Ethics Crisis Snags Center’s Top Executive

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center President, Dr. Craig Thompson, announced that he will resign from the boards of Merck and Charles River Laboratories. Merck is the maker of the blockbuster cance...

Memorial Sloan Kettering CMO Steps Down Following His Failure to Disclose Financial Ties to the I...

Days after a report by The New York Times and ProPublica revealed José Baselga, chief medical officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, failed to disclose his vast financial ties to various ...

Top Cancer Expert Resigns After Not Disclosing Industry Ties

The chief medical officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has resigned following revelations of how he had failed to disclose millions of dollars from industry. Medscape Medical News

LIVE 2018 The 21st Gabay Award to LORENZ STUDER, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, contributions in stem cell biology and patient-specific, cell-based therapy

LIVE 2018 The 21st Gabay Award to LORENZ STUDER, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, contributions in stem cell biology and patient-specific, cell-based therapy REAL TIME Reporter: Aviva Lev-Ari, ...

Canon’s Vantage Titan / Zen Edition 1.5T installed at Pulaski Memorial Hospital

Patients in Pulaski County, Indiana, now have access to quiet, comfortable MR exams at Pulaski Memorial Hospital. Pulaski Memorial, a critical access facility that was previously using a The post Can...

Cancer Center’s Board Chairman Faults Top Doctor Over ‘Crossed Lines’

The executive told Memorial Sloan Kettering’s staff that the hospital had not done enough to limit the industry conflicts of its chief medical officer, who has resigned.

PubMed Articles [2472 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging versus Partin tables and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering cancer center nomogram in risk stratification of patients with prostate cancer referred to external beam radiation therapy.

To evaluate the agreement between multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging (mpMRI), Partin tables (PT) and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center nomogram (MSKCCn) in assessing risk category in ...

Hospital CIO Explains Blockchain Potential: An Interview with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's John Halamka.

Work is already underway to bring blockchain technology to the healthcare industry, and hospital administrators are trying to figure out what it can do for them, their clinicians, and their patients. ...

XLIIIrd Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium.

The Texas Gulf Coast Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration: Collaboration in Action.

Advance Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) are increasing in number and their value is becoming more evident as Texas and the region face a severe shortage of primary care physicians. APRNs can assist...

Feasibility of implementing a recovery education center in a Veterans Affairs medical center.

The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of implementing a recovery education program in a Veterans Affairs medical center.

Clinical Trials [4153 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Behavioral Intervention For BMT/SCT Survivors

The purpose of this study is to understand how to help survivors of bone marrow transplant and stem cell transplant (BMT/SCT) with emotional distress. BMT/SCT has become a more common type...

Older Breast Cancer Patients: Risk for Cognitive Decline

The goal of this study is to evaluate the impact of systemic therapy on cognition in older breast cancer patients, explore which domains are most affected, measure associations between cog...

A Randomized Study of Sulindac in Oral Premalignant Lesions

The purpose of this study is to see if a drug called sulindac can prevent the development of changes in the mouth that are related to oral pre-cancer growths (oral epithelial dysplasia) or...

Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery/UMMMC Bariatric Surgery Registry

The purpose of this registry is to monitor and evaluate the efficacy, as well as safety, of bariatric surgery performed at UMass Memorial Medical Center, including laparoscopic gastric byp...

Correlation of CO2 Measured by Blood Gas vs Transcutaneous Monitor

The purpose of this clinical investigation is to compare transcutaneous CO2 (TCCO2) levels measured non-invasively using the SenTec Transcutaneous CO2 Monitor to PaCO2 levels measured on a...

Companies [2841 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Conifer Health Solutions and Memorial University Medical Center

Memorial University Medical Center is a two-state healthcare organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagsh...

Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Founded in 1925 by Jared Sidney and Helena Childs Torrance, Torrance Memorial Medical Center is a 470-bed, nonprofit medical center established to provide quality healthcare servi...

UMass Memorial Health Care

UMass Memorial Health Care is Central Massachusetts' largest not-for-profit health care delivery system, covering the complete health care continuum with UMass Memorial Medical Ce...

Memorial Health University Medical Center

World War II had ended. Young men and women were returning to hometowns across the country having seen and experienced not only the tragic and traumatic inevitabilities of war, but also the technologi...

MemorialCare Health System

MemorialCare Health System is a nationally recognized not-for-profit integrated delivery system with top ratings for quality and safety. With 10,000 employees and 3,250 phy...

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