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Here's how McLean County can be healthier

1/8/2020

McLean County's second countywide, three-year health improvement plan is scheduled to be OK'd later this month by boards representing Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center and Chestnut Health System.

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Behavioral Health Partners Share Updates With County's Coordinating Council

12/13/2019

Chestnut Health Systems, Illinois State University’s Mennonite College of Nursing, The Baby Fold, Project Oz, and PATH all briefed the council on their efforts over the past year in support of the county’s Mental Health Action Plan. Chestnut touted the spring 2019 opening of its $8 million Family Health Center at 702 W. Chestnut St. in west Bloomington. It’s a recognition from Chestnut—founded in the 1970s as a substance-abuse treatment provider—of the connection between behavioral health and primary care, said Chestnut CEO David Sharar.

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Chestnut Family Health Center receives national honor

9/16/2019

The center was among 1,273 across the nation to receive awards from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration recognizing the nation’s highest-performing health centers.

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Chestnut programs receive accreditation.

2/13/2019

Chestnut Health Systems’ programs that provide care for persons with mental health, substance use, and other illnesses – as well as low-income residents needing primary health care – have earned The Joint Commission’s (TJC) Gold Seal of Approval®. Chestnut earned accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with TJC’s performance standards. The Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care. Chestnut has been continuously accredited by TJC since 1975.

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