SSM Health Feds Approve Illinois' Latest Hospital Assessment Program By Illinois Public Radio • Jul 2, 2018 Illinois hospitals will soon receive money to treat millions of people who are covered through Medicaid. The federal government approved an Illinois plan to distribute that money, called the hospital assessment program. Washington County Hospital in Nashville to Undergo Changes By Collin Dorsey • May 10, 2018 There will be some changes coming to Washington County Hospital in Nashville. The hospital board of directors has signed a management agreement with SSM Health to carry out the day-to-day operations. Heartland Regional and SSM Cardinal Glennon Collaborate for Pediatric Patients By Brad Palmer • Feb 6, 2018 Brad Palmer, WSIU Radio A new collaboration between a southern Illinois hospital and a St. Louis health system is designed to provide better care for newborns. Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion and SSM Cardinal Glennon are using telemedicine to help treat babies in Heartland's neonatal ICU remotely from St. Louis. SSM Health warns 29,000 patients about breach of medical records at its call center By Mary Delach Leonard • Jan 3, 2018 SSM Health is reviewing its security procedures after discovering that a former employee with its customer service call center inappropriately accessed patient medical records between Feb. 13 and Oct. 20, 2017. Good Sam and St. Mary's Hospitals Are Now SSM Health By Brad Palmer • Aug 24, 2015 Brad Palmer Medical care in south central Illinois now has a new name and a new focus. Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon and St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia are now part of a larger group known as SSM Health.