History

Recognizing the need for expanded healthcare services, Memorial Hospital East, a 94-all-private-bed, full-service hospital located in Shiloh, Illinois, opened in 2016 to serve the healthcare needs of residents farther east and north.

​Milestones

2008

Memorial Group, Inc. and Metro-East Services, Inc. acquire 94 acres of land at Frank Scott Parkway and Cross Street in Shiloh for future development.

April 1, 2011

Memorial files Certificate of Need (CON) with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board (IHFSRB) to build Memorial Hospital East, a 94-bed, all-private-suite hospital.

June 28, 2011

IHFSRB unanimously approves Memorial's CON application—making this only the second new hospital project approved by the state in more than 20 years.

March 2012

Ruth Holmes, RN, named administrator

December 2013

Bond financing complete

January 2014

Construction begins

March 9, 2014

Formal land dedication and groundbreaking

September 26, 2014

Topping-off celebration

December 2, 2015

New MRI moved in

December 16, 2015

Construction complete

First Quarter 2016

Move in

April 10, 2016

Dedication and Ribbon Cutting

April 12, 2016

Open for patient care at 5:30 a.m.