(EFFINGHAM, IL) – HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Theresa Quinn, RN, BS, was recently named the new Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line for Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital.
In this role, Quinn will be responsible for St. Anthony’s Cardiovascular Services, Cath Lab, Cardiac Rehab, and the Prairie Clinic, to elevate integration of the hospital’s cardiac patient services. Quinn has a shared reporting role to HSHS, Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants, and Prairie Heart Institute of Illinois.
Quinn comes to St. Anthony’s from Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, where she served as the Director of Cardiac Services for seven years, managing six departments as well as two specialty practices. Other positions that have added to her expertise include roles as a clinical instructor, RN/exercise specialist, cardiac education specialist, and as a nurse on Critical Care and Medical/Surgical Units.
Quinn received her bachelor’s degree in community health from Eastern Illinois University and her nursing degree from Parkland College. She is also certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).
About Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants
For over 35 years, the doctors of Prairie Cardiovascular have provided heart and vascular care to patients throughout central and southern Illinois. All Prairie physicians are Board certified, representing one of the largest practices in the country.
About Prairie Heart Institute of Illinois
The Prairie Heart Institute of Illinois (PHII) is a community-based network of hospitals that offers cardiovascular programs staffed by the nationally recognized Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants, the largest group of cardiologists in the tri-state region. Prairie's multidisciplinary team of specialists represents interventional and non-invasive cardiology, cardiac surgery, cardiovascular imaging and cardiac anesthesia, vascular surgery and vascular medicine. The Doctors of Prairie continuously work to develop individualized care plans that provide patients with innovative and effective cardiac and vascular care. Because of the partnership with the Prairie Education and Research Cooperative (PERC), network hospitals of PHII also have access to drugs and treatments not widely available elsewhere. With specialized programs such as STAT Heart, Chest Pain Network and Rapid Read, the network hospitals of PHII offer the highest level of cardiovascular care possible in their communities. When more specialized care is needed, it is available in Springfield, O'Fallon or Carbondale.