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Blessing Hospital
11th & Broadway
Quincy, IL 62301
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Phone Number
(217) 223-1200
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About Blessing Hospital

Blessing Hospital is a 307-bed acute-care hospital in Quincy, Illinois. A not-for-profit, non-tax supported, independent hospital, Blessing is committed to providing compassionate, high-quality care using advanced technology in state-of-the art, comfortable facilities. The hospital is fully accredited by DNV-GL Healthcare.

Click here to view the Blessing Hospital Patient Rights and Responsibilities Statement

Our Mission

To improve the health of our communities

Our Vision

Blessing will be the leader in quality patient- and family-centered health care. In partnership with our community, patients, staff, students, volunteers and physicians, we will create and support a culture of excellence and financial sustainability.

We will be recognized as the:

  • Provider of choice for our patients

  • Employer of choice for our staff

  • Partner of choice for our physicians

  • Health care educational provider of choice

Our Values


Initiative: We continuously learn and improve. We embrace and act on change. We are proactive in earning and maintaining the trust of all customers.

Communication: We use AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation and Thank You). We find answers to questions and are a positive voice for the Blessing Health System. We report concerns regarding compliance and privacy.

Accountability: We put the needs of customers first. We actively work to achieve the organizational goals, follow through on commitments, and role model confidentiality and the highest ethical standards.

Respect: We honor diversity. We do not engage in negativity or gossip, and uphold the personal privacy, dignity and rights of all customers. We greet and offer assistance to all with whom we come in contact.

Exceed Expectations: We seek ways to exceed customer expectations. We give customers 100 percent of our attention, expert care, and show empathy to every customer, every time.

Our Services

Our Leadership

Maureen A. Kahn, RN, MHA, MSN

Elliot H. Kuida, MPH
Chief Operating Officer

Timothy A. Moore, CPA, CIA
Chief Accounting Officer

Tim Tranor, RN, DNP, MBA
Chief Nursing Officer

Mary Frances Barthel, MD
Chief Quality and Safety Officer

Debra Phillips, MD
Chief Medical Information Officer

Christopher Solaro, MD, PhD
Chief of Medicine

Arden Reynolds, MD
Chief of Surgery

Our Board of Trustees

Christopher J. Niemann, Chair
Julie Brink, Vice Chair
Maureen A. Kahn, President/CEO
Timothy A. Moore, Secretary
Patrick M. Gerveler, Treasurer
Adam Reyburn, MD
Sayeed Ali
Nancy Bluhm
David Boster
Dennis Go, MD
Michael R. Hulsen
Timothy D. Koontz
Thomas Miller, MD
Harsha Polavarapu, MD
Abby Reich, MD

Careers at Blessing

Blessing Hospital offers a career path that offers work-life balance and an opportunity to do worthwhile work! Click here to learn more about and apply for open positions. Or, click here to sign up to have job alerts delivered directly to your cell phone!

Visiting Options

  • Standard visiting hours are 8:00 am – 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm daily.

  • Quiet time is observed from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm on all floors. One support person may stay with the patient during this time.

  • To learn more about visiting hours and guidelines specific to the unit on which your loved one is receiving care, please call (217) 223-1200, and ask for the unit on which they are staying or click here to learn more. 

Dining Options

Food and Nutrition Services and Blessing Volunteers in Partnership (BVIP) provide a variety of dining options to meet the needs of patients, visitors, and team members.  Click here to learn more about the options below:

  • Blessing Cafeteria
  • Blessing Tea Room and Gift Shop
  • BH Java
  • Blessing Health Center Snack Shop