KSB Corporate Wellness Team reaching out directly to the community

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While the bulk of KSB employees are busy caring for and supporting patients in our hospital and clinic sites across the community, I’m excited to share that our Corporate Wellness team has been busy the last few weeks at some of our area’s largest companies; BorgWarner and Wahl Clipper. On February 17, nearly 200 employees of BorgWarner attended one of six 30-minute presentations led by the KSB Hospital Corporate Wellness team and KSB Medical Group Physician Assistant Courtney Teller. Teller spoke about the importance of preventative healthcare checks and encouraged employees to take advantage of their free annual physical. To … Read More

Q&A: Kevin Marx Answers Your Questions

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Kevin Marx, VP/Chief Practice Officer Q: With Dr. Khan’s passing I assumed that a new physician would be recruited to take over his practice, but have not heard anything about this. I don’t believe anyone could fill Dr. Khan’s place in the same way he did but still are there plans to replace him? Are the other doctors there simply taking on ALL of his patients? And are there any plans to change the signage at Edwards? I believe the signs still have Dr. Khan’s name on them. (Laura Ross) A: Dr. Khan’s passing was a great loss to his … Read More

KSB Hospital – Mt. Morris Clinic

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In the latest edition of “you heard it here first”, I invited Kevin Marx to share some exciting news regarding the Mt. Morris Clinic. This will be shared with the public at a press conference on Wednesday, August 31 in Rockford. Until then, you have some insider knowledge. – Dave Kevin Marx, VP/Chief Practice Officer KSB Hospital and the KSB Medical Group have a strong ongoing relationship with the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, primarily through our Dixon Rural Training Track residency program. We’re excited to expand that partnership through a new arrangement at the Mt. Morris … Read More

Kevin Marx Published in Industry Journal

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The Journal of Healthcare Management recently featured an article by Kevin Marx regarding the Practitioner Application of a research article titled “Selecting a Provider: What Factors Influence Patients’ Decision Making?”  It’s an impressive feat to be published in this Journal, and we congratulate Kevin on his excellent work! – Dave

Welcome to Dr. Anand Patel, General Surgeon

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I invited Kevin to share some good news from the KSB Medical Group.  Physician recruiting is a long and competitive process, and we’re pleased to add a great physician to our team. – Dave Kevin Marx (VP, KSB Medical Group) KSB Hospital, along with the community that we serve, have been extremely fortunate for the long tenure of the General Surgeons on our Medical Staff. Drs. Deets, Strom, and Powers have spent their entire professional lives with us, and individually built solid clinical reputations. It is impressive to consider the number of patients that each of these physicians has encountered … Read More