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Marshall Browning Hospital to Host "The Consequences of Untreated Sleep Apnea"


DuQuoin, IL --- On Friday, October 12, Marshall Browning Hospital in Du Quoin will host a free program entitled "The Consequences of Untreated Sleep Apnea." The program will be held from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. in the second floor conference room.

The program will be presented by Dr. Terry Brown who is Board Certified in Sleep Medicine.

If you snore regularly and experience constant daytime sleepiness, you may have a condition called "sleep apnea." Although it is as widespread as asthma and diabetes, sleep apnea often remains undiagnosed - a "hidden epidemic." Sleep apnea places a huge strain on your heart and brain because they are not getting enough oxygen. Register today and learn more about the symptoms and consequences of this condition.

There is no charge to attend the program and a complimentary lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required by calling Pam Logan at 542-1033. Seating is limited.
All physicians and mid-level providers furnishing services are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital with the exception of Dr. Gladstone Tucker, Dr. Malcolm Schulz, Dr. E. Clay Travis, Danielle Klump, FNP, Michael Staff, PA-C,and Heather Rice, PA-C. Emergency Room physician services are provided by Integritas Emergency Physician Services. Hospitalist services are provided by Integritas. Radiology services are provided under the auspices of Cape Radiology and pathology services are provided by SEMC Pathology. Specialty Clinics physicians holding clinics at Marshall Browning Hospital are independent contractors and are not employees of Marshall Browning Hospital. Anesthesia services are provided under the auspices of Southern Illinois Healthcare.
INDEPENDENT PHYSICIAN FEES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
Independent physicians providing services at Marshall Browning Hospital bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged. Independent physicians include but are not limited to emergency room physicians (Integritas Emergency Physician Services), radiologists (Cape Radiology), anesthesia (Brigham Anesthesia),and pathologists (SEMC). All specialty clinic physicians also bill for their services separately and the Hospital Financial Assistance application does not cover nor apply to fees charged with the exception of the following physicians: Gastroenterology Clinic: Christine Hachem, M.D., Alex Befeler, M.D.,Bruce Bacon, M.D., Jason Taylor, M.D.; Pain Management: Paul Juergens, M.D.; Pulmonology: Walid Halees, M.D., Suhail Istanbouly, M.D.; Rheumatology: Frederick Pfalzgraf, M.D.; Surgery & Wound Clinic: Malcolm A. Schulz, M.D.
MARSHALL BROWNING MEDICAL CLINIC:
Marshall Browning Medical Clinic is a hospital-based rural health clinic operated under Marshall Browning Hospital. Eligibility for financial need assistance as determined through the Patient Financial Assistance application will apply to services billed through the Marshall Browning Medical Clinic.