Pana Community Hospital
Pana Community Hospital Is a not-for-profit community owned hospital. Pana Community Hospital operates 22 beds consisting of monitored inpatient beds, medical-surgical beds, and swing beds. The hospital offers Emergency Room Services seven days a week. Pana Community Hospital’s Emergency Room currently participates in the Prairie Heart Institute’s STAT Heart Program, which allows patients having a heart attack to reach a Cath Lab faster, thus decreasing their chances of permanent heart damage. The Hospital provides diagnostic imaging services including Diagnostic Radiology (X-Ray), Bone Densitometry (DEXA), Mammography, CT scanning, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA), Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound and Echocardiography. Specialty physicians travel from Springfield, Decatur, and Mattoon to Pana Community Hospital to offer office hours in Pana. Currently Pana’s specialty clinic offers the following specialties: Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurology, General Surgery, OB/GYN, Oncology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pulmonology, Podiatry, Rheumatology, and Urology. The newest addition to Pana Community Hospital is the Rehab/Wellness Center. The Center opened in January 2010. This addition provides added space patients receiving rehabilitation services. The addition includes an in-ground pool for aquatic therapy. The addition also serves as a wellness center for the community.
Pana, Illinois is a community of around 5,600 in Central Illinois. Pana is conveniently located just 30 minutes from Decatur, one hour from Springfield, and an hour and a half from St. Louis. Pana is located near many recreational opportunities including six lakes. Pana is just a short 20-minute drive from one of Illinois larges lakes, Lake Shelbyville. Lake Shelbyville offers marinas, campgrounds, swimming, watercraft rental, state parks, and fishing. One of Pana’s premier locations is Oak Terrace Resort and Spa. The Resort, located in Pana, features championship golf, resort, spa, dining, and even real estate. The Oak Terrace community offers lots, lakeside lots, luxury town homes, and lakeside villas. To learn more about Oak Terrace visit www.oakterraceresort.com.Other local attractions include a 15-mile walking trail, three city parks, one public pool, 25-acre wildlife park, two golf courses, and many murals and historic architecture. Pana has many educational opportunities in the local area. There are two elementary schools, a junior high, and a new senior high school, all located in Pana. There are four parochial schools located in the Pana area. Pana High School has a complete fiber-optic distance learning facility capable of broadcasting and receiving educational programs. This facility is networked with Lake Land Community College, Eastern Illinois University and seven area high schools within a 50-mile radius. There are four universities located within a radius of 50 miles of Pana. Pana is in the Lake Land Jr. College District.