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OSF HealthCare - Archive (exclude)
2017
September
07,
2017
By now, your family has settled into its school year morning routine. But does that routine including making sure your child has breakfast before heading out the door? The American Academy of Pediatrics estimates that about ten percent of all scho...
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August
31,
2017
This is the second in a series with Dr. Sandeep Gupta, Pediatric Gastroenterologist at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria. ...
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August
24,
2017
It’s been a little over a year since the OSF Innovation space opened on the third and fourth floors of the Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center. The co-working environment is purpose-built to house a variety of disciplines within OSF and act as...
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August
17,
2017
OSF HealthCare has been named to Becker's Hospital Review’s 2017 list of 110 ACOs to Know. The list includes a variety of Medicare and commercial payer ACOs (Accountable Care Organizations), led by hospitals and health systems, physician groups and...
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August
01,
2017
For many, summer fun means some time on the water. Whether that means cooling off in open water or a pool, splashing around can turn serious quickly. Last year in Illinois, 21 children drowned. These tragedies are wholly preventable, and children ...
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August
01,
2017
As part of its commitment to the Bloomington-Normal region, OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center is excited to announce that neonatology services will be added to the Birthing Center, beginning in September of 2017. Neonatology coverage will b...
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July
20,
2017
A physician with OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center performed the first surgery utilizing the ConvertX™ Nephroureteral Stent System, a device designed to streamline treatment for urinary tract obstructions that prevent the flow of urine from...
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July
11,
2017
Jump Simulation, a part of OSF Innovation, held an educational opportunity in the recently opened OSF Simulation Stage at MATTER in Chicago, July 10 & 11. This is part of a larger effort by Jump Sim to share its best practices with simulation centers...
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July
10,
2017
OSF HealthCare has been recognized as one of the MOST WIRED in the country, according to results from the 19th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum. This marks the sixth consecuti...
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June
30,
2017
A new piece of technology means liver disease patients in central Illinois can have their liver assessed without an invasive biopsy. Liver elastography is a new assessment technique that uses ultrasound shear wave elastography to provide a noninva...
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June
29,
2017
OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2017. OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony is one of only 193 hospitals nationwide to receive the ho...
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June
26,
2017
During its annual conference in Orlando on June 26, the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) inducted the new officers on its Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 term. Taking the role of HFMA Secretary-Treasurer is OSF HealthCare Ch...
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June
23,
2017
Seven undergraduate students successfully powered through two full weeks of medical simulation, lecture and clinical shadowing in hopes of getting a leg up in applying for medical school. Jump Simulation, a part of OSF Innovation and a collaboration ...
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June
21,
2017
Becker's Hospital Review has released the 2017 edition of its list of healthcare leaders under the age of 40. The list of 60 includes three from OSF HealthCare. The individuals included have gone above and beyond to achieve greatness in the health...
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June
17,
2017
More than 20 medical students from throughout the state competed against each other for medals and bragging rights at a SimWars event hosted by Jump Simulation, a part of OSF Innovation. The students hailed from three campuses of the University of...
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June
15,
2017
OSF Ventures, the corporate investment arm of OSF HealthCare, led the latest investment round in Regroup Therapy, a Chicago company that provides behavioral health services over live video conferencing technology to health care systems and other prov...
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June
05,
2017
Six Galesburg and Monmouth area students are getting the chance to participate in a week-long Summer Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Camp at Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center for free. OSF HealthCare Foundation for the West Central...
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June
05,
2017
Three physicians will take the stage Wednesday to culminate their participation in the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP). This is the program’s second graduating class. T...
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June
05,
2017
HeartCare Midwest and Rockford Cardiovascular Associates have a new name. We are now OSF HealthCare Cardiovascular Institute. Our team, as well as our commitment to excellence and innovation in cardiovascular care, remains the same. Only our name has...
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June
02,
2017
The reputation of Jump Simulation, a part of OSF Innovation, as being a leader in health care education and training is beginning to expand outside of the medical industry. The facility on the campus of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center recently hoste...
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June
01,
2017
The OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center Wound Care Clinic is offering an innovative way to help patients heal: hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). The clinic recently underwent a major renovation to make room for two Sechrist Model 4100 hyperbaric...
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June
01,
2017
OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center is pleased to welcome four new members to its Community Advisory Board. They include: Michael Cushing, Superintendent, Ottawa Township High School #140; Chris Dvorak, Regional Superintendent, LaSalle, ...
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June
01,
2017
Jump Trading Simulation & Education Center, a part of OSF Innovation, is one of three simulation sites in Illinois hosting training to reduce hospital acquired conditions and readmissions as part of a tri-state initiative. The Illinois Health and Hos...
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May
25,
2017
On average, treating 80 to 100 acute burns annually, along with 500 clinic visits, the OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center Burn Unit is an important regional asset. This is just one recent challenging, but successful case.  ...
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May
25,
2017
It's been a big year on college and university campuses across the country, and we're not necessarily talking about sports or academics. It's been a big year for the mumps virus. Mumps is a contagious viral illness spread through close contact wit...
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May
24,
2017
As part of its ongoing investment in central Illinois, OSF HealthCare broke ground on its newest primary care project on Wednesday. The new primary care office will be located at 107 Watters Drive in Dwight, IL. It will include primary care and re...
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May
18,
2017
You've seen them all over social media - videos that show you quick and easy recipes that you can make at home. The videos make it look so easy! OSF HealthCare does a series of healthy videos of its own, prepared by one of our dietitians. Most are...
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May
18,
2017
Jump Simulation, a part of OSF Innovation, is for the first time giving undergraduate students a taste of what medical school is like. The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) Pre-Med Immersion Experience is a two-week progra...
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May
16,
2017
OSF Ventures, the corporate investment arm of OSF HealthCare, is part of a larger group investing in InsightRX, an early stage company in San Francisco that has developed software to individualize treatment based on a patient’s underlying biological ...
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May
11,
2017
Modern Healthcare, a leader in health care business news, research and data has ranked OSF HealthCare as having one of the top 10 innovation centers in the U.S. OSF Innovation is listed among other world-renowned centers at Cleveland Clinic, Johns Ho...
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