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February
14,
2020
| 06:42 PM America/Chicago
February is American Heart Month. It’s a time for millions to come together for a common goal: the eradication of heart disease and stroke. Throughout the OSF HealthCare Ministry, a variety of event are helping to increase awareness about the
February
07,
2020
| 06:54 PM America/Chicago
It was more than just the coming together of two hospitals when Little Company of Mary in Evergreen Park, Ill., became part of the OSF HealthCare Ministry on Feb. 1. It was also linking both congregations of Sisters that oversee the
February
06,
2020
| 10:00 PM America/Chicago
On television shows or in movies, heart attacks are often portrayed as painful, chest-clutching events. While this is sometimes the case, there are often less dramatic and lesser-known symptoms that signal a major heart event is occurring. A
February
03,
2020
| 07:30 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare Little Company of Mary Medical Center officially became part of the OSF HealthCare Ministry on Feb. 1, making it the 14 hospital in the Peoria-based health system. The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis and the Little
OSF Children's Hospital New Pediatric EDopens in new window
WMBD-TV did a story on the 24/7 pediatric emergency room at OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria
04
Feb
2020
www.centralillinoisproud.com
Surgeon explores benefits of 3-D Imaging-VR created at Jump Simulation and Education Centeropens in new window
Peoria surgeon Dr. Sonia Orcutt has landed an $80,000 grant to study use of 3D technology and Virtual Reality, created at the Jump Simulation and Education Center. Pediatric Surgeon Mathew Bramlet's technology has been used to plan complicated heart surgeries for infants and children but Orcutt's study will look at whether it can be used for other, complex surgeries. The goal is to determine if using 3D technology to prepare for surgery improves efficiency and outcomes.
20
Dec
2019
www.pjstar.com
OSF Innovation and Strategy Leader Participates in National Roundtableopens in new window
One of they key leaders behind OSF Healthcare's digital transformation and strategy talks about how the health system is innovating to advance access to care while staying ahead of uncertainty. Michelle Conger is quoted in this article highlighting the take aways from a recent roundtable discussion of industry leaders.
17
Dec
2019
www.modernhealthcare.com
Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George Celebrate 150th anniversaryopens in new window
This story in The Telgraph newspaper in Alton, Illinois highlights a weekend gathering of the Sisters to commemorate the founding of the order in Germany and expansoin to six states in the US and eight other countries including Cuba, Japan, Brazil, Indonesia and Tanzania.
13
Dec
2019
www.thetelegraph.com
What is Dystonia?opens in new window
This interview with WGIL Radio Host Will Stevenson features a doctor with OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institutewho explains Dystonia, a disease that took the life of life of retired Sesame Street performer/puppeteer Caroll Spinner who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. Dr. Dronacharya (“Dron”) Lamichhane says people may have it, and not even know it.
13
Dec
2019
www.wgil.com