OSF HealthCare Features

January
02,
2020
| 08:37 PM America/Chicago
It's training that most people hope they will never have to use, but it could be lifesaving. Stop the Bleed is a program to help prepare community members in case of an emergency or disaster. Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign
January
02,
2020
| 06:36 PM America/Chicago
Editor's Note: Dr. Carpenter returned from his third deployment on January 9th. He'll be back at work, in late January after spending some time with his family.  See the video of his homecoming on by clicking on the video on the left side
December
26,
2019
| 09:29 PM America/Chicago
During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it's easy to overstuff your refrigerator when entertaining guests at your gatherings. But there are many reasons why this can do more harm than good.  "For food safety reasons, having
December
20,
2019
| 07:48 PM America/Chicago
When it comes to treating trauma patients, time is of the essence. Thanks to a new live-extending tool called Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta or REBOA for short, OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center is able to offer
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
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
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
Hearing Loss is Becoming Silent Epidemicopens in new window
OSF HealthCare Audiologist Laurel Donaldson explains noise-induced hearing loss in children is on the rise and parents need to make sure they pay attention to detect when their child might be struggling. Also, hearing loss in older adults can be so gradual and many adults don't get their hearing tested regularly. Eventually hearing loss can impact understanding and can even lead to falls and hospitalizations.
28
Oct
2019
www.centralillinoisproud.com