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November
19,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/Chicago
Facing a serious health issue, or coping with the news that you only have months to live, takes an emotional toll not only on the patient, but also on their family and other loved ones. That’s where the team of professionals who work in hospice and
November
18,
2020
| 16:57 PM America/Chicago
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as many as five million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease in 2014 and that number is projected to nearly triple
November
11,
2020
| 13:34 PM America/Chicago
If you’ve ever noticed a lump in your abdomen or groin, there’s a chance it could be a hernia.Hernias are common. They can affect men, women, and children. Some babies are born with weak abdominal muscles and may be more likely to get a hernia.
November
04,
2020
| 10:50 AM America/Chicago
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed how families across the country will celebrate this holiday season. Experts have advised that even a small family gathering can spread the virus. Despite the warnings, many families will choose to gather
OSF HealthCare, Others Double Down on Digital Transformationopens in new window
This story highlights how OSF HealthCare is engaging important stakeholdersas it advances it's digital health transformation. Its latest focus is identifying where AI and robotic process automation could enable Mission Partners (employeed) to more meaningfully contribute and provides a strategy for the health system's financial sustainability.
03
Nov
2020
hitconsultant.net
OSF Saint Anthony's Names New Presidentopens in new window
This story in the Illinois Business Journal highlights the deep experience of the next president for OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton. Jerry Rumph has more than 25 years as a health care leader, having led improvements for operational, financial, quality and regulatory issues as a St. Louis-area health care executive.
21
Oct
2020
www.ibjonline.com
OSF OnCall Connect Provides Digital Support to Covid-positive Students at the U of Iopens in new window
The OSF Oncall Connect option is embedded in the Safer Illinois smart phone app, used by students at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign to gain access to buildings when they test negative. It also alerts students who test positive for COVID-19 and offers them a care team from OSF HealthCare which can monitor symtoms, provide education and engage in two-way communication with students while they remain in quarantine.
18
Sep
2020
dailyillini.com
New YMCA Coming to OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center Campusopens in new window
Ground will be broken next week (Tues, Sept. 22) on the 76,000-square-foot, $23 million building, and a parking lot, that will be built on six acres donated by OSF HealthCare to the YMCA to the south of the hospital and to the east of OSF HealthCare Center for Health. The building will include programs for the YMCA but also from Easterseals Central Illinois and OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center.
18
Sep
2020
www.pantagraph.com
25 Women in Leadership: OSF Innovation Leader Sarah Stewart deRamirez opens in new window
Emergency Medicine physician Dr. Sarah Stewart deRamirez is responsible for directing innovation efforts for OSF HealthCare, centered on achieving health equity though community health initiatives that leverage people and technology. Dr. deRamirez is also an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria where she created and directs the Innovation in Global Rural Health programs.
26
Aug
2020
week.com