OSF HealthCare Features

November
27,
2019
| 04:53 PM America/Chicago
It’s an evolution that’s been nearly four years in the making. After Hospital Sisters Health System opted to close St. Mary’s Hospital in Streator, OSF HealthCare acquired the building in early 2016 with plans of creating an outpatient center. It
November
22,
2019
| 06:39 PM America/Chicago
Drug overdose is currently the leading cause of death in pregnant and postpartum women in Illinois. Since 2008, pregnancy associated deaths from opioid overdoses have increased one thousand percent.  Let that sink in for a moment. That fact comes
November
19,
2019
| 10:56 PM America/Chicago
It is estimated that more than 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder. Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability. For every three children diagnosed there are two who aren’t. Couple that with the number of adults
November
14,
2019
| 04:28 PM America/Chicago
Ask anyone on the front lines of emergency medicine and they'll tell you, teamwork is essential to a patient's survival. It requires lots of training, trust, collaboration and education.  That's why, for the past 15 years, OSF
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
How Employers Are Preparing For Cannabis Legalizationopens in new window
As recreational marijuana becomes legal on January 1, employers are looking to be prepared. A panel of experts at OSF’s Jump Trading and Simulation Center told a group of business leaders Monday to begin adjusting their drug policies now, not later.
15
Oct
2019
www.peoriapublicradio.org
Panelists talk future of hospital transformation in Illinoisopens in new window
Health care leaders joined Illinois lawmakers to discuss the state of hospital transformation in the state. Ken Beutke, President, OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, joined the discussion and highlighted the successful transformation of OSF HealthCare Center for Health-Streator.
02
Oct
2019
healthnewsillinois.com
Health Care CFOs Look Forward to Value-based Care Consumerismopens in new window
OSF HealthCare Chief Financial Officer Mike Allen joins other CFOs in discussing the importance of patient engagement , proviing a more consumer-driven, retail-like experience with price transparency in the transition to value-based care .
09
Sep
2019
revcycleintelligence.com
Improving Health Care for the Deaf Communityopens in new window
This story highlights how OSF HealthCare responded with innovative approaches to help deaf patients have a better experience.
09
Sep
2019
wrex.com