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    Dr. Andy Peterson, a family physician at OSF Medical Group in Kewanee says he often sees men make an appointment with him after a heart attack or a cancer scare. Men are notoriously bad about getting Read more
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    Every year a new fad diet seems to emerge. First carbs are the enemy. Then it’s fat we should avoid. Atkin’s, Ketogenic, South Beach, lemon detox, the list goes on. But now, new research is Read more
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OSF HealthCare Features

June
14,
2019
When a patient is determined to have cancer, the initial evaluation, diagnosis and treatment decisions can be the most critical portion of their cancer journey and can substantially influence outcomes.  Through a partnership with Green Bay
June
07,
2019
The OSF HealthCare Mission of "serving with the greatest care and love" goes far beyond the walls of our medical centers and clinics. We invest in the betterment and wellbeing of our neighbors. One important way that is being
May
29,
2019
As a dedicated special education teacher, Morgan Teske understands the challenges certain deficits can have on a person's life. That perspective helped him when he suffered a stroke one year ago. Then 43, Teske said he wasn't feeling well
May
24,
2019
A special group of stroke survivors treated a crowd to a performance Wednesday at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. As their name suggests, the Chime Strokers play the chimes, but their appeal is much more than their
The Digital Transformation to On-demand Healthcareopens in new window
In this Q and A for Becker's Healthcare, OSF HeatlhCare Chief Strategy Officer, Michelle Conger discusses the journey towards using digital technology to become more patient-centric and to expand the experience of healthcare delivery.
17
Jun
2019
www.beckershospitalreview.com
OSF Partner Health Catalyst Goes Publicopens in new window
A longtime OSF partner, Health Catalyst, is one of the first digital health care start-ups to go public, helping show the long-term belief in digital transformation to improve health care. Learn more in this Wall Street Journal story showing how improved data management is helping OSF and others.
09
May
2019
www.wsj.com
Ask The Doctor: colon cancer symptoms, signs and preventionopens in new window
Dr. Asif Quyyum, colorectal surgeon, appeared on the WMBD-TV (Peoria, IL) morning show to discuss colorectal cancer, the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the United States.
25
Apr
2019
www.centralillinoisproud.com
Podcast: Innovation is a Lifeline, Not a Buzzwordopens in new window
Michelle Conger, the Chief Strategy Officer for OSF HealthCare, joins the Oliver Wyman Health Podcast to talk innovation. In this episode Sam Glick, Partner in the Health & Life Sciences practice at Oliver Wyman, chats with Conger about how a dual focus on virtual reality and medical training is shaping the future state of innovation.
11
Apr
2019
health.oliverwyman.com
Unique Software Enhances Genetic Counseling Service in a Community Settingopens in new window
This story from a professional journal outlines how OSF HealthCare has partnered with Cancer IQ, a company that offers user-friendly cancer screening tools to replace long paper forms and quickly identify patients eligible for genetic counseling or additional imaging or testing. This information came from a presentation at a recent annual meeting of Community Cancer Centers.
03
Apr
2019
www.targetedonc.com