OSF HealthCare Features

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
November
08,
2019
| 03:13 PM America/Chicago
While an early winter chill across the Midwest has many of us feeling a little blah, the cold virus can't be blamed. Most areas of the coutnry, including Illinois are reporting only sporadic activity. Though not yet common, doctors still
October
31,
2019
| 08:41 PM America/Chicago
The OSF HealthCare Foundation has announced Ajay Pathak, president of OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony's Health Center, as the 2019 Pearl Award recipient. The Pearl Award recognizes contributions to philanthropic excellence, compassionate care, and
October
30,
2019
| 04:36 PM America/Chicago
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month – a time designed to raise awareness about both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. An estimated 30.3 million people in the United States (9.4 percent of the population) have diabetes, including 7.2 million
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