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February
28,
2020
| 05:26 PM America/Chicago
Sometimes, it just takes an inch or two to turn a normal day into something potentially life changing. No one knows this better than Bob Goodbred of Earlville, Illinois.  Last November, Bob, 75, was doing maintenance on his 14-foot snow plow,
February
25,
2020
| 09:39 PM America/Chicago
The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board has approved a Certificate of Need application by OSF HealthCare, which will allow for the eventual construction of a comprehensive cancer center on the campus of OSF HealthCare Saint Francis
February
20,
2020
| 08:53 PM America/Chicago
As the silver tsunami hits, Baby Boomers are finding themselves getting their hips and knees replaced and planning other elective but necessary surgeries. A new approach to rehab following surgery offers boomers, injured athletes, and others another
February
14,
2020
| 06:42 PM America/Chicago
February is American Heart Month. It’s a time for millions to come together for a common goal: the eradication of heart disease and stroke. Throughout the OSF HealthCare Ministry, a variety of event are helping to increase awareness about the
OSF Children's Hospital New Pediatric EDopens in new window
WMBD-TV did a story on the 24/7 pediatric emergency room at OSF Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria
04
Feb
2020
www.centralillinoisproud.com
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
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
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