OSF HealthCare Features

October
09,
2019
| 09:23 AM America/Chicago
Madison County's Cancer rate is the second-highest in the state -- topped only by that in the populous Cook County in south Chicago. So the OSF HealthCare Moeller Cancer Center on the Saint Anthony's Health Center campus in Alton is a
October
04,
2019
| 09:26 PM America/Chicago
They say all dogs go to heaven, however a few of our best friends wanted to hedge their bet on that. October 4 is the feast day of Saint Francis, the Patron Saint of animals. So, OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center held its first blessing
October
04,
2019
| 08:32 PM America/Chicago
A 1991 movie called “Doc Hollywood” stars Michael J. Fox as a soon-to-be plastic surgeon who crashes his car in rural South Carolina and finds himself doing community service as a doctor serving the quirky residents of a rural town. Fox’s character
October
03,
2019
| 06:58 PM America/Chicago
For many rural communities, first responders rely heavily on citizen volunteers. These volunteers help to bolster resource-constrained fire and emergency service departments at all levels. However, in many localities throughout the state very few
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
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
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
How to Grow Leadership Skills on the Jobopens in new window
This story features a Q and A with Jen Hopwood who started her career at OSF HealthCare 21 years ago as a bedside nurse in the intermediate medical-surgical unit at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Today, Hopwood is chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services and she discusses what makes a good leader and how to advance into leadership roles by seizing opportunities.
09
Sep
2019
rockislandtoday.com