Articles tagged with 'innovate' | OSF HealthCare

OSF HealthCare - Archive (innovate)

2022
May
20,
2022
| 11:25 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare is partnering with the University of Illinois Chicago to develop an algorithm to interface with school records and identify students at risk for mental health issues. ...
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May
20,
2022
| 07:43 AM America/Chicago
The latest innovation-driven project involving OSF HealthCare Mission Partners sees nurses solve a series of puzzles to deliver life-saving treatment to a manikin patient....
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May
16,
2022
| 12:12 PM America/Chicago
Peoria, Illinois-based OSF HealthCare is hosting a virtual job fair to hire certified nursing assistants (CNAs), registered nurses (RNs), advanced practice providers (APPs), and physicians for its OSF OnCall Digital Hospital. The “digital hospital at...
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May
13,
2022
| 11:36 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare and its partner for Acute Hospital Care at Home will provide a simulation for federal lawmakers to show that level of home/remote care is safe and cost effective....
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May
06,
2022
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
Eleven research projects are sharing slightly more than $700,000 through the Jump ARCHES research and development program. Among the projects are efforts to use blockchain technology to reward healthy behaviors, develop a machine learning algorithm t...
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May
05,
2022
| 15:34 PM America/Chicago
Research reveals $100 billion a year is spent on health care that is only necessary because individuals don’t follow medical advice. For example, patients with chronic illnesses are estimated to comply with medication schedules only 50% of the time. ...
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April
15,
2022
| 09:15 AM America/Chicago
Some therapy patients are getting an out-of-this-world experience – under the watchful eyes of their therapists. New virtual reality (VR) technology called REAL VR is marrying high tech activities with traditional therapy needs.REAL VR provides VR th...
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April
13,
2022
| 13:07 PM America/Chicago
“It’s about pushing ourselves to meet them (patients) where we can, but setting realistic expectations that telehealth can’t be all things to all patients," OSF Vice President of Digital Care Brandi Clark told health leaders during a virtual online s...
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April
11,
2022
| 13:57 PM America/Chicago
Like many of us, Kelli Ballard, a Washington, Illinois, school administrator was hoping after a tumultuous 2020, that 2021 would be a better year. It didn’t quite turn out that way. In January  of last year, just as the new school semester was beginn...
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April
07,
2022
| 12:18 PM America/Chicago
Michelle Conger, Chief Strategy Officer and CEO of OSF OnCall Digital Health, is among Modern Healthcare’s 2022 class of Top 25 Innovators in the nation.Modern Healthcare, the leader in health care business news, research and data, annually recognize...
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March
21,
2022
| 12:40 PM America/Chicago
OSF Ventures, the investment arm of OSF HealthCare and a current CancerIQ user, has joined four other investors in a $14 million Series B financing round to help accelerate growth and implementation of the online screening tool aimed at helping more ...
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March
16,
2022
| 08:57 AM America/Chicago
Nearly $66 million in funding is on its way to improve access to health care for people across many communities in central and northern Illinois living at lower income levels.The Illinois Department of Health and Family Services (HFS) is providing th...
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March
10,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
OSF Ventures joins six other investors in a Series A, $12.5 million funding round for a wireless, wearable EEG (brain wave monitor) to detect seizures, even those that are non-convulsive with no obvious signs. Catalyst Health Ventures (CHV) and Genoa...
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March
04,
2022
| 12:23 PM America/Chicago
Cryptocurrency is the new frontier in finance - opening new opportunities and possibilities. From funding budding entrepreneurs to helping Ukraine crowdfund its defense against Russia, it is disrupting finance on a global scale. So too is the platfor...
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February
24,
2022
| 17:19 PM America/Chicago
Senior Vice President for OSF OnCall Digital Health Jennifer Junis advised hospital systems who haven't started or advanced their digital health programs to “just start somewhere” and she stressed using data for a personalized approach will be a key ...
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February
15,
2022
| 15:48 PM America/Chicago
A project led by the OSF Design Lab that leverages data and artificial intelligence to improve childhood vaccination rates has received national recognition as well as $25,000 in funding. The US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), through th...
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February
11,
2022
| 09:35 AM America/Chicago
As OSF HealthCare looks to transform health care by tapping its own Mission Partners (employees), it has chosen an outside partner, High Alpha Innovation, to help rapidly advance ideas from exploration to implementation or commercialization within an...
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February
04,
2022
| 09:51 AM America/Chicago
How many times at work have you declared, “There has got to be a better way!”Knowing that Mission Partners (employees) have great ideas to create a better way, OSF HealthCare launched the OSF Innovation Studio – to take those ideas from exploration t...
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January
31,
2022
| 12:48 PM America/Chicago
Elemeno Health, the developer of a proprietary cloud-based solution for frontline health care teams, and OSF HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, today announced a partnership to initiate a pilot using a customizable, just-in-ti...
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January
27,
2022
| 17:45 PM America/Chicago
Peoria, Illinois-based OSF HealthCare is partnering with the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) to award eight grants totally more than $700,000 to support projects that remove barriers to care, particularly in low-income, under-resourced communiti...
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January
27,
2022
| 13:23 PM America/Chicago
More than 58,000 people in Chicago experience homelessness, and with that, comes an increased likelihood of premature death because of a lack of connection to ongoing medical care.A grant-funded project through the inaugural Community Health Advocacy...
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January
24,
2022
| 16:24 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare is partnering with Medically Home Group, Inc. to establish an Acute Care at Home Program, which will enable Peoria-based OSF HealthCare to provide hospital-level, high-acuity care to patients in the comfort and convenience of their own...
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January
19,
2022
| 14:46 PM America/Chicago
Twenty research projects are sharing slightly more than $1.4 million in funding through the Jump ARCHES research and development program to address a variety of vexing medical challenges including neurological testing for children and athletes (such ...
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January
19,
2022
| 14:34 PM America/Chicago
All too many times, high school, college or even pro athletes push to be able to stay in play after a hard hit during a game, or they push to get back on the field after they’ve been held out due to a concussion. While sideline testing is done, it ha...
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January
07,
2022
| 09:55 AM America/Chicago
OSF Ventures has launched its third capital investment fund, the largest since it initiated this program in 2016. The $100 million fund will be used to continue a strategy that links investments to key priorities of improved patient care, outcomes an...
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2021
December
16,
2021
| 20:45 PM America/Chicago
Food, housing and income insecurity remain a concern for millions of Americans, especially those who have been infected with the COVID-19 virus. The ongoing concerns prompted Illinois Governor J.B. to extend a Pandemic Health Navigator (PHN) program ...
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November
09,
2021
| 11:44 AM America/Chicago
It is the word none of us ever wants to hear: cancer. For Kevin and Melissa Asbury of Peoria, Illinois, it was a mass in Kevin’s colon and the cancer had spread.“You know, it’s a shock. Like, okay… hopefully its Stage 1, we can get this taken care of...
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November
09,
2021
| 11:43 AM America/Chicago
A company known for its Earth moving equipment is also moving mountains when it comes to helping people facing complex surgeries.Caterpillar Industrial Designer Christian Ritchie says the collaboration to help OSF HealthCare has given him joy – knowi...
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October
14,
2021
| 11:51 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare joins SWITCH, a new independent organization launched by City Tech Collaborative (City Tech), a Chicago-based urban solutions accelerator, to address health equity in Chicago. The Peoria, Illinois-based health system, which operates 15...
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September
30,
2021
| 14:58 PM America/Chicago
OSF Ventures has joined a $25 million investment in TailorMed, a leading financial navigation technology company that helps patients and health care organizations remove financial barriers to care.The corporate investment arm of OSF HealthCare joined...
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