Articles tagged with 'innovation' | OSF HealthCare

OSF HealthCare - Archive (innovation)

2022
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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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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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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2021
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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May
11,
2021
| 13:31 PM America/Chicago
OSF Innovation and its partners at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) and Illinois State University (ISU) in Normal, Illinois, have received a federal Human Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) grant of $10,000 to co...
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April
14,
2021
| 09:56 AM America/Chicago
Seven research projects are sharing slightly more than $400,000 in funding through the Jump ARCHES research and development program to address challenges and expand on lessons learned about COVID-19 vaccinations and testing.The Jump ARCHES program is...
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2020
September
15,
2020
| 12:32 PM America/Chicago
Middle ear infections are the leading cause of hearing loss, surgery and antibiotic use, especially in children who are misdiagnosed up to half of the time using the current technology. Knowing there is a need for better tools to diagnose and treat e...
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August
31,
2020
| 15:24 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare is leveraging what it has learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to improve breast cancer screening among minority and low-income patients. The Health Equity Action (HEAL) Lab and OSF Digital Health (SGDH) at the Jump Trading Simulation ...
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April
10,
2020
| 12:02 PM America/Chicago
OSF Ventures, the corporate investment arm of OSF HealthCare, joined in a $16 million Series B funding round in SilverCloud Health, provider of accessible, scalable, digital behavioral health care solutions. Funding will be used to expand the Ireland...
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2019
November
20,
2019
| 16:59 PM America/Chicago
When a patient recently came into an OSF HealthCare rural health care clinic with stomach issues, it turns out, there was a lot more going on than just a simple stomach ache. Physician Assistant Mandy Robinson learned from a new screening tool tha...
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October
30,
2019
| 11:36 AM America/Chicago
Companies such as 23andme and Ancestory.com are becoming more popular as people begin to consider how genetics can influence their health. But providers, including OSF HealthCare, are paying much more attention to a patient’s zip code these days. ...
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August
16,
2019
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
Students hand-selected from across the curriculum at the University of Illinois in Chicago are advancing innovative solutions to solve the loneliness epidemic, particularly for older rural residents and they’ve come up with a solution for bringing th...
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August
12,
2019
| 10:56 AM America/Chicago
OSF Ventures has joined a $35 million funding round to support a start-up that’s developing a breakthrough handheld, AI ultrasound device that will allow health care providers to make critical, real-time diagnostic decisions.OSF Ventures, the investm...
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July
25,
2019
| 09:05 AM America/Chicago
OSF Ventures, the corporate investment arm of OSF HealthCare, has launched a second venture capital fund of $75 million to continue its strategy of supporting new technology, devices and services that offer improved and more cost efficient health car...
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July
16,
2019
| 10:40 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s (U of I) Grainger College of Engineering are growing their partnership to create the future of community wellness and health care by harnessing creativity and applying it to social a...
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May
20,
2019
| 12:20 PM America/Chicago
OSF Ventures, a part of OSF Innovation, is investing in Paradigm Diagnostics, a leading precision medicine company that is making advancements in cancer diagnostics.The corporate investment arm of OSF HealthCare has decided to strategically invest in...
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April
12,
2019
| 09:51 AM America/Chicago
The Oliver Wyman Podcast Audio Is it Impactful or Just "Cool"? Michelle says that within the past two years, the perception of “innovation” at OSF HealthCare has evolved from considering it as merely an intangible idea, to defining it as a phys...
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