OSF HealthCare - Archive (news)

2018
April
25,
2018
OSF HealthCare has reached an agreement with HealthLink to ensure patients at OSF HealthCare Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana and OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville continue to receive high-quality in-network medical care an...
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April
20,
2018
The OSF Wound Care Clinic at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, IL has been awarded the President’s Circle Award by Healogics in recognition of a Center of Distinction with outstanding performance. Healogics is the nation's larg...
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April
03,
2018
OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, in collaboration with the YMCA and Easterseals, is going to build a community center on property adjacent to the Bloomington, Illinois hospital. OSF HealthCare is donating the land, valued at $3 million, for ...
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March
29,
2018
OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria has been selected to receive a $1,100,000 grant from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority to fund a Trauma Recovery Center in partnership with Peoria Public Schools.  ...
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March
23,
2018
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, as part of the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS), has been recognized as a John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award winner by The Joint Commission and the National Quali...
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March
23,
2018
OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute has welcomed Arun Talkad, M.D. as Ministry Medical Director of Stroke. In that role, Dr. Talkad will oversee and help determine how to standardize and optimize stroke care for the 12 hospitals in the ...
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March
13,
2018
In March of 2017, OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Health Center announced sweeping changes to how it will enhance health care to the Riverbend community, adding convenient sites throughout the region and creating care teams that provide a coordinated ...
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March
13,
2018
OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute has been working to provide easier access to the broad array of outpatient services it offers patients in central Illinois. To that end, the OSF HealthCare neuroscience service line recently completed...
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February
28,
2018
A course available in Pontiac can help EMTs on their paramedic career tracks, state-wide. ...
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February
23,
2018
OSF HealthCare leadership was happy to host Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) on February 19. It was the first time the Peoria-based health system has had an extensive conversation with the state's junior Senator. Included in the conversation w...
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February
22,
2018
OSF HealthCare prides itself on providing the highest level of medical care to those we serve. Often that begins with helping parents bring new life into the world.  Recently, several OSF HealthCare hospitals were recognized for their expertise in...
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February
08,
2018
The newborn babies at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center’s Birthing Center are slumbering in style. The birthing center has purchased 15 new HALO Bassinest® Swivel Sleepers – a new concept in the world of bassinets. The Swivel Sleeper is the on...
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February
08,
2018
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has recognized five OSF HealthCare hospitals with Blue Distinction® Maternity Care designations as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated...
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February
08,
2018
As they grow, kids are expected to hit certain developmental milestones, from taking a first step, to properly holding a pencil. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act and move. However, for some kids, these developmental marke...
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February
07,
2018
While very rewarding, a career in nursing can be one of the most demanding and rigorous when it comes to learning and training. That’s what makes Saint Anthony College of Nursing’s most recent ranking from the National Council Licensure Examinatio...
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January
29,
2018
OSF HealthCare is pleased to announce that OSF Life Flight will be basing a helicopter in the eastern region of its service area to better serve OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, OSF HealthCare Saint James – John W. Albrecht Me...
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January
26,
2018
PJ Hoerr, a Peoria-based contractor, has been hired to oversee the $30.5 million renovation of the OSF Center for Health-Streator. Both exterior and interior renovations are planned for the Spring Street facility. These include a new entrance and ...
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January
24,
2018
OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center recently earned a Five-Star Rating – the highest possible rating for quality and safety from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). With this rating of five stars, OSF St. Joseph is one ...
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January
19,
2018
OSF HealthCare and the Heart of Illinois Homeless Continuum of Care (HOIHCOC) are collaborating with United Way partner agencies to provide interim shelter services for the homeless in central Illinois. Since 2016, the Heart of Illinois United Way...
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January
11,
2018
It's the number one New Year's resolution, so it probably makes sense to choose the number one weight loss program to meet your goal of shedding a few pounds. For the third year in a row, US News and World Report has ranked Health Management Resou...
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2017
December
19,
2017
Becker's Healthcare, an independent evaluator of medical centers and health systems, says the orthopedic programs at OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center, in Rockford, are among the best in the nation. Their list of the top 100 programs in ...
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November
22,
2017
OSF HealthCare has reached an agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) to ensure patients have uninterrupted access to extensive high quality, in-network, medical care and services, including pediatric, neurologic, and cardiovas...
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November
22,
2017
A recent study funded by the National Institute of Health found that nearly one quarter of American women suffer with one or more pelvic floor disorders, which include a range of health problems that can cause physical discomfort and limit activity. ...
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November
16,
2017
As part of National Rural Health Day November 16, the Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) have announced overall excellence rankings, reflecting top quartile...
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November
16,
2017
Improving a person's quality of life and avoiding medical disease is the goal of a new employee wellness clinic on the campus of Rock Valley College (RVC) in Rockford. Called "RVCare" the clinic is a partnership with OSF HealthCare Medical Group. ...
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November
14,
2017
OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center is saving energy – and money – after a unique treasure hunt at the facility. OSF Saint Joseph became the first hospital in the country to participate in an “Energy Treasure Hunt,” the voluntary program of t...
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November
02,
2017
New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide, have been announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. The letter grades are designed to provide the most complete pic...
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October
30,
2017
Becker's Hospital Review has named OSF Healthcare Cardiovascular Institute at OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center to its "100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs" list for 2017. OSF Healthcare Cardiovascular Institute sh...
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October
26,
2017
Robert Sehring is the new CEO for OSF HealthCare, taking over on October 21, 2017 from Kevin Schoeplein who retired following a 39+ year career with The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis. ...
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October
23,
2017
As part of its ongoing investment in the Bloomington/Normal community, OSF HealthCare is building a new primary care and PromptCare office in Normal, Illinois. On Friday, OSF HealthCare joined community members and town leaders for a ceremonial gr...
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