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2021
November
12,
2021
| 08:28 AM America/Chicago
New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades have been announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization for patient safety. Hospitals are assigned A, B, C, D and F letter grades in order to provide a complete picture of patient safety.This fa...
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November
02,
2021
| 09:48 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare was one of the first organizations selected to participate as a Medicare Accountable Care Organization (ACO) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In the decade since, the Peoria, Illinois-based health system has con...
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October
14,
2021
| 16:52 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare has lost one of its most loyal and dedicated supporters in Charles “Chuck” Thomas, who passed away on October 8.Born and raised in Rockford, Thomas once aspired to be a Catholic priest but pursued a law career instead. During his notab...
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October
08,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/Chicago
As a health care Ministry, OSF HealthCare works to build strong relationships with like-minded health care providers, and is excited to announce that OSF HealthCare and Advanced Medical Transport (AMT) have entered into an agreement to transition all...
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October
05,
2021
| 16:05 PM America/Chicago
Renovation of the new OSF HealthCare Ministry Headquarters building in downtown Peoria is nearing completion. Members of the media were invited to see construction progress on October 5.Built in 1905, it was most recently known as the former Chase bu...
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October
04,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/Chicago
Kindred Healthcare, LLC (Kindred) and OSF HealthCare have received approval from state regulators to jointly own the Greater Peoria Specialty Hospital, which will now be known as the OSF HealthCare Transitional Care Hospital, located in Peoria, Illin...
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September
30,
2021
| 14:38 PM America/Chicago
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that OSF HealthCare is the recipient of $943,644 in grant money through Round 2 of its COVID-19 Telehealth Program. This funding is part of more than $41 million in grant money awarded today b...
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September
09,
2021
| 15:35 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare, along with many community leaders, officially welcomed OSF Life Flight to its new hangar at Central Illinois Regional Airport (CIRA) in Bloomington with a ribbon cutting and blessing on Thursday, September 9.The new hangar provides a ...
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July
21,
2021
| 14:55 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare continues to follow the science on COVID-19 vaccines and assess the pandemic situation overall. Based on this information and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we have thoughtfully made the decision to...
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June
18,
2021
| 10:19 AM America/Chicago
As both an employer and a Ministry of Catholic health care, OSF HealthCare is called to be socially just and recognize the personal worth and dignity of every person served – including its own Mission Partners (employees).Effective in September, OSF ...
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June
17,
2021
| 11:14 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois has been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois was recognized among the top three children’s hospital in Illinois...
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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
27,
2021
| 09:23 AM America/Chicago
The Illinois Department of Health and Family Services (HFS) has announced that $750 million in funding is being made available over a five year period to focus on community needs, with an emphasis on addressing social and structural determinants of h...
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April
26,
2021
| 16:52 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare has been awarded a grant by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to support the Pandemic Health Navigator program in Region 1, which includes Boone, Carroll, DeKalb, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago...
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April
26,
2021
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
OSF Ventures joined a $43 million Series B investment in Current Health, provider of a remote care management platform that can empower health systems to monitor and manage patient care at home – thereby shortening patient hospital stays, reducing re...
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April
23,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare is pleased to announce that effective May 1, patients who are enrolled in Meridian Medicaid will be able to access OSF HealthCare hospitals and physicians as part of their insurance plan. The coverage applies across the state and inclu...
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April
15,
2021
| 15:53 PM America/Chicago
At OSF HealthCare, we believe vaccinations against COVID-19 are our best shot to help end the pandemic. Because easy access to vaccines is imperative, we are proud to announce that anyone age 16 and older can now self-schedule a COVID-19 vaccination ...
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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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March
23,
2021
| 11:59 AM America/Chicago
Through the invention of its own saliva-based PCR COVID-19 test and digital infrastructure, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has been able to keep its campus open to students and the COVID-19 positivity rate low during the pandemic. Now Il...
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March
23,
2021
| 09:57 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare today announced its first successful implantation of a new device designed for proactive heart failure management, as part of a nationwide research study. The implant occurred at OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria on...
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March
09,
2021
| 15:09 PM America/Chicago
Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) and OSF HealthCare today announced a partnership agreement to provide rehabilitation and long-term acute care (“LTAC”) hospital services in central Illinois. Pursuant to the agreement, Kindred and OSF will work tog...
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March
04,
2021
| 16:38 PM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare is wholly committed to convenient access to cancer services for the communities it serves. As part of that commitment, OSF leaders broke ground Thursday, March 4, on an important component of the OSF Cancer Center in Bloomington.Thursd...
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February
11,
2021
| 16:43 PM America/Chicago
Peoria, Illinois-based OSF HealthCare is proud to have four hospitals recognized as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) Blue Distinction® Centers (BDC) for Maternity Care designation. OSF HealthCare St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg, St. J...
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January
27,
2021
| 20:53 PM America/Chicago
The OSF HealthCare Foundation is excited to announce two lead fundraising gifts for the Comprehensive Cancer Center to be built on the campus of OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.OSF HealthCare CEO Bob Sehring and his wife, Barb, ...
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2020
December
29,
2020
| 15:33 PM America/Chicago
A study conducted at OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, Illinois, showed the use of a new, local anesthetic significantly reduces pain and promotes faster recovery for patients following lumbar spinal fusion surgery.The lead res...
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December
21,
2020
| 17:33 PM America/Chicago
Contact: Paul Arco, Media Relations Coordinator, OSF HealthCare, Paul.A.Arco@osfhealthcare.org(San Francisco and Peoria, IL | Dec. 21, 2020) – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) and OSF HealthCare announced today that the health care provider has sub...
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December
07,
2020
| 09:13 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare is excited to announce new additions to the leadership teams at OSF both HealthCare Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana and OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center in Danville, in the position of vice president and chief nursing ...
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December
02,
2020
| 09:54 AM America/Chicago
Distillery Labs has named Paul Leamon as the organization’s first Executive Director. Distillery Labs, a technology and innovation center downtown Peoria, Illinois, is expected to open in 2021.Leamon, who has an extensive background as an entrepreneu...
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December
01,
2020
| 10:32 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare is proud to announce the addition of the OSF Cancer Center to the OSF St. Joseph Medical Center campus.Patients now have convenient access to OSF cancer services in Bloomington, including:Radiation therapyNurse navigatorInfusionGenetic...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:14 AM America/Chicago
OSF HealthCare has named Harley Brooks, MD, chief medical officer and regional medical director of Specialty Services in Galesburg, Monmouth and Kewanee. This includes leading medical affairs for OSF HealthCare St. Mary Medical Center, OSF HealthCare...
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