OSF HealthCare - Archive (news)

2019
March
11,
2019
OSF HealthCare has marked another way it is investing in the communities it serves with the latest unveiling of signage on the main gallery at the Jacoby Arts Center in downtown Alton, Illinois which now bears the name of OSF Saint Anthony’s Gallery....
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March
07,
2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recognizing OSF HealthCare Holy Family Medical Center as meeting all requirements of its evidence-based Diabetes Prevention Program. The full recognition acknowledges OSF Holy Family is meeting the st...
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February
20,
2019
OSF HealthCare Saint James – John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac announces it has been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Regarded as one of the industry’s most sig...
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February
18,
2019
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has recognized OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center with a Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are national...
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February
14,
2019
As part of its commitment to social justice and to positively impact the experience and livelihood of its current and future workforce, OSF HealthCare is raising the minimum wage for its workers to $12 an hour, effective February 24, 2019. Appro...
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February
12,
2019
Frank Abagnale, renowned cybersecurity and fraud prevention expert, bestselling author, and the subject of the Steven Spielberg movie “Catch Me If You Can” says his early life as a con artist began at age 16, when he was asked to pick which parent he...
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February
08,
2019
Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, today announced a company it has established to help ensure health systems have continuous and affordable access to shortage medications, as well as those in categories that lack ...
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February
01,
2019
OSF HealthCare and CORE Construction have signed a Letter of Intent to formalize a partnership between the two that will help achieve new efficiencies benefitting communities served by OSF HealthCare. Pending state approval, the new joint venture,...
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January
31,
2019
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) has been designated by OSF HealthCare to provide blood and blood components to 11 of the health system’s facilities. MVRBC is already the exclusive provider to five OSF HealthCare facilities. This chan...
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January
25,
2019
Celebrities today are owning up to having some level of bladder control issues. Katy Perry, Kate Winslet, Tony Romo and Kris Kardashian are among the celebrities admitting to having mild to more serious forms of incontinence, a problem of accidental ...
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January
21,
2019
Peoria, IL- An OSF HealthCare campaign among five hospitals to keep non-working Christmas lights out of the landfill was incredibly successful, resulting in diverting one-and-a-half tons from the waste stream. It is estimated household waste incre...
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January
15,
2019
OSF HealthCare is excited to announce that the Heart Transplant Program will soon return to OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center. The Illinois Health Facilities & Services Review Board today approved OSF HealthCare’s certificate of need applic...
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January
07,
2019
OSF HealthCare is excited to announce the addition of its hospice care to the Champaign-Urbana and Danville markets. Hospice services are an important part of the continuum of care for patients and their families. “Hospice helps people focus on ma...
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2018
December
13,
2018
The OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute’s (INI) Stroke Center at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center has once again been named a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Associatio...
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December
07,
2018
OSF HealthCare Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth joined OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group in Escanaba, Michigan among the top 118 hospitals in the nation according to health care watchdog Leapfrog Group in its annual report. ...
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December
07,
2018
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois cares for patients from throughout Illinois and annually recognizes those who are making a difference in the lives of children. Community Advocacy Awards were recently presented to the following: Bill...
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November
26,
2018
OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center has once again received Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing. This latest designation means the Medical Center is one of only 58 health care organizations in the country to have received the honor f...
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November
09,
2018
OSF HealthCare Cardiovascular Institute inverventional cardiologist Dr. Sudhir Mungee has been named a 2018 Rock Doc Award recipient by the The Illinois CancerCare Foundation. The Rock Doc Award is presented to physicians who work in the healthcar...
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November
02,
2018
OSF HealthCare has been recognized as one of the MOST WIRED in the country, according to the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) HealthCare’s Most Wired survey results. This marks the seventh consecutive year for this achi...
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October
23,
2018
OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center is pleased to announce Toni Bishop-McWain, RN, DNP(c), MSN, has accepted the role of Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer for OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center. Her new role was effective September 24....
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October
08,
2018
The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis met in a General Chapter in early October, which occurs every six years. On October 6, 2018 they elected a Major Superior and her Council who comprise the Governing Board for the Religious Congregation. T...
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October
03,
2018
OSF HealthCare and Danville Polyclinic have signed a letter of intent for OSF HealthCare to take ownership of the clinic in early 2019. This move is a continuation of the commitment OSF HealthCare made to Danville and the surrounding communities to p...
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September
28,
2018
Starting October 6, OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center will begin offering mammography services on Saturdays by appointment. Saturday screenings will take place from 8am-noon. To make an appointment for a screening, mammography patients shou...
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September
26,
2018
Following 20 years of dedicated service to OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, and patients throughout central Illinois, Dr. Richard Pearl is retiring, effective October 1, 2018. Dr. Pearl wears many hats, not just in the operating roo...
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September
26,
2018
OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center’s Comprehensive Stroke Center, part of OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute, is now a member of the MidAmerica Regional Coordinating Center of the NIH StrokeNet. The National Institute of Healt...
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September
20,
2018
Alton, IL | September 19, 2018 – More than 300 cancer survivors, family members and caregivers, came together last Thursday to experience a “Night of HOPE” at the annual Cancer Survivors Celebration sponsored by OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Cancer ...
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August
29,
2018
As part of its ongoing investment in central Illinois, OSF HealthCare broke ground Wednesday on its new Medical Office Building in Bloomington. The new building will be located on the OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center campus at 210 St. Joseph ...
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August
28,
2018
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is recognizing OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Health Center with its Mission Award for support of the society’s fight against cancer; assisting individuals before, during and after their diagnosis. The American Cance...
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August
27,
2018
The American Association for Physician Leadership® announced Omar Khokhar, MD of OSF Healthcare St. Joseph Medical Center and Kashif Zaheer, MD of OSF HealthCare Medical Group in Belvidere have earned the prestigious Certified Physician Executive (CP...
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August
08,
2018
U.S. Congressman Adam Kinzinger made a stop in Pontiac Tuesday to speak with regional leaders about topics that affect rural health care. The congressman took part in a health care roundtable discussion at OSF HealthCare Saint James-John W. Albrec...
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