Category Archives: General

Winter is coming: Be prepared to drive in ice and snow

When severe weather hits, the difference between being safe or being stranded in your vehicle can often come down to how well prepared you are. Winter storms can make roads extremely dangerous or impassable. Always pay attention to the winter forecast before heading out in your vehicle so you don’t become stranded, according to Troy […]

Interns accelerate OSF Innovation projects

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of collaboration within OSF Innovation. It’s our belief it takes multidisciplinary teams working together to generate ideas that will transform health care for the benefit of the communities we serve. These teams can consist of anyone from Performance Improvement, Healthcare Analytics, Telehealth, Simulation & Education, Innovation Partnerships, OSF […]

OSF OnCall provides a convenient ending to a family road trip

Chelsey Rodgers of Kewanee and her family were on their way back home from a fun trip to the Wisconsin Dells. Chelsey, her husband, Curtis, and their two girls, Carston, 4, and Charlee, 7 months, were visiting Chelsey’s sister. Over the last 24 hours, one of Charlee’s eyes had started to get red, puffy and […]

Disaster preparedness extends beyond Peoria

In a hidden corner of Bartonville sits a warehouse stuffed to the gills with medical equipment big and small. Defibrillators, ventilators, durable medical goods, generators, equipment to refill oxygen tanks in the field, large mobile trauma center trailers, a 100-bed mobile patient collection center, HVAC units, trucks and much, much more crowd each other from […]