Category Archives: Telemedicine

Sepsis: Time Matters

Every two minutes someone dies from sepsis in the United States. Currently, sepsis is the leading cause of death – more than breast cancer, prostate cancer and AIDS combined. Approximately 1.6 million cases of sepsis are treated each year in the U.S. and this number continues to increase annually by 9%. Sepsis is an equal […]



TeleHealth brings comfort to parents of NICU babies

As if delivering a baby prematurely wasn’t stressful enough, there are circumstances when new mothers can’t be physically near their babies. Perhaps the mother had complications following birth and has to stay in her hospital bed or maybe her baby is just too sick for physical contact. It’s in these cases that OSF HealthCare Children’s […]



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 […]