Tag Archives: OSF Saint James

Pontiac woman credits ER doctor for quick diagnosis

When an annoying bug bite on the back of her leg became swollen and infected, Ann Finnegan went to OSF PromptCare for medical attention. The 65-year-old Pontiac, Illinois, woman was prescribed a sulfur-based antibiotic, a medication Ann had taken in the past without any problems. She had taken the prescription for nine out of the […]

Supportive Care Progress: OSF Saint James

Contributed By: Carla Hannie, Palliative Care RN – OSF Saint James In the Beginning When OSF HealthCare started looking into developing a supportive care program, the palliative care team at OSF Saint James – John W. Albrecht Medical Center was developed with a core team consisting of a physician, acute care clinical coordinator nurse, hospice […]