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Quality & Safety News

01/11/2018
Peoria City/County Health Department and Area Hospitals Offer Suggestions to Stop the Spread of Flu
Sick with the flu? Stay at home.
01/09/2018
Increase in Seasonal Illnesses noted at OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group
OSF HealthCare St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group is asking that the public continue to limit visits to the hospital. A steady increase in seasonal flu act...
01/04/2018
A Lesson on Life Saving OSF HealthCare Hosts Readiness Training for OTHS
To enhance the medical safety and response at Ottawa Township High School (OTHS), Dr. David Chan, Director of Children’s Service Line for OSF HealthCare prov...
12/28/2017
Influenza Visitor Restrictions
Due to high influenza (flu) activity in the Rock River Region, Mercyhealth, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, and SwedishAmerican Health Systems are implem...
12/18/2017
Flu Activity in the Tri-County Region Prompts Area Hospitals to Limit Visitors
Flu activity in the area prompts area hospitals, including OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center to restrict visitors.
11/17/2017
OSF HealthCare Granted Approval to Care for Advanced Life Support Patients in Streator
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), the department of the Illinois state government sanctioned to help prevent disease and injury and regulate m...
11/07/2017
OSF Saint Elizabeth Receives Joint Commission 2017 Pioneers in Quality Recognition
The Joint Commission has recognized OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center as one of 11 hospitals in the nation to be selected as a 2017 Pioneers in Q...
10/31/2017
OSF HealthCare Hospitals Recognized by the Leapfrog Group
New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades have been released, and some OSF HealthCare facilities are top of the class when it comes to patient safety.
10/31/2017
OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Receives an "A" for Patient Safety in the Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for Fall 2017 were released today, and Ottawa’s OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center topped the list among area ...
10/20/2017
$30.5M Renovation of OSF Center for Health – Streator
"What they said they were going to do, they did." That's how Streator, Illinois Mayor Jimmie Lansford sums up the commitment made by OSF HealthCare to make s...