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Ottawa, Illinois Quality & Safety News

09/26/2017
High Marks for Patient Care and Safety for OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center and OSF Center for Health-Streator
Ottawa, IL (September 25, 2017) – A recently competed survey by an independent health care accreditation organization awarded high marks to OSF HealthC...
06/21/2016
Children's Hospital of Illinois Pediatric Urology Ranked Among the Best by U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Children’s Hospital of Illinois Pediatric Urology in the new 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.
04/28/2016
OSF Saint Elizabeth Earns Top Safety Score
The Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Scores were released this week, and Ottawa’s OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center has earned the highest letter grade.
02/10/2016
OSF Saint Elizabeth Achieves Stroke Ready Hospital Designation
OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa, Illinois has received designation as an Emergent Stroke Ready Hospital (ESRH) from the Illinois Department of P...
02/10/2016
Adult Congenital Heart Physicians Receive Advanced Certification
Dr. Marc Knepp and Dr. Suneetha Venkatapuram among first in the U.S. to receive certification in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
01/12/2016
OSF HealthCare Chosen to Build on ACO Success
OSF HealthCare has been selected to participate in a new accountable care model called the Next Generation ACO.
11/10/2015
Ottawa Hospital Earns Top Honor for Safety
The Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Scores were released last month, and Ottawa’s OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center topped the list.
05/14/2015
OSF Ranked As High Performing Health System
OSF HealthCare has been ranked as one of the top performing health care systems in the country by Truven, an independent health care analytics research company.
11/14/2014
OSF Saint Elizabeth Awarded an “A” in Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score
Local hospital commended for helping to raise the standards of health care nationwide, and demonstrating they’ve made the well-being of patients a top priority.
04/03/2014
OSF Life Flight Surpasses FAA Safety Guidelines
OSF Life Flight helicopters and flight crew members throughout Illinois all exceed minimum FAA standards.