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02/09/2017
Stop Pneumonia Before it Strikes
Are you at risk for pneumonia this winter? Pneumonia and flu are deadly illnesses that reach their peak during winter months
02/07/2017
New Technology Improves Diagnostics for OSF Saint Elizabeth Patients
An advanced diagnostic tool at OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center is providing physicians and their patients a clearer picture about treatment. OSF Saint ...
01/04/2017
Flu Activity Prompts Area Hospitals to Limit Visitors
During this time of increased seasonal flu activity, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, UnityPoint Health-Methodist | Proctor, Pekin Hospital, and Hopedale Me...
09/28/2016
Children’s Hospital of Illinois Physician Selected for U.S. Faculty Scholars Program in Vietnam
Children’s Hospital of Illinois surgeon selected for Vietnam Education Foundation U.S. Faculty Scholar Program.
08/16/2016
OSF St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group Adult and Child Sleep Diagnostic Center Receives Program Accreditation
OSF St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group Adult and Child Sleep Diagnostic Center in Escanaba recently received program accreditation from the American Acad...
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.
05/06/2016
OSF Saint Anthony’s Earns Patient Safety Honors
For the fifth year in a row, OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety with an “A” grade in the Spring 2016 ...
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.
03/11/2016
Visitor Restrictions
With an increase in influenza and other respiratory illnesses being reported community wide, OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group is implementing visitor...
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...