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Quality & Safety News

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...
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.
01/12/2016
OSF Partners with Local First Responders in Life Saving Initiative
Providing life-saving medical care at the scene of an emergency is the central objective of a new partnership.
12/09/2015
Toppel Elected To National Board of the Association for the Healthcare Environment
The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) has announced Pam Toppel as its president-elect.
12/08/2015
OSF Saint Anthony's Designated as Advanced Primary Stroke Center
The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, has recognized OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center with A...
12/03/2015
OSF Saint Anthony's Top Performer in Nation - Fourth Year in a Row!
OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center has been named one of the nations Top Performers on Key Quality Measure by The Joint Commission
11/12/2015
Saint Anthony’s Earned an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score
OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center earned an A in an elite national ratings program from independent hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group – the only hospital ...
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.