Ottawa, Illinois Quality & Safety News

05/13/2022
OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center Named Among 2022 Safest Hospitals
The biannual Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for the Spring of 2022 have been announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization for patient saf…
05/11/2022
OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center, OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center Named Among 2022 Safest Hospitals
The biannual Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for the Spring of 2022 have been announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization for patient saf…
01/13/2021
My Dad Wouldn’t Have Survived COVID
For Dr. Sherine Hanna, fighting COVID-19 is both professional and personal. Dr. Hanna is the medical director of surgical services for OSF HealthCare Saint El…
05/26/2020
OSF HealthCare Reminds Everyone to Remember Primary Health Care Needs
As OSF HealthCare continues to open services that had been temporarily closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it wants to remind community members to con…
04/30/2020
OSF HealthCare Facilities Requiring Everyone to Wear Masks
Beginning Friday, May 1, OSF HealthCare facilities in Mendota, Ottawa, and Streator will require anyone entering to wear a mask. Exceptions are made for those …
04/30/2020
OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center Named Among 2020 Top Hospitals
The health care watchdog agency Leapfrog Group has announced its top hospitals in 2020 and OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center has been named to the …
04/16/2020
OSF HealthCare Deploys Pandemic Health Workers to Care for COVID-19, Other Patients at Home
While all but essential workers are being asked to stay at home to contain the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) OSF HealthCare is expanding its digital r…
04/13/2020
OSF HealthCare Earns ACR Accreditation in Mammography
OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of an extensive review by the Am…
03/30/2020
OSF HealthCare Limiting and Screening Visitors
To protect the health and safety of patients, visitors, and employees, OSF HealthCare facilities in Mendota, Ottawa, and Streator will implement a strict NO VI…
02/06/2020
OSF Saint Elizabeth Achieves Acute Stroke Ready Hospital Designation
OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa, Illinois, has received designation as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital (ASRH) from the Illinois Departme…