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Mendota, Illinois Quality & Safety News

08/21/2019
ECMO at OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois Recognized for Excellence in Life Support
OSF Children's Hospital has again been recognized for excellence in providing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) to patients.
06/21/2019
Lighting The Way - New surgical device improves precision ans safety in certain procedures
It's not exactly like cutting along the dotted line, but it's very close. Since the beginning of the year, surgeons at OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Ce...
05/15/2019
OSF Saint Elizabeth Receives an 'A' for Patient Safety from the Leapfrog Group
New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades have been announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization for patient safety. OSF HealthCare Saint Eliz...
05/22/2018
Dispose of Prescription Drugs Safely at OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose deaths. Since 2000, the rat...
03/23/2018
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital Among Those Honored with National Patient Safety Award
OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, as part of the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS), has been recognize...
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.
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.
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.