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Helping Patients Thrive

THRIVE beyond the cancer experience

Monday, August 5, 2019

The cancer experience is different for every child who goes through it. But for many children, and the families who support them, the medical and psychosocial effects of that experience can linger like a shadow. That is why the Heller Center for Kids with Cancer at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois has developed THRIVE,… Continue Reading THRIVE beyond the cancer experience

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A young neighbor’s mission

Thursday, June 13, 2019

It is rare to find a 16 year old that is passionate about helping others and selflessly serves his or her community but to Ryan Washkowiak of Tilton, Illinois there was no question on the matter when both his grandmother and aunt passed of cancer. “There had to be something we could do for our… Continue Reading A young neighbor’s mission

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THE ONE OSF MINISTRY EXPERIENCE

Monday, April 22, 2019

The Mission of OSF HealthCare is to serve persons with the greatest care and love. As part of the “One OSF Ministry” experience, increasing patient satisfaction has been woven into a transformative health care approach to serve our community better. The patient’s experience consists of minute-by-minute time spent in the hospital at the hands of… Continue Reading THE ONE OSF MINISTRY EXPERIENCE