Shaping the Future

Innovation drives our Mission forward

The work of transforming health care really starts with the generous support of donors. At OSF HealthCare, we have been empowered to innovate health care solutions not only for the patients who come through our doors, but also for the larger health care community. Our supporters join with us in a beautiful synergy that translates hope into solutions.

Improving ear infection diagnoses

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

If you are a parent, there’s a decent chance you’ve had to comfort a screaming child with an ear infection. And you are not alone. Studies show middle ear infections are among the most frequent diseases diagnosed among children and one of the most common reasons for prescribing antibiotics worldwide. However, it’s also known that… Continue Reading Improving ear infection diagnoses

Occupational therapist brings comfort to tiny patients

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

As a pediatric occupational therapist, Karen Lee helps our smallest patients overcome development issues that can impact their quality of life. This can include supporting young people with hand-eye coordination and grasping skills. About seven years ago, Karen, who is with OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, identified a need to create special splints for infants and… Continue Reading Occupational therapist brings comfort to tiny patients