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Author: Tim Stumm

Medicare adds 17 ACOs in Illinois

Nearly 20 provider groups with ties to Illinois have joined Medicare’s Shared Savings Program so far in 2018. They are among 124 new ACOs this year, bringing the national total in Medicare’s lowest risk accountable care model to 561.

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center Achieves Re-Certification from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center has received re-certification by the QOPI® Certification Program (QCP™), an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO®). QCP™ builds on ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®), providing a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet nationally recognized standards for high-quality cancer care. […]

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Forward Health Group gets high marks for population health management software

Forward Health Group received high marks from providers for its population health management software, according to a recent report. The Wisconsin-based company has run data for several Illinois providers including Advocate Health Care, Northwestern Medicine and Miles Square Health Center in Chicago.

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IHA Recognizes Illinois Hospitals and Health Systems for IHA Innovation Challenge: Partners in Progress Award

Naperville—Because of three exceptional Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) members, patients in Illinois are benefiting from reduced Clostridium difficile infection rates, enhancements in care coordination resulting in reductions in readmissions and reductions in hospital-acquired infections. In thanks for their hard work on behalf of the communities they serve, IHA’s Institute for Innovations in Care […]

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OSF HealthCare – Caterpillar Partnering to Develop Downtown Peoria Block; OSF to Establish New Ministry Headquarters

In a move that is hoped will rehabilitate a century-old, iconic Peoria building and help reinvigorate downtown development, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and OSF HealthCare are partnering to develop the property at 124 SW Adams Street (commonly known as the former Chase building) into OSF HealthCare’s new Ministry headquarters. In addition to the Chase building, […]

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HSHS St. Francis Hospital Announced as a 2017 Silver Award Recipient for Progress Toward Excellence by the ILPEx Recognition Program

The ILPEx Recognition Program has announced HSHS St. Francis Hospital of Litchfield, IL as a recipient of the 2017 ILPEx Silver Award for Progress toward Excellence. HSHS St. Francis will be formally honored at the annual award ceremony and recognition dinner on February 22, 2018, at the Hyatt Lodge at Hamburger University located in Oak […]

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Memorial’s Family Care Birthing Center Receives Perinatal Quality Award

The Family Care Birthing Center (FCBC) at Memorial Belleville was recognized as one of the top 105 birthing hospitals participating in the Illinois Perinatal Quality Collaborative (ILPQC) for their help in a statewide project on Maternal Hypertension. Memorial Belleville was also one of three hospitals in Southwestern Illinois to receive the Gold Award which means […]

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