Almost Home Kids at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois Soon to Welcome First Patients

(Peoria, IL | August 24, 2018) – A blessing and ribbon cutting for the new Almost Home Kids at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois home in Peoria was held Friday, August 24. Almost Home Kids (AHK) at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois will bridge the gap between hospital and home by providing important […]

Posted: August 24, 2018  |  View More »

Jump Simulation Bedside STEAM Enrichment Program at OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois Receives PNC Funding

Peoria, Ill., Aug. 9, 2018 – The OSF HealthCare Foundation today announced that Jump Simulation, a part of OSF Innovation, will receive a $400,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to expand the successful STEAM (Science, Technology, Art, Engineering, and Math) education program to students who are also patients at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois. […]

Posted: August 9, 2018  |  View More »

UICOMP Welcomes Biggest Class Yet

August 06, 2018 The newest class of medical students at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is the largest ever. The 67 students in the Class of 2022 is an increase of nine over last year. All of the students also are from Illinois. Total enrollment is currently 244 students, the largest in […]

Posted: August 7, 2018  |  View More »

OSF HealthCare Launches OSF Urgo, a New Type of Urgent Care

July 30, 2018 OSF HealthCare, a leader in transforming care in the communities it serves, wants to shape the future of modern, on-demand care and is excited to announce the opening of OSF Urgo, its new, modern urgent care. The term “Urgo” is derived from urgent care for people on the go. The blessing and […]

Posted: August 7, 2018  |  View More »

Caterpillar Reports Second-Quarter 2018 Results

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced second-quarter 2018 sales and revenues of $14.0 billion, compared with $11.3 billion in the second quarter of 2017, a 24 percent increase. Second-quarter 2018 profit per share of $2.82 was a second-quarter record. Profit per share was $1.35 in the second quarter of 2017. Adjusted profit […]

Posted: July 30, 2018  |  View More »

Alignment Peoria Issues First Invitation to Participate !

The College and Career Readiness Action Team’s K-5 Career Awareness pilot is designed to foster a rich understanding of career opportunities and strengthening connections between school and work. To accomplish this goal, the A-team is looking for speakers from various career fields to share their work and training experiences, career vocabulary, and skills needed to be a […]

Posted: July 24, 2018  |  View More »

CityLink Hosts CEO Council Meeting on July 19

CityLink General Manager Doug Roelfs is a member of the CEO Council, and graciously offered to host the July meeting in the community room located in the basement of the Administration building on Thursday, July 19. The CEO Council allows regional leaders to collaborate, share visions, work on strategies, and formulate initiatives. Ran through the Peoria Chamber of […]

Posted: July 24, 2018  |  View More »

UnityPoint Health® Physicians Are First To Receive Nationally Recognized Addiction Medicine Board Certification

UnityPoint Health® is proud to announce Kirk Moberg, MD; James Ausfahl, MD; and Bob Lizer, MD have received certification in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventative Medicine, becoming among the first physicians in the country to receive this accreditation and reinforcing our commitment to advancing the quality care provided by the Illinois Institute […]

Posted: July 11, 2018  |  View More »

OSF ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report

By: Coty Diaz Posted: Jun 26, 2018 11:18 AM CDT Updated: Jun 26, 2018 11:18 AM CDT PEORIA, Ill. – OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois has been nationally ranked among the best U.S. News & World Report has ranked OSF HealthCare in the new 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. OSF tied for 31st nationally, marking the […]

Posted: July 10, 2018  |  View More »

Legos to Leonardo DaVinci — Peoria Riverfront Museum announces 2019 shows

By Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter Posted Jun 29, 2018 at 6:10 PM Updated Jun 29, 2018 at 8:21 PM PEORIA — From Lego bricks to Renaissance inventors to surgical tools, next year will be the “Year of Invention” at the Peoria Riverfront Museum, the facility’s president and CEO said earlier this week. The theme for 2019 will “inspire entrepreneurial activity and innovation,” John […]

Posted: July 2, 2018  |  View More »

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