Posted: 09/13/2013 - OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center has announced that Colleen Klein, PhD, has been named the new vice president of Patient Care Services/chief nursing officer of OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, effective September 29, 2013.
Posted: 09/12/2013 - Crusader Community Health, a non-profit health center providing primary care services for people in need, is working with area Walgreens pharmacies to offer affordable and convenient prescription services to Crusader patients.
Posted: 09/10/2013 - Two Rosecrance staff members are among the first people in northern Illinois to be trained as instructors for a groundbreaking national initiative called Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) USA. The program is designed to educate the public about how to identify, understand and appropriately respond to people in crisis for mental health and substance use disorders.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - Doctors are hoping some changes to the flu vaccine will mean fewer people getting sick this upcoming flu season.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - Rockford Public Schools will dismiss two hours early on Tuesday, Sept. 10, because of the anticipated high temperatures and humidity.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - Motivate Personal Physical Rehabilitation is a unique outpatient therapy clinic that specializes in Pelvic Floor Therapy for men and women with issues relating to the muscles of the pelvic region.
Posted: 09/05/2013 - Savant Capital Management is hosting a free class on Tuesday, September 10 on Navigating the Medicare Maze.
Posted: 09/05/2013 - The Stephenson County Health Department is one of 82 local health departments in Illinois selected to participate in the outreach and enrollment effort for the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Posted: 09/04/2013 - In order to help promote a healing and welcoming environment at FHN Memorial Hospital, FHN encourages patient visits.
Posted: 08/29/2013 - The world’s largest independent non-profit product- and service-testing organization has again scored FHN highly among the state’s safest hospitals, according to a report in the August issue of the organization’s magazine.
Posted: 08/28/2013 - FHN was one of just 20 Illinois hospitals given a first- or second-tier rating for its surgical capabilities by the world’s largest independent non-profit product- and service-testing organization.
Updated: 08/26/2013 - Due to the expected high heat index today and tomorrow, the Rockford Park District will activate spray pads at certain area parks as a way of helping area residents beat the heat.
Updated: 08/26/2013 - Several cooling centers have been opened in the Stateline as temperatures are expected to hit the mid-'90s in the region Monday and Tuesday.
Posted: 08/21/2013 - The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus case reported in Illinois for 2013. The McHenry County Health Department reported a woman in her 50’s became ill earlier this month.
Posted: 08/20/2013 - Saint Anthony College of Nursing welcomes Christine I. Krause, MS, FNP-BC, PNP-BC, AE-C, RN, as an assistant professor.
Posted: 08/15/2013 - The first step in seeing your FHN healthcare provider is now just a click away.
Posted: 08/13/2013 - Asako T. Katsumata, PhD, RN, assistant professor at Saint Anthony College of Nursing, was awarded the Heart & Hands Award - Front-line Staff at the Life Services Network’s (LSN) May 2013 Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Chicago, Ill.
Posted: 08/13/2013 - Below is a release from Rosecrance concerning back to school advice and an upcoming prevention series they are offering.
Updated: 09/25/2013 - An informational forum will be held in an attempt to increase the public’s knowledge of the upcoming impact of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).
Posted: 08/13/2013 - The Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) has received a 2-year AABB accreditation for donor center activities based on an intensive 3-day, on-site assessment.