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11/18/2022 Franciscan Health Dyer, Munster designated as Infectious Diseases Society of America Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers of Excellence
... Stewardship Center of Excellence designations. The achievement makes the two hospitals among six in the state and 150 in the world to hold the distinction. Franciscan Health Olympia Fields in Olympia Fields, Ill., is also a Center of Excellence. The Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers for Excellence Program promotes excellence in antimicrobial ...
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11/12/2022 16-year-old in Matteson died of multiple gunshot wounds, medical examiner reports
Nov 12, 2022 at 6:22 pm Authorities are investigating the Monday shooting death of a 16-year-old Matteson male. Tymon Wilson, of the 5600 block of Colgate Lane, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead shortly before 10 a.m. at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields, according to the Cook ...
Chicago Tribune
9/29/2022 Franciscan Health Diaper Drive begins Oct. 3 - HF Chronicle
One in three Illinois families struggle with diaper needs. Many parents are forced to choose between purchasing food for their family or diapers to keep their little ones clean and healthy. Franciscan Health Olympia Fields seeks to ease this crisis that impacts many parents in Chicago's Southland. Its annual ...
hfchronicle.com
8/31/2022 Southtowners: Franciscan Health team wins Courage Award, and more
... team, which educates and prepares new physicians for medical practice in a variety of medical disciplines.To stay current with the dynamic changes in health care, Franciscan Health Olympia Fields recently announced that it will open a new medical simulation center to help clinical personnel further develop complex skills and to ...
Chicago Tribune
7/3/2022 Franciscan names new president, CEO for Olympia Fields hospital
Jul 03, 2022 at 6:00 am Expand Franciscan Alliance has named a president and CEO for its Franciscan Health Olympia Fields hospital. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune) Franciscan Alliance's board of trustees has named Raymond Grady as president and chief executive officer of Franciscan Health Olympia Fields and Franciscan's ...
Chicago Tribune
7/1/2022 Franciscan Health Olympia Fields names new CEO
Raymond Grady was selected as president and CEO of Franciscan Health Olympia Fields (Ill.) and its South Suburban Chicago Division. Mr. Grady will also join Franciscan Alliance's senior leadership team that advises and guides Franciscan Alliance's 12-hospital healthcare ministry, according to a June 29 news release shared with Becker's ...
Becker's Hospital Review
6/8/2022 Southtowners: OLCHS seniors shine in literature contest, Franciscan Health announces award winners, and more
Jun 07, 2022 at 4:06 pm Expand Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Nursing Excellence Award winners include Melissa Zartuche, Nurse Leader of the Year; Norman Lazo, Nurse of the Year; and Kathleen Markus, Team Member of the Year. (Franciscan Health) OLCHS seniors shine in literature contest Several Oak Lawn Community High ...
Chicago Tribune
3/9/2022 Franciscan Health sends medical supplies to Ukraine
View the full image] Franciscan Health Olympia Fields chaplain Rev. Ted Ostrowski blesses the medical supplies ready for shipment to Ukraine. (Provided photo) - [View the full image] Franciscan Health Olympia Fields physicians, nurses and staff stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. (Provided photo) Franciscan Health officials announced Tuesday ...
hfchronicle.com
2/16/2022 Southtowners: Rich Township bowlers make school history, doctors honored at Olympia Fields, and more
... bowling team won the Southland Athletic Conference championship on Jan. 27. This was the first championship in girls bowling history for the Rich Township Raptors. Franciscan Health Olympia Fields physicians named ‚AoTop Doctors‚Ao Franciscan Health Olympia Fields had three members of its medical staff recognized as ‚AuTop Doctors‚Au ...
Chicago Tribune
1/26/2022 Franciscan physicians named ‘Top Doctors’ by research firm
Franciscan physicians named ‚AoTop Doctors‚Ao by research firm Franciscan Health Olympia Fields announced Tuesday, Jan. 25, that three members of its medical staff have been recognized as ‚AuTop Doctors‚Au by Castle Connolly, a leading research and information resource for patients that partners with regional and national publications. Bariatric ...
hfchronicle.com
1/20/2022 RUSH and Franciscan Alliance agree to new partnership
RUSH and Franciscan Alliance agree to new partnership Rush University System for Health (RUSH) and Franciscan Alliance Inc., have signed a letter of intent and associated services agreement that will provide advisory services to assist Franciscan Health Olympia Fields in graduate medical education and physician recruitment throughout 2022. Leaders from ...
hfchronicle.com
1/14/2022 Column: Omicron strains Southland hospital workers. ‘We’re all exhausted.’
... fire engine rolls past a group of health care workers during a parade as the community shows support for hospital employees April 22, 2020, at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields. (Ted Slowik / Pioneer Press) People who want to survive the pandemic and protect others should get booster shots along with two ...
Chicago Tribune
1/7/2022 Around the Southland: Tinley couple welcome first baby of 2022 at Olympia Fields hospital; collection for wounded officer, and more
Daily Southtown Jan 07, 2022 at 11:40 AM Baby Nava, the first child born at the Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Family Birth Center in 2022, with mom Terranisha Cromwell and dad J. Lamb. (Franciscan Health) Franciscan Health Olympia Fields welcomes first baby born there in 2022 Welcome to the world ...
Chicago Tribune
12/31/2021 Franciscan Health Olympia Fields limits visitors in response to recent surge of COVID-19 (free content)
Franciscan Health Olympia Fields limits visitors in response to recent surge of COVID-19 (free content) Franciscan Health Olympia Fields officials announced Thursday that visitor restrictions were implemented in response to the dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases in the region. Hospital visitors, healthy or otherwise, will not be allowed ...
hfchronicle.com
12/18/2021 Markham man charged in October Country Club Hills double homicide
... with gunshot wounds inside. They were taken to area hospitals and later pronounced dead. Kimani Whalum was pronounced dead at 8:26 p.m. Oct. 5 at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields, and Clarence Whalum was pronounced dead at 9:11 p.m. the same evening at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according ...
Chicago Tribune
9/4/2021 Franciscan Health Bariatric Center named Center of Excellence
Franciscan Health Bariatric Center named Center of Excellence Dr. Gerald A. Cahill, board-certified surgeon and Franciscan Health Center for Bariatric Surgery medical director, announced recently that the Clinical Sciences Institute (CSI) of Optum has awarded Franciscan Health Olympia Fields with the Center of Excellence (COE) designation for bariatric surgery ...
hfchronicle.com
12/22/2020 Local business owner engineers mask donation to Franciscan Health | Chicago Heights, IL
On a recent visit to Franciscan Health Olympia Fields, Yolanda Travis-Mack learned that the hospital could use more masks. That's when Travis-Mack, a McDonald's owner-operator and her business partner Rochelle Tandy, worked hand-in-hand to help Franciscan Health acquire the masks for the community. Within less ...
patch.com
8/25/2020 GM, Ventec near ventilator goal | News | kokomoperspective.com
... U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in April under the Defense Production Act. By mid-April, the first shipment of ventilators was delivered to Franciscan Health Olympia Fields in Olympia Fields, Ill., and Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago. GM and Ventec highlighted the continued need for ventilators, even after ...
kokomoperspective.com
8/17/2020 No shortfall in US supply of ventilators as GM, Ventec end contract
... COVID-19 gap year?: Study says students could lose $90,000 over their lifetime Ventec Life Systems clinical team members show respiratory and clinical staff at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Hospital how to operate VOCSN critical care ventilators Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Olympia Fields, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. Franciscan ...
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7/22/2020 Family of man fatally shot by Chicago Heights police demands answers
... Washington at about 9:30 p.m. , just north of 1624 Portland Ave., during a foot pursuit, police Chief Thomas Rogers said. Advertisement He was rushed to Franciscan Health Olympia Fields and died a few hours later, the chief said. The Illinois State Police Public Integrity Task Force is investigating the shooting ...
Chicago Tribune
5/15/2020 Community news: Free baby bibs mark Nurses Week in Olympia Fields
Community news: Free baby bibs mark Nurses Week in Olympia Fields By Daily Southtown staff Daily Southtown May 14, 2020 1:44 PM Babies born last week at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Family Birth Center were given a keepsake "future nurse" bib as the hospital marked National Nurses Week.(Franciscan Health ...
Chicago Tribune
4/24/2020 Column: South suburban communities show support for frontline health care workers during coronavirus crisis
Daily Southtown Apr 23, 2020 2:44 PM A parade of emergency vehicles on April 22, 2020 supported hospital workers outside Franciscan Health Olympia Fields. (Ted Slowik/Daily Southtown) Beds in an intensive care unit at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields are filled with patients breathing with the help of ventilators as ...
Chicago Tribune
4/17/2020 First General Motors-Ventec Critical Care Ventilators Delivered to Chicagoland Hospitals
CHICAGO , April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The first VOCSN V+Pro critical care ventilators produced by General Motors and Ventec Life Systems in Kokomo, Indiana are being delivered by UPS to Franciscan Health Olympia Fields in Olympia Fields, Illinois and Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago at the direction of the Federal ...
PR Newswire
4/17/2020 GM Dispatches First Batch of Ventilators for COVID-19 Patients
... said on Friday it had started delivering the first batch of 54 ventilators to U.S. hospitals treating severely ill COVID-19 patients. GM said the Franciscan Health Olympia Fields hospital in Olympia Fields, Illinois, and Chicago's Weiss Memorial Hospitals will receive shipments of 10 ventilators each via package delivery company ...
U.S. News & World Report
1/7/2020 Franciscan Health nurse receives Daisy Award
... Park resident is the latest DAISY Award honoree at Olympia Fields hospital By Franciscan Health, Patch Contributor Jan 7, 2020 3:48 pm CT ( replyButtonLabel ) Reply Franciscan Health Olympia Fields is pleased to recognize registered nurse, Amanda Drea, as their latest Daisy Award recipient. Amanda, hired in 2012 as new graduate ...
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