iBi - February 2018

by Stevie Zvereva
Photography by Jim Carlson/OSF HealthCare

OSF Innovation is striving to change the face of healthcare delivery to benefit the patients and communities they serve.

A Critical Role in the Healthcare Economy

by Dr. Sara Rusch, University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria
Photo: Daryl Wilson Photography

New initiatives at UICOMP are strengthening healthcare for patients, as well as the regional economy.

Physician Leaders at the Table

by Dr. Chuck Stoner
Stoner & Associates Consulting

As we carve our future healthcare strategies, the involvement of physician leaders has never been more important.

Secondhand, Thirdhand… Smoke-Free

by Jessica Draper
Hult Center for Healthy Living

The Hult Center is dedicated to improving community health by assisting with the adoption of smoke-free policies. 

Live Life to the Fullest

by Diane Hahn
Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Life

Get screened, stay healthy and live to finish your bucket list.

Coordinating Unplanned Healthcare

by Joy Duling
Communities of Illinois Health Information Exchange

CIHIE provides new opportunities for patient-centered planning and quality improvement.

The Business of Saving Lives

by Dr. Carl W. Soderstrom
Soderstrom Skin Institute

The earlier skin cancer is detected and treated, the better a patient’s chance for survival.


Reimagining Fulton Plaza

Last spring, the American Institute of Architects – Peoria Chapter Board met with the City of Peoria to discuss potential locations where the City would be interested in creative solutions for revitalization.