Regardless of the peaks and valleys of COVID-19. The efforts to get folks vaccinated. Upticks in hospitalizations. And one other transition of full and hybrid work places – our OSF Innovation groups continued to mix their strengths and abilities to resolve troublesome issues and routine challenges.
And we couldn’t be extra grateful. We’re grateful that we have now an ideal crew. That we’ve remained cohesive and productive. That we’ve realized and adopted the mandatory expertise for the best way to work on this new atmosphere. And that innovation by no means stopped.
Listed below are just some of the issues we’re grateful for this 12 months.
Embracing new approaches
We’re grateful for a proficient group of people who’re devoted to the Mission of serving folks with the best care and love. Because of this, they frequently work to advance their data and expertise to resolve advanced issues in well being care.
Over the previous years, this has included gaining the agility expertise set, discovering artistic methods to brainstorm and honing listening expertise. Just lately the crew collaborated with OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute to construct a plan for the longer term.
This included listening to stakeholders and sufferers. They then utilized what they heard to mindfully set in movement the trail to attaining the longer term experiences our sufferers and care groups want.
Adapting to vary
We’re grateful for our Mission Companions’ skill to pivot to be able to serve people and communities by way of these difficult instances. To fulfill the dynamics of the atmosphere COVID-19 created, our Mission Companions created Neighborhood Join (OCC), a platform developed to cut back exposures and assist and monitor these recovering from COVID-19 at house.
With the variety of instances coming down, we’ve transitioned the device to enhance entry to well being care, training and power illness prevention in under-resourced neighborhoods round OSF HealthCare Little Firm of Mary Medical Middle in Evergreen Park. It should even be used as a part of the Medicaid Innovation Collaborative to create options that enhance entry and high quality of look after these insured by Medicaid all through the state.
These are simply a few the initiatives our Mission Companions are engaged on. Now we have dozens of groups collaborating on many extra ideas that may positively affect the sufferers we serve. We rejoice the various accomplishments they’ve achieved over the previous 12 months.
Grateful for our crew
If we take into consideration the transformation of well being care and what’s required for that, it’s agility, flexibility and creativity. There may be additionally a powerful give attention to listening to the issues we’re making an attempt to resolve after which recognizing the necessity to construct the talents essential to appreciate new options.
We’re grateful our Mission Companions embraced and developed these talents and extra to serve our sufferers and communities in these difficult instances. Whether or not we’re working in a hybrid trend or utterly working from house, our Mission Companions have shortly realized the best way to innovate in a digital atmosphere and are discovering distinctive methods to attach. We’re excited for the day once we can convene once more in particular person to speak and make choices quicker.
Within the meantime, we’re grateful for a passionate and devoted crew. We nonetheless have the identical Mission. And we nonetheless have the identical imaginative and prescient for a way forward for well being care the place we making a distinction for the folks we serve in new and thrilling methods.
Have a really blessed Thanksgiving!