Kewanee http://peoriapublicradio.org en State board approves Kewanee Hospital merger with OSF http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-board-approves-kewanee-hospital-merger-osf <p>Kewanee Hospital is joining the OSF Healthcare System in April under a new name. A state review board approved the merger between the two groups. Kewanee Hospital will be re-named OSF Saint Luke Medical Center during a dedication ceremony in the spring. The Kewanee Hospital CEO says the move allows the hospital to better serve its area patients.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 22:53:42 +0000 Alex Rusciano 16477 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State board approves Kewanee Hospital merger with OSF Kewanee Hospital to join OSF Healthcare http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/kewanee-hospital-join-osf-healthcare <p>Kewanee Hospital is set to join the OSF Healthcare System next spring. &nbsp;Both groups signed an agreement, pending approval from the state review board in December. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:29:11 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13508 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Kewanee Hospital to join OSF Healthcare Report: Il doesn't provide enough mental health care to youth prisoners http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/report-il-doesnt-provide-enough-mental-health-care-youth-prisoners <div>A new report says Illinois doesn&rsquo;t provide adequate mental health care to its youth prisoners.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;The head of a prison watchdog group says the people in charge of the Department of Juvenile&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Justice are to blame. IPR&#39;S&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Patrick Smith has more.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois juvenile offenders who are seriously mentally ill are sent to the youth prison&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">in Kewanee.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">They&rsquo;re housed there along with juvenile sex offenders and kids who need maximum security.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">John Maki&rsquo;s &nbsp;the head of prison watchdog, The John Howard Association.</span></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:42:13 +0000 Patrick Smith 12568 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Report: Il doesn't provide enough mental health care to youth prisoners