di , 27/02/2024

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Curbside Health and OSF HealthCare are excited to announce the implementation of Curbside’s clinical effectiveness content management platform. The partnership will support patient care, increase appropriate clinical standardization, and promote clinical excellence across the continuum of care.

OSF HealthCare is an integrated health system founded by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis. Headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, OSF HealthCare has 16 hospitals with 2,131 licensed beds throughout Illinois and Michigan. OSF employs nearly 24,000 Mission Partners across 150+ locations; has two colleges of nursing; and operates OSF Home Care Services, an extensive network of home health and hospice services. In 2020, OSF OnCall was established, a digital health operating unit, including a hospital-at-home.

“Our collaboration with Curbside Health ushers in a new era of innovation and excellence in patient care. This partnership signifies OSF’s unwavering commitment to serving our communities and patients with clinical excellence. With Curbside’s state-of-the-art decision support technologies, we empower our healthcare clinicians to deliver consistent, high-quality care across more than 150 care locations of OSF HealthCare, thereby reducing clinical variability, improving patient outcomes and ultimately ensuring every patient ministry-wide receives the exceptional care they deserve.

Joining forces with Curbside Health allows us to further our mission of serving with the greatest care and love in a community that celebrates the Gift of Life. Curbside’s innovative decision support platform enhances our ability to implement clinical best practices and protocols, ensuring that our patients receive the most effective treatments tailored to their unique needs. This partnership embodies our commitment to leveraging cutting-edge technology in the pursuit of reducing clinical variability, improving patient outcomes, and advancing clinical excellence.” Dr. Jeffry Tillery, President, OSF Medical Group

Curbside Health is the modern decision support software designed to help health systems and clinical practices reduce unwanted clinical variation, thereby improving health equity and clinical excellence for all patients. Curbside provides healthcare organizations with the resources and tools to quickly and easily build a library of world-class clinical content customized to their location, operations, and patient populations. Clinical decision support content includes clinical guidelines, clinical pathways, protocols, policies, algorithms, clinical calculators and more. The content is accessible through a secure web application, mobile application, and through integration directly into the electronic health record (EHR).

Curbside Health Co-Founder Eric Leroux, MD, MBA, shared that “…for nearly 150 years, OSF HealthCare has served its community with a commitment to care and innovation. Curbside is delighted to support the mission of OSF by providing state-of-the-art digital technologies for decision support and clinical guideline optimization.”

Curbside Health is reshaping modern healthcare by providing a platform that seamlessly strengthens the connection between organizational best practices and the point-of-care decisions that determine patient outcomes. Additionally, the company believes that by sharing clinical logic, the medical community can create and implement clinical best practices for a better quality of care for everyone. Curbside therefore helps connect health systems to one another through a digital exchange where they can choose to easily share their clinical guidelines, pathways, or clinical logic while still enabling a fully customized library.


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