iBi - January 2015

by Beth Knapinski

By understanding the various options for eldercare, aging Americans and their families can decide what’s best for their future.

A Healthy New Year

Jan Wright, Publisher, iBi

Without good physical, mental and emotional health, our options—at home and in the workplace—are limited. We may question our purpose, feel discouraged or even face depression. The same applies to the community in which we live.

Applications of 3D Printing

by Dr. Matthew Bramlet
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and Children’s Hospital of Illinois

3D printing offers a myriad of benefits, both inside and outside the operating room.

Reflections on a Career

by Keith Steffen
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

The outgoing president and CEO reflects on a career full of accomplishments.

Welcoming a Renowned Researcher

Dr. Sara Rusch, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria

In December, the College of Medicine announced the recruitment of Marcelo “Bento” Soares as the next senior associate dean for research and head of the Department of Cancer Biology and Pharmacology at UICOMP.

Healthy Caregivers

by Janet Veach
Alzheimer’s Association – Central Illinois Chapter

With the right support, caregivers can successfully balance their workplace responsibilities, caregiving duties and their own health.

Enhancing the Birth Experience

by UnityPoint Health – Methodist

In 2015, a significant investment will be made in developing an enhanced maternity center on the campus of UnityPoint Health – Methodist.

When Medical Miracles Go Bad

by M. Michael Waters
Vonachen, Lawless, Trager and Slevin

Two recent examples illustrate the varying paths to settlement in drug and device cases.

The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance

by Rick Lindquist and Paul Zane Pilzer

Companies are scrapping the old employer-driven defined benefit model and replacing it with an individual-driven defined contribution model.






Delivering Healthy Foods

Peoria-area residents seeking GMO-free, natural and organic foods and products have a new delivery option.

Also in this Issue...

Growing Up Strong... Transforming Lives and Local Theater... A Prime Relocation... Something to Bark About...Evolving Childcare Roles... Cities Attract Millenials...Neighborly Connections

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