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OSF HealthCare joins platform to address health inequity

   October 19, 2021

OSF HealthCare, which operates locations in Illinois including OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton and OSF Children's Hospital in Peoria, joined SWITCH, a new independent organization launched by City Tech Collaborative to address health equity in Chicago.

SWITCH stands for Sustainable Wellness through Innovation, Technology, & Collaborative Health. Its mission is to increase health equity and improve community health delivery and wellness outcomes in Chicago's most underserved communities, OSF wrote in a press release. Solutions will be developed by engaging residents and patients to ensure they have an active voice in solution creation; leveraging a robust racial equity and inclusion methodology to address inherent bias in existing solution development processes.

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