Navigation Links
Thinking Outside the box: OSF HealthCare and TEKMILL Partner to Take Innovative Health Care Products from Concept to Reality
Date:2/13/2017

Imagine a space where great minds come together to help turn innovative ideas into fully implemented products. This scenario is becoming reality now that OSF Saint Francis, Inc. has joined forces with TEKMILL and become a shareholder in the company.

TEKMILL is a contract design engineering, rapid prototyping and small-scale manufacturing company located in Champaign, Illinois on the campus of the University of Illinois Research Park. TEKMILL helps its clients refine their innovative ideas, create conceptual prototypes and realize high quality products.

“For anyone who has ever scribbled on a napkin to try to show a friend or colleague an idea, our engineers and machinists can take that idea, build a prototype, test it and produce any quantity needed,” said Gary Durack, CEO of the TEKMILL. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with OSF, given its Mission and strong strategic approach to health care innovation.”

OSF HealthCare owns OSF Saint Francis, Inc., which is comprised of health care-related businesses. Michelle Conger, Chief Strategy Officer for OSF HealthCare and Jeff White, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for OSF Saint Francis, Inc. will now serve on the TEKMILL Board of Directors.

“Our partnership with TEKMILL will enable us to extend our Ministry and our Mission by investing in products that will improve patient care and lower costs,” said Kevin Schoeplein, Chief Executive Officer at OSF HealthCare. “Together, we can make health care easier, faster and more connected.”

The remaining TEKMILL shares are held by the Durack, Fox and Rauschenberger families.

About TEKMILL
TEKMILL turns raw materials and novel ideas into finished products. Its design engineers transform client concepts into manufacturable products, experienced machinists and technicians convert client designs into high quality assemblies, and business professionals provide services and mentoring to help technology entrepreneurs build successful companies. For more information, visit http://www.thetekmill.com.

About OSF HealthCare
OSF HealthCare, headquartered in Peoria, IL, is owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis. OSF HealthCare has 11 hospitals throughout Illinois and Michigan as well as two colleges of nursing. The system partnered with the University of Illinois in 2013 to open the Jump Simulation & Education Center. OSF HealthCare and Jump Simulation are founding partners of MATTER, a hub of entrepreneurs and industry leaders in Chicago, IL working together to fuel health care innovation. OSF Ventures invests in new technology and devices to transform and improve health care. For more information, visit http://www.osfhealthcare.org.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/02/prweb14061294.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2017 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. David vs. Goliath: The Importance of Individual Thinking in the Face of a Mass Conspiracy
2. PerkinElmer Webinar on Rethinking Timeline for Quality by Design Studies in Protein Process Development
3. Author touts positive thinking to overcome negative thoughts, emotions
4. From Light To Dark: New Queendom Study Reveals Unhealthy Thinking Patterns Linked To Depression
5. Thinking about a Dental Check-up? Check out Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s Enhanced Website for a Dental Download of Helpful Information
6. Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Raises $70,000 at 2015 Benefit Gala; Honors David Flink, Author of Thinking Differently
7. New Survey Reveals “Lack of Time” Is the Number #1 Barrier to Innovative Thinking
8. Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Honors David Flink, Author of Thinking Differently, at its 15th Anniversary Benefit Gala, March 7
9. ‘Dementia Express’ Offers Contradictory and Sometimes Reverse Thinking, All to Keep its Reader on Their Toes With an Active Mind.
10. Smarter, quicker-thinking referees? Theres an app for that!
11. Preemies Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional women, brought together some of ... their inaugural Summit in New York City in June. The event was livestreamed with ... 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, click here . , ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and ... explains one of the most popular and least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, ... puzzling descriptions that have baffled scholars for centuries. Many have tossed it off as ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... Coveros, a leader in agile coaching ... contract by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Enterprise Agile ... of Agile methodologies in a consistent and high value manner across CMS programs. ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... “America On The Brink”: the Christian history of the United States ... creation of published author, William Nowers. Captain Nowers and his wife, Millie, have ... thirty years in the Navy. Following his career as a naval aviator and ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, ... ... and Dr. Cheng, are now treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus ... sleep apnea, a serious sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)... Oct. 4, 2017 OBP Medical ... illuminating medical devices, today announced regulatory approval from ... Agency (or Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA)) ... cordless surgical retractor with integrated LED light source ... illumination and exposure of a tissue pocket or ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... , Oct. 2, 2017  Eli Lilly and Company ... results for the third quarter of 2017 on Tuesday, ... call on that day with the investment community and ... The conference call will begin at 9 a.m. ... access a live webcast of the conference call through ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... -- Halo Labs announces the European launch of their new low ... MIBio 2017 in Cambridge, U.K on October ... biopharmaceutical samples with unprecedented speed and sensitivity while using far less ... Imaging. ... analysis system ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: