Centegra to Outsource Emergency Doctors, Other Staff

Centegra to Outsource Emergency Doctors, Other Staff

Centegra Health System will outsource some positions over the next few months, including 30 emergency room doctors. Medical directors, emergency department physicians, hospitalists and nurse practitioners are among 87 employees listed in a Worker Adjustment and...
State Board Approves Hospital Changes

State Board Approves Hospital Changes

Centegra Health System can move forward with plans to permanently discontinue some services at its Woodstock hospital after receiving approval from a state board. At a meeting Nov. 14 in Bolingbrook, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved an...
Health Facilities Board Hearing Set for Nov. 14

Health Facilities Board Hearing Set for Nov. 14

IHFSRB will vote on Centegra application A state regulatory board’s vote on cuts to inpatient services at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock will take place this month. At a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board will consider...
As Ambulances Bypass Hospital, WFRD Looks at Budget

As Ambulances Bypass Hospital, WFRD Looks at Budget

Chief: Don’t be afraid to call 911 Service cuts at Woodstock’s hospital could cost the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional equipment and personnel. About 44 percent of Woodstock-area ambulance transports in September bypassed...
Board Holds Hearing on Centegra Applications

Board Holds Hearing on Centegra Applications

Centegra Health System’s plans for its Woodstock hospital were front and center at a hearing before a state regulatory board at the Woodstock Opera House Oct. 2. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board held the hearing to gather testimony about four...
Mayor Cites ‘Opportunities’ at State of the City

Mayor Cites ‘Opportunities’ at State of the City

The city of Woodstock has plenty of opportunities for economic growth despite recent setbacks, Mayor Brian Sager told local business leaders. The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted its annual State of the City address Sept. 21, which included a...
Citing Financial Pressure, Centegra Cuts Staff

Citing Financial Pressure, Centegra Cuts Staff

Chaplains, pharmacists among those laid off Centegra Health System officials announced plans Sept. 19 to eliminate or outsource 361 jobs in the face of mounting financial pressure. The layoffs will affect 131 employees throughout the Crystal Lake-based health system,...

Hearing on for Oct. 2, Evening Session Added

An evening session has been added to the schedule for a public hearing on changes at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board will host its main hearing from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, with a second session added...
Woodstock Launches Health Care Campaign

Woodstock Launches Health Care Campaign

Public hearing on Centegra set for Oct. 2, city’s meetings begin Sept. 18 As a public hearing on cuts at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock moves forward, the city of Woodstock is pushing to replace services that appear set to be eliminated. In a press release issued Sept....
City Wants Hearing on Hospital Changes

City Wants Hearing on Hospital Changes

After Centegra files application with state board, officials request public hearing   The city of Woodstock has asked for a hearing on Centegra Health System’s plans to discontinue some services at its hospital in Woodstock. The city submitted a request Aug. 21 to the...

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