Connected Communities Initiative

Health Data IAI CCI Grant Announcement.jpgThe Connected Communities Initiative is a strategic agreement between OSF HealthCare and Illinois State University that combines the respective talents of the health care system and university to address health care challenges in our communities.

As part of this arrangement, multidisciplinary teams made up of clinicians as well as ISU faculty and researchers will develop solutions in the following areas:

  • Clinical and patient education
  • Health care engineering
  • Data science
  • Cybersecurity

The Connected Communities Initiative is part of the Innovation Academic Incubator. Learn more and sign up to become a member.


CCI Grant Award: Improving Patient Outcomes through AI

By incorporating Social Drivers of Health data into predictive models, researchers aim to improve patient outcomes through new 30-Day Readmission and cost models.

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John Vozenilek, MD

John Vozenilek, MD, FACEP, VP, Chief Medical Officer for Innovation & Digital Health


Aondover Tarhule, PhD Interim President, Illinois State University


Noël Adams, MBA, Vice President Academic Collaborations & Operations


‎Craig McLauchlan, PhD Associate Vice President, Research and Graduate Studies, Illinois State University

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