Learn Sports Safety Tips to Protect Your Child
(June 1, 2016)— Participating in sports is a common, healthy activity for kids. But injuries can, and do, occur. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 2.6 million children 0-19 years old receive medical treatment each year for sports related injuries. Silver Cross Hospital offers tips to parents to help make sure kids stay safe on the field, the court, or wherever they participate in recreation activities.
Silver Cross Elevates Patient Experience with new Room Service Program
(May 31, 2016) — Silver Cross Hospital continues to enhance the high-quality, personalized care the staff provides daily to their patients with the implementation of the hospital’s new Patient Room Service Program called Season’s Bedside Dining.
New Lenox Woman Feels Fabulous after Robotic Hysterectomy at Silver Cross
Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross #1 in Chicago area for the most surgeries
(May 25, 2016)— For 55 year-old Teresa Brennan, the past four years were filled with painful abdominal cramps and exhaustion. She was even anemic due to excessive bleeding during her menstrual cycle. On the recommendation from her neighbor, the New Lenox resident made an appointment with Gamilah Pierre, M.D.. After trying a variety of conservative treatments, Dr. Pierre determined that the best option to relieve Brennan’s discomfort was with a robotic hysterectomy at the Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital More hysterectomies are performed at Silver Cross than any other hospital or surgery center in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Silver Cross Employees Honored for Milestone Years of Service
(May 18, 2016) – During National Hospital Week, Silver Cross Hospital honored employees who reached milestones of 5 to 45 years of service. Over 200 employees with ten or more years were honored at a special dinner at the Patrick Haley Mansion in Joliet on May 12. Employees with five years of service received a gift of their choice.
RIC at Silver Cross Leads Joliet Man on Road to Recovery Following Stroke
Patient pays it forward motivating other stroke survivors with optimistic attitude
Hugo Flores had a big day ahead of him as he planned to go shopping in Chicago. Waking up, he felt a tingling sensation in his fingers to his toes on the left side of his body. The 57-year old stumbled to the bathroom where he noticed his lower lip was numb. Flores suspected he was having a stroke and called 911. Fortunately, he learned the warning signs through an educational program put on by a previous employer.