Benefits to Birthing with a Midwife
Silver Cross offers a free program about delivering with a Midwife February 3
New Lenox, IL (January 28, 2015)-- According to the American Midwifery Certification Board, there are over 11,000 certified nurse midwives in the United States, and the number of expectant moms choosing to use a midwife to birth continues to rise. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free program that will educate area women about the benefits of choosing to birth with a midwife.
Orland Park Woman without Typical Cardiac Risk Factors Overcomes Heart Disease
As 47 year-old Mary Pat Falloon was hiking with her girlfriends in the Arizona mountains, she noticed a heaviness sensation in her chest and down both her arms. “I was living a healthy lifestyle – I exercised regularly and my weight, blood pressure and cholesterol were in normal ranges,” said Mary Pat Falloon, a resident of Orland Park. “However to be safe, I had a stress test with my extremely skilled cardiologist Dr. Kathleen Drinan, who determined that I had a blockage. Then I had a coronary angiogram that found a 95% blockage in my right coronary artery. I was treated with a coronary stent, and for several years been blessed with no further cardiac incidents.”
Local Plastic/Reconstructive Surgeon Bringing Advanced Breast Reconstruction Techniques to Silver Cross Hospital Patients
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 26, 2015)—At just 32 years old, Dr. Matthew Endara is frequently called upon by his colleagues to help patients after a traumatic injury or illness. The young plastic and reconstructive surgeon is using his advanced training to bring the latest techniques for rebuilding limbs and muscles using the most cutting-edge techniques and technology to patients at Silver Cross Hospital. His unique approach ensures that each patient has the best opportunity for a successful outcome—regardless of how small or complex the procedure.
Silver Cross Recognizes “Top Docs” for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction
41 Physicians Rank in the top 1% of hospitals nationwide
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 22, 2015)—Silver Cross recently recognized 60 physicians on the hospital’s medical staff for outstanding patient satisfaction from August 2013 to September 2014.
Growing Cancer Services to Shrink More Tumors
New Lenox, IL (Jan. 22, 2015)—More and more patients are choosing the University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital prompting the need to expand radiation therapy services.