Don’t Become a Statistic - Stay Heart Healthy!
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips for a Healthy Heart
One out of every four deaths in the United States is from heart disease, according to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC). Silver Cross Hospital encourages area residents to take steps to reduce their risk for cardiovascular disease.
Silver Cross Urgent Care - Joliet Expands Hours
Effective February 1, 2017, Silver Cross Urgent Care will offer new, expanded hours: Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The urgent care center is located in the Silver Cross Professional Building at 1051 Essington Rd., Suite 100, Joliet. Patients receive with prompt, compassionate care for sudden illnesses and injuries without the long wait.
Silver Cross Recognizes “Top Docs” for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction
27 Physicians Rank in the top 1% of hospitals nationwide
Last night, Silver Cross recognized 50 physicians on the hospital’s medical staff for outstanding patient satisfaction from October 2015 to September 2016.
“The Top Docs ranked in the top 1% compared to all other physicians throughout the country,” says Paul Pawlak, President/CEO of Silver Cross Hospital. “It is because of the service and care these doctors provide, Silver Cross has been recognized as the Best Hospital in the 2016 Southwest Choice Awards.”
Woman’s 90 pounds flies-the-coop after Weight Loss Surgery
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital helps Ottawa Mom improve health after bariatric surgery
Trying to have an active lifestyle became more challenging for 38 year-old Nikki Lozano who weighed 238 pounds. Whether she was playing with her young children or caring for her beloved chickens in her backyard, her stamina quickly diminished. But it was after seeing herself in her sister’s wedding photos that she decided to find help to lose weight. For 15 years, she had high blood pressure and her body would ache in pain due to the extra weight she carried. Since losing 90 pounds after having laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy surgery on March 2, 2015 with BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, Lozano encourages others to take control of their weight and see if weight loss surgery is an option for them.
Silver Cross Partners with US HealthVest for Behavioral Health Hospital
Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with US HealthVest plans a 100-bed behavioral health hospital to address the mental health and substance abuse crisis in Will and Grundy counties by expanding inpatient and outpatient services. An application for the proposed hospital will be submitted to the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board in the near future. If approved by the state, the proposed $22 million Silver Oaks Hospital will be located on five acres of Silver Cross Hospital’s New Lenox campus.