Silver Cross Home Health Ranked Among the Top 25% of Providers in the Country for the 4th Year in a Row
Joliet, IL (Dec. 5, 2011) Silver Cross Home Health today announced that it has been named to the 2011 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. The HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, process measure implementation, and financial performance. This is the fourth year in a row that Silver Cross has been named to this prestigious list.
Connecting with Crochet
Silver Cross employee knits her way into everyone’s heart
Joliet, IL (Dec. 1, 2011) — Nearly 15 years ago, Hortencia Garcia, an Environmental Services Technician in the Silver Cross Hospital Birthing Center, helped a mom-to-be cope with her 7-week stay at the hospital by spending her lunch breaks teaching the patient to crochet a baby blanket for her unborn baby. Garcia’s daily lessons helped relieve the patient’s anxiety and allowed her to pass the time during her stay until her son was born. Together, they crocheted a beautiful blanket and forged a friendship that would be cherished forever.
Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in December
Joliet, IL (Nov. 22, 2011)— Silver Cross Hospital is offering an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. This class teaches one and two person infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from choking. The will be held on Saturday, December 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, 1200 Maple Rd., Joliet. Cost is $60 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.
Silver Cross Program Receives Accreditation
The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons applaud Hospital
Joliet, IL (Nov. 21, 2011)—The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted a three-year accreditation to the cancer program at Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet. Less than 25 percent of all hospitals in the United States receive the Commission’s accreditation.
Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in December
Joliet, IL (Nov. 17, 2011)— Silver Cross offers free blood pressure checks daily from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen. Walk-ins welcomed. For more information, call (708) 364-6337.