Serving up Patient-Family Centered Meals in the New Hospital
Joliet, IL (Nov. 3, 2011)—Over the years, hospital food has typically gotten a negative wrap—but not at Silver Cross. That’s because our Nutrition Services Department, which is managed by Aramark, has done a fantastic job listening to our patients and other customers to improve the dining experience. When we move into the new hospital on Feb. 26, 2012, patients, visitors and staff alike will get a taste of just what this new facility will offer including personalized service, expanded menu choices, beautiful dining area, quaint coffee/deli shop, and Java City kiosk.
Silver Cross Offering Free Diabetes Educational Fest November 12
Joliet, IL (October 31, 2011)—The Silver Cross Diabetes Center will host its annual Fall Diabetes Festival on Saturday, Nov. 12. The free event will be held from 8 a.m. to Noon in the Conference Center at Silver Cross Hospital, 1200 Maple Rd., Joliet. Convenient parking and complimentary shuttle service are available at the hospital’s Keck Emergency Pavilion entrance.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (October 31, 2011)-Cheryl Thompson-Cragwell, M.D., board certified obstetrics & gynecology physician, has joined Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Thompson-Cragwell attended medical school at Howard University in Washington, D.C. She completed an obstetric & gynecological residency at Boston City Hospital in Boston, MA. Her office is located with Will County Community Health Center at 1106 Neal Avenue, Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 727-8869.
New Silver Cross Hospital Opening in Just 4 Months
Relocating 100 Top Hospital care to I-355 and Route 6
Joliet, IL (Oct. 28, 2011)—Silver Cross Hospital continues to set the standard for care in the region with new and enhanced partnerships, services and facilities. The 100 Top Hospital is gearing up to open a state-of –the-art 304 bed hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. The new hospital is on schedule to open at 7 a.m. on February 26, 2012.
Silver Cross Advisory Board Celebrates Significant Anniversaries
Celebrating 120 Years of Service to Hospital and 50 Years of Encore Shop Sales
Joliet, IL (Oct. 28, 2011)—The Advisory Board of Silver Cross Hospital is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Encore “resale” Shop. Formed in 1891, the Advisory Board is also celebrating 120 years of service to Silver Cross Hospital—a 100 Top Hospital in the nation for the past 7 years.