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Silver Cross Prepares for Opening of New Hospital by Simulating “Day in the Life” Scenarios

Joliet residents LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Serve as the 1st Official Patients

Joliet, IL (February 16, 2012)— In preparation for the opening of the new Silver Cross, staff simulated several “Day in the Life” scenarios at the new hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox on Feb. 8.

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Hundreds celebrate opening of new hospital at the Silver Cross Illumination Gala

Over 1,100 friends of Silver Cross Hospital attended the Silver Cross Illumination Gala on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012.  As guests arrived for this event of a lifetime they were treated to an amazing new type of light show with video mapping on the hospital that was seen from the interstate highway. The Illumination Gala was an unforgettable evening of dining, dancing, music and entertainment, all in celebration of the historic opening of the new Silver Cross Hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox.

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Silver Cross Physician Performs Innovative Surgery

Dr. Kamran Ayub performs area’s first specialized Sphincter of Oddi Manometry procedure

Joliet, IL (February 9, 2012)— The Sphincter of Oddi is a muscle valve that controls the flow of digestive juices (which includes bile and pancreatic juice) through ducts from the liver and pancreas into the small intestine. When it’s working properly, the Sphincter of Oddi opens to allow bile and pancreatic juice to flow through and then closes again. However, in a condition called Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction, the sphincter muscle does not open when it should and goes into spasm. This prevents the bile and pancreatic juice from flowing through and causes a backup of digestive juices which can cause bouts of severe pain in the abdomen.

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Ready for the Big Move: Transporting Patients to the New Hospital

Before the walls of the new hospital were even enclosed, Silver Cross leadership was busy planning for a safe and efficient patient move to the new campus. Over the  past several months staff  has been moving in equipment and becoming orientated to the new facility so that everyone is ready to provide 100 Top Care when the new Silver Cross Hospital officially opens on Sunday, Feb. 26.  Beginning at 7 a.m., all patients will be moved in one day by ambulance along Route 6 from the Joliet to the New Lenox campus. 

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Silver Cross Opens Sleep Disorders Center at I-355/ Route 6 in New Lenox

Joliet, IL (February 3, 2012)— Silver Cross is excited to announce the opening of a state-of-the-art Sleep Disorders Center on the new Replacement Hospital Campus at 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., Suite 525, Pavilion A in New Lenox.

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