Silver Cross Benefits Community with $29 Million in Charity Care & Help
Joliet, IL (April 24, 2012)—According a recent report, in 2011 Silver Cross Hospital provided nearly $29 million in community benefit. Over $8 million was in straight charity care in which Silver Cross does not expect payment from patients. An additional $13.4 million in uncompensated services was given through the government’s Medicare and Medicaid programs. Plus, nearly half of all patients treated in the Silver Cross Emergency Department in 2011 were uninsured or on public aid.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in May
New Lenox, IL (April 24, 2012)— Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with BMI Surgery hosts a free Bariatric Support Group for individuals who have undergone weight loss surgery. The next meeting will be held Wednesday, May 30 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Conference Center Room 1, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.
Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in May
New Lenox, IL (April 23, 2012)— Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health will offer $100 mammograms including the radiologist for patients who call before May 31 to schedule an appointment. A physician’s order is required. Cash, check and credit cards accepted at time of appointment—insurance will not be billed. Call (815) 300-7076 and mention SPECIAL MAMMOGRAM to schedule your mammogram. For a referral to a doctor, call the Silver Cross free Physician Referral Service at 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) of visit www.silvercross.org
Silver Cross Offers Health Education Classes in May
New Lenox, IL (April 20, 2012)— Silver Cross Hospital provides 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 class will be held on Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital; Pavilion A, Conference Center Room 2A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Cost is $65 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.
Giant Public Sale at Former Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (April 20, 2012) –A two-day public sale is scheduled to liquidate thousands of non-medical items from the former Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet, IL. Everything must go due to their relocation, including furniture, file cabinets, office chairs, recliners, sleeper sofas, kitchen equipment, refrigerators, ice machines, freezers, flat screen televisions, artwork and much more!