Anytime, Anywhere: Brain Injuries Do Not Discriminate
Silver Cross Neurosurgeon Offers Tips to Detect a Brain Injury
March 14, 2012 (New Lenox, IL)—March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. A brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere, to anyone. In fact, according to the National Brain Injury Association, 1.7 million people will sustain a brain injury each year. An injury that happens in an instant can bring a lifetime of physical, cognitive and behavior challenges but early, equal and adequate access to care will greatly increase overall quality of life.
Childerguild Gives $50,000 for Silver Cross Birthing Center
Joliet, IL (March 8, 2012)—Recently Childerguild presented Silver Cross with $50,000 to support the hospital’s Women and Infant Services Birthing Center. For the past 102 years, the local charitable organization has donated more than $2.3 million to support women’s and children’s services at Silver Cross Hospital.
BMI Surgery Relocates to New Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox
Drs. Chris Joyce and Brian Lahmann now seeing patients at I-355/Route 6
New Lenox, IL (March 7, 2012) — Board certified laparoscopic and bariatric surgeons Christopher Joyce, M.D. and Brian Lahmann, M.D. with BMI Surgery have relocated to the new Silver Cross Hospital campus at 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., Suite 260, Pavilion A, New Lenox, IL 60451. The Hospital opened on Feb. 26, 2012.
Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in March
New Lenox, IL (March 3, 2012)— Silver Cross offers an array of classes to help new parents prepare and expect the best from their birthing experience in the hospital’s beautiful NEW birthing suites. For more information or to register for one or more Childbirth Classes, visit www.silvercross.org/specialdelieveries or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
First Surgery Cases Underway at new Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 3, 2012) — Another milestone in Silver Cross’s history was met as the first surgeries were performed at the new hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox On Feb. 27. Physicians and nurses began their day gathered around an innovative, high-tech panel that reviews surgical cases and tracks where patients are in the surgical process. At this time, teams discuss any issues before reporting to the operating rooms located in the newly designed Procedural Care Unit (PCU), which is now one integrated area that is a consolidation of surgery, endoscopy, interventional cardiology and radiology procedures.