Slow Down A Fast Beating Heart
Local expert Hosts Free Program Nov. 7 at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (October 16, 2011)— More than 2.6 million Americans suffer from Atrial Fibrillation (A-Fib). By the year 2050, this number is expected to double. If this condition in left untreated, it can lead to stroke or heart failure.
Silver Cross Installs Automated Prescription Drug Dispensers in Joliet & Homer Glen ERs
Offers Patients Unprecedented New Level of Care and Convenience
Joliet, IL (October 14, 2011) — Silver Cross Hospital announces it has begun offering InstyMeds, a fully automated ATM-style machine that dispenses prescription medications directly to patients immediately before leaving either the Silver Cross Joliet or Homer Glen Emergency Departments. The system offers a safe, convenient way for patients to receive their prescription medications.
New Lenox Girl Scouts Makes Donation to Silver Cross Pediatrics
Joliet, IL (October 13, 2011)— Members from Girl Scouts Troup #363 in New Lenox sold cookies and hosted fundraisers to collect money, children’s books, and toys which were recently donated to Silver Cross Hospital’s Pediatric Unit.
Local Woman Stands Tall
Mokena resident is grateful for life changing reconstructive spine surgery at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (Oct. 11, 2011)— Janet Mundell-Walker was looking forward to her retirement. After working in the banking industry for many years, she was excited to spend some time relaxing and traveling with her husband. Over a decade ago, the Mokena resident had undergone back surgery for a herniated disk due to an overwhelming numbness in her legs and back. Then, a few years later, she underwent a full knee replacement on the right knee, and then a partial replacement on the left. She believed the worst was over and was ready to live pain-free.
Three specialists join the University of Chicago Cancer Center at Silver Cross
Lawrence Schilder, DO, and Sunil Narula, MD, cancer specialists at the Midwest Center for Hematology/Oncology in Joliet, and Brooke Phillips, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic, have joined the University of Chicago as clinical associates to practice at the University of Chicago Cancer Center at Silver Cross, scheduled to open in spring 2012 in New Lenox, Ill.