Silver Cross Making Imaging Services More Convenient in New Hospital
New Imaging Equipment coming to New Lenox Replacement Hospital Campus Feb. 2012
Joliet, IL (July 28, 2011)—A 100 Top Hospital in the Nation for the past seven years, Silver Cross continues to make the experience even better for imaging patients and their family members. As Silver Cross gears up to open a 304-bed replacement hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox, they are bringing in state-of-the-art imaging equipment and placing the new technology in key locations throughout the 70-acre campus.
Silver Cross Stroke Patient Committed to Collecting Toys for Will County Kids
Joliet, IL (July 25, 2011) — After suffering from two small strokes in the last year and undergoing months of extensive therapy at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross Hospital, Patricia “Pat” Heeg refuses to let her illness stop her from collecting toys for the children of Will County. For the past three years, Heeg has been President of the Reindeer Toy Run, which is hosted by the American Legion Post #13 in Plainfield, where she organizes a 100-mile motorcycle run. All proceeds for the event go to the children in Will County whose parents can’t afford to buy Christmas gifts.
Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in August
Joliet, IL (July 20, 2011)— 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 birthing suites. For more information or to register for one or more Childbirth Classes, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Local OB/GYN Certified by North American Menopause Society
Joliet, IL (July 20, 2011) –Francisco J. Garcini, MD, PhD, FACOG, FACS, NCMP, Obstetrics and Gynecology physician on staff at Silver Cross Hospital, has successfully met the criteria and has passed the examination necessary to become a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) by The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (July 19, 2011) — Miguel J. Alcordo, M.D., board certified allergy & immunology physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Alcordo completed an internal medicine residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston and an allergy/immunology fellowship at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Memphis, TN. His office is located with Southtown Allergy & Asthma Care, PC at 18210 S. LaGrange Rd., Suite 201, Tinley Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 945-6328.