Silver Cross Diabetes Education Program Merits ADA Recognition
New Lenox, IL (April 30, 2014)—The prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the Silver Cross Diabetes Center. Silver Cross’ program was the first in Northern Illinois to be recognized by the ADA in June 1998. The ADA—the nation’s leading non-health organization supporting diabetes research, advocacy and information, believes that that Silver Cross’ program offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment.
Have Hip Pain but too Young for Arthritis? Silver Cross offers Solutions
Orthopedic Surgeon Hosts free program on May 6
New Lenox, IL (April 29, 2014)— Has your active lifestyle of hiking and biking ceased to exist due to hip pain, but you think I’m too young to have arthritis? If you are like millions of Americans, arthritis may not be the cause of your aches. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or professional athlete, non-arthritic hip pain is a common problem, which can at times be disabling. To help understand the causes and treatments of non-arthritic hip pain, Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free program in May.
Silver Cross Recognizes “Top Docs” for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction
33 Physicians Rank in the top 1% of hospitals nationwide
New Lenox, IL (April 28, 2014)— Silver Cross recently recognized 43 physicians on the hospital’s medical staff for outstanding patient satisfaction from January 2013 to December 2013.
Physician on Staff at Silver Cross Hospital is the First Female General Surgeon in Illinois to Perform Robotic Single-Incision Gallbladder Surgery
New Lenox, IL (April 24, 2014)— Dr. Laura Ragauskaite is the first female general surgeon in the state of Illinois to perform a da Vinci® Single-Site™ Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal surgery) on March 17, 2014 at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. Using robotic assistance, Dr. Ragauskaite, board certified general surgeon, and a surgical team at Silver Cross removed the patient’s gallbladder through a tiny one-inch incision in the belly button, leaving only a small, nearly invisible scar.
Silver Cross rewards mothers in May with Discounted Mammograms/Savings at Local Businesses
New Lenox, IL (April 24, 2014)—Moms are busy women. They take care of their family, home and community. Because they matter in the lives of so many, Silver Cross Hospital rewards these special women for taking care of themselves—not just on Mother’s Day, but every day. Women who join the free IMatter program receive valuable discountsat over 120 local businesses just for getting a mammogram at the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health. To sign-up or for more information about the program, visit IMatter.silvercross.org.