Silver Cross Free-Emergency Center Participates in Homer Community Expo
Joliet, IL (September 10, 2010)— The Silver Cross Free-Standing Emergency Care Center physicians, nurses and clinicians provided free glucose and blood pressure screenings to over 120 area residents at the Annual Business Expo and Health Fair on August 28 at Hadley School in Homer Glen. Silver Cross clinicians also offered a Teddy Bear Clinic to children to familiarize them to what occurs in an Emergency Room, answer heath-related questions and review what situations warrant calling 911.
Silver Cross Offers FREE Prostate Cancer and Osteoporosis Screenings
Joliet, IL (Sept. 8, 2010)--Prostate cancer remains a leading cause of death among men. But when diagnosed early, can be treatable. Silver Cross Hospital in partnership with Advanced Urology Associates will offer free prostate cancer screenings for men Wednesday, Sept. 15, Monday, Sept. 20, and Tuesday,
Silver Cross Emergency Department Receives Level II Trauma Re-Designation
Joliet, IL (September 03, 2010)—Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet has been re-designated as a Level II Trauma Center for Emergency Medical Services through June 2013 by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Silver Cross has provided the residents of Will, Grundy and southern Cook Counties with Level II Trauma services since 1988, and also serves as the resource hospital for the Will-Grundy Emergency Medical System, training paramedics from 30 towns for over 30 years.
Silver Cross Hospital Employees Awarded Scholarships
Joliet, IL (August 24, 2010)—The Silver Cross Foundation recently awarded seven scholarships to hospital employees to help further their education.
“Silver Cross is pleased to provide assistance to our motivated employees for continuing their education,” says Paul Pawlak, President/CEO of Silver Cross Hospital.
Silver Cross Saves Local Man’s Life after Suffering a Heart Attack
Joliet, IL (August 09, 2010)—Silver Cross Hospital recently set a new record for re-establishing blood flow to a patient having a heart attack—36 minutes from time of arrival in the emergency department to opening of the arteries in the catheterization suite.
- Silver Cross Pathologist Appointed to Clarient’s Clinical Advisory Board
- Silver Cross Receives $10,000 Donation from Grainger Foundation for Replacement Hospital Pediatric Unit
- Silver Cross Diagnoses Rare Pneumonia at Homer Glen Emergency Center
- Silver Cross Hospital Announces Medical Staff Appointments