New Lenox Resident to Lead State Healthcare Marketing and PR Society
Silver Cross Employee Tracy Simons Elected as President of ISHMPR
Joliet, IL (Nov. 11, 2010)— New Lenox resident Tracy Simons was elected President of the Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (ISHMPR) at the Society’s annual conference held Nov. 8 and 9 at Starved Rock Lodge in Utica. With nearly 300 members, ISHMPR is comprised of healthcare marketing and communications professionals dedicated to offering networking, recognition and educational opportunities for professionals in the fields of healthcare public and community relations, marketing and affiliated services across the State of Illinois.
Managing Menopause? Just Breathe!
Silver Cross OB/GYN hosts free discussion Nov. 15
Joliet, IL (Nov. 11, 2010)— Menopause is a normal stage in a woman's life and usually occurs between the ages of 45-55. It is a turning point for women, and although it is not a disease, it can make a large impact on a woman’s wellbeing. As menopause nears, the ovaries gradually produce less estrogen (a female hormone), causing changes in the menstrual cycle and other physical changes. It can be physically uncomfortable when dealing with side effects such as hot flashes and night sweats and can also trigger a number of health risks such as heart disease and osteoporosis.
Silver Cross Wins “Best of Show” in State Healthcare Marketing Awards
Hospital Recognized in 2010 ISHMPR Pinnacle Awards Ceremony Nov. 9
Joliet, IL (Nov. 10, 2010)—The Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (ISHMPR) honored marketing, public relations and communications professionals from across the state at its 2010 Annual Conference and Pinnacle Awards Presentation Nov. 8 and 9 at Starved Rock Lodge in Utica. Silver Cross received nine Pinnacle Awards including Best of Show for the hospital’s refreshed logo design.
Find Relief From Arthritis
RIC at Silver Cross will host an educational lecture on Nov.22
Joliet, IL (Nov. 5, 2010)— Osteoarthritis is joint pain and is commonly known as “wear-and-tear” arthritis. It is often caused by joint instability.
“Every case of arthritis can have different symptoms, different outcomes, and need specific treatments to help relieve pain. It is important for people to visit a physician to create a plan to treat arthritis,” says Dr. Mark Tracy, medical director for RIC at Silver Cross Hospital.
Local Children Donate Band-Aids to Mend Pediatric Patients Wounds at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (November 5, 2010)— Thinking of others comes naturally for three area children as they decided to make items and sell them at community events in order to buy Band-Aids to help care for pediatric patients at Silver Cross Hospital.