Silver Cross Hospital Shares 5 Ways to Prevent Colon Cancer
New Lenox, IL (March 28, 2016) — Colon cancer does not get the same high-profile attention as other diseases, but it should. According to the 2013 Will County Community Health Assessment Report, it’s the third most commonly diagnosed cancer among women and men, as well as the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the area.
Silver Cross Health Center-Homer Glen to Hold Open House on April 14
New Lenox, IL (March 25, 2016)—Silver Cross will hold a community Open House and Business After Hours for Homer Township Chamber of Commerce members on Thursday, April 14, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. in the Silver Cross Health Center at 12701 W. 143rd St.in Homer Glen.
Tired of Aches & Pains? Learn What May Provide You with Relief
Silver Cross Hospital/RIC offers free lecture series and screening
New Lenox, IL (March 24, 2016) — Millions of Americans suffer from aches and pains daily but at what level of distress should you seek help to find relief from your pain? Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free Aches & Pains lecture series to assist you in determining when to seek help and how to eliminate soreness in various areas of the body. All participants will receive a Gift Bag which includes a complimentary knee, wrist or elbow pain screening performed by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician from The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross and other items to help you stay active. Register to attend one or more talks at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
Silver Cross Hospital Provided $40 Million in Community Benefit
New Lenox, IL (March 18, 2016)— Silver Cross Hospital’s Community Benefit totaled over $40 million in community benefit in fiscal year (FY) 2015 (October 1, 2014-September 30, 2015). Included in the hospital’s Community Benefit was over $5 million in charity care (at cost) in which Silver Cross does not expect payment from patients. An additional $6 million in uncompensated services was provided through the government’s Medicaid program.
Silver Cross Hospital and the Joliet Noon Lions Club Performed 115 Free Diabetes Screenings on Diabetes Alert Day
New Lenox, IL (March 23, 2016)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert Day, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club performed 115 free screenings to detect diabetes on March 22 at Silver Cross Hospital. Participants were offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Screening.