Advisory Board Gives Van to Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (March 15, 2013)— The Advisory Board recently gave Silver Cross Hospital a new vanto serve as a courtesy vehicle to transport patients and their guests from the parking lots to the Hospital entrances.
Silver Cross Hospital Celebrates First Anniversary at New Location
New Lenox, IL (Feb. 25, 2013)—On February 26, the staff at Silver Cross Hospital will celebrate the first anniversary of moving to its new location at I-355 and Rt. 6. Just one year ago, the hospital opened its doors and successfully transferred 129 patients from Joliet to the new 289-bed, 560,000-square-foot hospital in New Lenox that is equipped with advanced technology and spacious, private rooms. Since move day, the hospital has flourished reporting amazing increases in patient volumes and new healthcare services for area residents.
Silver Cross Hospital Performs over 100 Laparoscopic Surgeries in 6 months using the Most Sophisticated da Vinci Robot
New Lenox, IL (October 17, 2012)—When the new Silver Cross Hospital opened earlier this year, they debuted the da Vinci Si™ Robot, which is the most advanced robotic-assisted technology available today. The robot, known at Silver Cross as Mia, which stands for minimally invasive approach, has been used by surgeons on staff at the New Lenox hospital to perform more than 100 robotic surgeries in the past six months.
Time is Brain! Know Where to Go for Advanced Stroke Care and Recovery
(Jan. 14, 2013)—Each year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke. That means on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. You or a loved may be experiencing a stroke if one or more of the following symptoms occur suddenly:
- numbness or weakness of face, arm or leg - especially on one side of the body.
- confusion, trouble speaking or understanding.
- trouble seeing in one or both eyes.
- trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination.
- severe headache with no known cause
Call 9-1-1 immediately. Time is life, so it’s critically important that treatment be started fast. But knowing who to turn to for help and recovery can be just as critical. Fortunately, you now have access to the one of the best neuroscience teams in the world nearby.
Local Businessman Supports Hospital Chapel in Honor of His Late Wife
New Lenox, IL (September 13, 2012) — To honor the memory of his late wife, Twilla, local businessman and New Lenox resident Frank Margaron and his family donated funds to build the Silver Cross Chapel at the new Silver Cross Hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. The nondenominational Chapel was dedicated to all nurses everywhere.