Joliet Businessman Gives $1.5 Million to Fund new Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (Nov. 15, 2011)— Joliet businessman Edward Czerkies recently donated $1.5 million in memory of his wife, Carolyn, to benefit the Silver Cross Replacement Hospital at 1-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. This generous gift from the Czerkies family will support the construction of The University of Chicago Cancer Center at Silver Cross Hospital opening in April 2012. The building housing the Cancer Center will be named the Carolyn J. Czerkies Pavilion.
Revolutionary Vein-Viewing Technology Comes to Silver Cross Hospital
Joliet, IL (Nov. 10, 2011) — Silver Cross Hospital is the first hospital in Will County to use the latest technology in vascular imaging, VeinViewer® Vision. The patented VeinViewer is a revolutionary technology that projects the location of a patient’s subcutaneous vasculature directly on the surface of the skin, providing a vascular road map in real time.
Hugo Manzo Joins Silver Cross Health Community Commission
Joliet, IL (Nov. 9, 2011)—Local business leader, Hugo Manzo, has been selected to serve on the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission. Led by retired Will County Board Member, Margie Woods, the Commission is a not-for-profit organization of community members focused on the re-development of the Silver Cross Hospital Joliet campus, education and workforce development, and improving the quality life of the residents of Will County—particularly those on the east side of Joliet.
Silver Cross Wins State Healthcare Marketing Awards
Hospital Recognized in 2011 ISHMPR Pinnacle Awards Ceremony
Joliet, IL (Nov. 7, 2011)—The Illinois Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations (ISHMPR) honored marketing, public relations and communications professionals from across the state at its 2011 Annual Conference and Pinnacle Awards Presentation Nov. 3 and 4 at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL. Silver Cross Hospital received 11 Pinnacle Awards.
Stung By the Flu Bug?
Joliet, IL (Nov. 2, 2011)—High fevers, aching bones, diarrhea, and vomiting are all signs of the flu that can have you stuck in bed for days. But when these symptoms worsen, it can be difficult to know how to treat them. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that if you experience any of the following flu signs you should seek quick medical attention.