Silver Cross Hospital to Sell 4.4 Acres to Hines Veteran’s Administration
V.A. to open Outpatient Clinic on Joliet campus after Silver Cross Relocates
Joliet, IL (Aug. 24, 2011)—The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission announced today that Hines Veteran’s Administration has accepted Silver Cross Hospital’s offer to sell 4.4 acres of its Joliet campus. The existing two-story 60,000 sq. ft. Emergency Department building will be transformed into an outpatient clinic to service area veterans after Silver Cross Hospital relocates to New Lenox on Feb. 26, 2012. The new V.A. Outpatient Clinic is expected to open in March 2013 following completion of renovations.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (August 22, 2011) — Michael Berkowitz, M.D., board certified physical medicine & rehabilitation physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff.
Re-Shaping “The Girls”
Center for Women’s Health Hosts free breast reconstruction program September 7
Joliet, IL (August 19, 2011)— Breast cancer is a devastating disease, affecting more than 254,000 American women each year, according to the American Cancer Society. The emotional and physical results are very different now from what they were in the past. New kinds of treatments as well as improved reconstructive surgery options mean that women who have breast cancer today have better choices.
Silver Cross Honors Physicians for Years of Service
Joliet, IL (August 19, 2011)—Silver Cross Hospital honored members of the Silver Cross Medical Staff with 20 or more years of service on August 4. Physicians receiving awards included:
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in September
Joliet, IL (August 17, 2011)— Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. The group meets every Wednesday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Rialto Room. For more information please contact (815) 741-6637 or visit www.silvercross.org.