Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (June 29, 2011) — Robert Firlit, M.D., board certified urology physician has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Firlit attended medical school at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood. He completed a surgery residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood and a urology residency at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital in Hines, IL. His office is located with Associated Urological Specialists, LLC at 7530 W. College Drive, Palos Heights. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 361-0840.
Ice Cream Prevents Osteoporosis
Did you know that ice cream is loaded with calcium, providing 10% of your daily-recommended allowance per serving? That means that snacking can give you what you need to keep those bones in good shape preventing osteoporosis or “porous bones”.
Everything Designed for Better Emergency Care in New Silver Cross Hospital
In an emergency situation, every second counts. So, when it came time to design the emergency department opening in the Silver Cross Replacement Hospital in New Lenox on Feb. 26, 2012, improving access and throughput were top priorities.
Celebrate Independence Day Safely this July 4th
Joliet, IL (June 27, 2011) —On the 4th of July in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by red, white and blue flags, parades, road trips, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country. Silver Cross Hospital offers some tips to help you and your loved ones celebrate our nation’s Independence Day safely.
KidneyMobile® to visit Silver Cross, offer free screenings July 27
Silver Cross Renal Centers in partnership with the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois and Northeast Nephrology Consultants will offer free kidney disease screenings Wednesday, July 27 from 12-4 p.m. in the Specialty Care Pavilion Lobby on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet.