Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Life-Saving Choice for Women
Many consider it a man’s disease. Yet half of those diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year are women. And about half of those women will die from it. This cancer is highly curable if caught at an early stage. Even better, certain preventative measures can reduce risk from the disease in the first place.
KidneyMobile to visit Silver Cross, offer free screenings March 15
Joliet, IL (March 1, 2011)— Silver Cross Renal Centers in partnership with the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois and Northeast Nephrology Consultants will offer free kidney disease screenings Tuesday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Specialty Care Pavilion Lobby on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet.
Silver Cross Hospital Supports Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois and Illinois Hospital Association
Landmark Collaborative to Improve Patient Quality at Illinois Hospitals
Joliet, IL (February 28, 2011)—Silver Cross Hospital is excited to support Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) and the Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) as they join forces to reduce Illinois hospital readmissions through a new quality initiative—Preventing Readmissions through Effective Partnerships (PREP). Partnering with nationally-recognized experts from the Division of Hospital Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Society of Hospital Medicine, PREP will help Illinois hospitals significantly reduce the rate of patient readmissions by 2014 through the following five key initiatives:
L-W North, L-W West soccer teams raise money
New Lenox, IL (February 24, 2011)—Hoping to raise awareness about prostate cancer, the varsity boys’ soccer teams at Lincoln-Way North and Lincoln-Way West high schools recently raised $650 to support cancer treatment and research.
Silver Cross Offers Support Groups in March
Joliet, IL (February 25, 2011)— Silver Cross Hospital will host a free Bipolar Disease Support Group for individuals and family members coping with bipolar disease on Tuesdays, March 8 and 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Specialty Care Pavilion lobby located on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet. New participants should call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register to attend.